Value of Cowboys Safeties in IDP

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Value of Cowboys Safeties in IDP

Postby turcorox911 » Fri May 25, 2018 7:56 am

So far it looks like there are really only 3 contenders for the 2 starting safety gigs in Dallas. They are...

1. Jeff Heath
2. Kavon Frazier
3. Xavier Woods

Other guys that may have a chance include Chidobe Awuzie, Jameil Showers, Marqueston Huff, Kam Kelly, Tyree Robinson, and MAYBE Byron Jones (although I think he's gonna stay at CB).

So how do you rank these players from best to worst? Who you taking a flyer on? You all think the team acquires another safety somehow before the start of the season?

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Re: Value of Cowboys Safeties in IDP

Postby Ruggenater » Fri May 25, 2018 8:37 am

Dallas has come out and said that Byron Jones is going to be a CB this year. I guess that was enough for ESPN, as he's lost his Safety designation.

I guess I'd rank them Heath, Woods, Frazier, but is there really much value to be had here? I think you're looking at a low end S3 with any of these guys.
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Re: Value of Cowboys Safeties in IDP

Postby turcorox911 » Fri May 25, 2018 9:35 am

Frazier has the most upside though if you ask me. He'll have to earn the starting job first though.

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Re: Value of Cowboys Safeties in IDP

Postby lukkynumber13 » Fri May 25, 2018 10:16 am

Ruggenater wrote:
Fri May 25, 2018 8:37 am
I guess I'd rank them Heath, Woods, Frazier, but is there really much value to be had here? I think you're looking at a low end S3 with any of these guys.
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Re: Value of Cowboys Safeties in IDP

Postby Ice » Sun May 27, 2018 8:03 pm

Woods will win the SS job IMO. Dallas is really high on him on both run support and pass pro. He is versatile.

He is worth a shot but the front 7 is really getting good and Dallas runs a lot of cover 2 in the back end so it will be interesting to see if he is a start worthy player. I thunk he is a lock starter.

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Re: Value of Cowboys Safeties in IDP

Postby dlf_tomk » Wed May 30, 2018 1:29 am

This is a really interesting one. I dont think we should entirely abandon the idea of Byron J.
According to PFF last year he played:
Outside CB 4%
Slot 20%
Safety 54%
LB 14%

So by the team saying he moves to corner fulltime are they just saying he starts in the slot? And maybe we can expect 55% there and 20% at safety?

Jourdan Lewis was excellent as a rookie playing outside. Awuzie was promising. Anthony Brown is there too (and only played 15% in the slot in 2017). And Byron Jones didn't play outside any meaningful amount. So assuming he's suddenly a starting outside corner seems a stretch to me

I think we tend to be a little but too compartmental with a lot of DBs. We say they're going to be one thing or the other, but in reality they mostly do a lot of different things.

Jeff Heath is going to be on the field. Aside from that it's a lottery at the moment.
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