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Matt Elam is one of the top safeties in the draft this season, and Dallas would be wise to do its due diligence scouting him.
The former Gator stands 5'10" and has that knack for finding the ball-carrier that any NFL coach wants. He's also able to defend wide receivers that have a height advantage against him. CBS Sports has him going No. 22 overall to St. Louis, but he could certainly fall to the second round and into Dallas' lap.
With Gerald Sensabaugh gone, the Cowboys would have to rely on an inexperienced duo in the secondary next season. The same secondary the team spent a first-round pick to improve just last season when it drafted Morris Claiborne.
Owner Jerry Jones even admitted he's worried about the situation, telling Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, "I like Church, don't know about Johnson."
Dallas has been in need of drafting a top-level safety for a few years now, and Elam is the best option to feel that need.