A day after signing one of their third round picks, Baylor receiver Terrance Williams, to a four-year deal, the Dallas Cowboys brought their other third rounder, Georgia Southern safety J.J. Wilcox, into the fold on Wednesday.
Five of Dallas’ seven draft picks have now signed, leaving their top two selections--first rounder Travis Frederick (center, Wisconsin) and second rounder Gavin Escobar (tight end, San Diego State)--as the only ones without a deal.
According to Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News, Wilcox’s deal is for four years and worth around $8 million. After an impressive offseason, Wilcox will compete with veteran Will Allen for the starting job opposite Barry Church.
While there seems just an outside chance that he’ll win said job, Wilcox is expected to get some playing time on defense and contribute immediately to special teams.
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