With the free safety position an area of concern for the Dallas Cowboys this offseason, the organization is doing everything in its power to try and find a player to provide help.
One name to keep an eye on is Texas Tech safety Dwayne Slay, TheRanchReport.com has learned.
Slay, who measured in this weekend at the NFL Scouting Combine at 6-3½ and 217 pounds, has already spoken extensively with the Cowboys, Texans, Redskins and Dolphins.
Slay led the Red Raiders defense in tackles during his senior season (114), including 3.5 for loss, one sack and eight forced fumbles.
Of course, the Cowboys are looking for a free safety that excels in coverage situations, which may not be ideal for a player like Slay, who lacks pure explosiveness and speed. However, don't forget the 6-3 defender could also serve as a back up to strong safety Roy Williams if needed.
In addition, he would also have the opportunity to add a few pounds and grow into an outside linebacker role.
Slay is currently ranked by Scout.com as the No. 14 overall safety in the NFL Draft.
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