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Barry Church Gets A Four-Year Contract Extension

Church started three games at safety before going down with a season-ending Achilles injury

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Barry Church did enough in training camp to convince the Dallas Cowboys that he was ready for a full-time starting job, and though he made it through only three games before a torn Achilles ended his season prematurely, he did enough in that span to convince the team to hang onto him for awhile.

Now on the injured reserve, Church was given a four-year contract extension by the Cowboys on Friday. He was in the final year of a three-year rookie deal as of this season, and, were it not for the extension, would have become a restricted free agent at season’s end.

Originally signed as an undrafted free agent in 2010 out of Toledo, Church had eight tackles, two passes defensed and a fumble recovery before going down in the third quarter of the victory over the Buccaneers.

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