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Injuries kept safety Matt Johnson sidelined all of 2012, and he'll need to have a stellar 2013 to stay with the team.
Johnson might have been a fourth-round selection last year, but that doesn't guarantee him a spot on the roster next year if he underwhelms.
The Eastern Washington product didn't exactly receive a vote of confidence from owner Jerry Jones earlier this offseason, either.
“I like [Barry] Church, don’t know about Johnson,” Jones said told Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram back in March.
Johnson and Barry Church were the projected starters at safety before the draft. With the selection of J.J. Wilcox in the draft, though, there will be some competition in training camp.
This is a make-or-break year for Johnson with the team. If he earns a starting job, he'll need to stand out in order to keep it. If he doesn't and just fades into the depths of the depth chart, he'll be gone by next year.