The Dallas Cowboys re-signed safety and special teams ace Danny McCray over the weekend, the Dallas Morning News has reported.
McCray is coming off a career-year in 2012, when he saw dramatically increased playing time due to a string of injuries throughout the defense and finished second on the team in tackles with 87. He also finished second in special teams tackles, with 18.
Obviously, safety is one of the greatest areas of need for the Cowboys this offseason. They cut veteran Gerald Sensabaugh in a cost-cutting maneuver earlier this offseason and signed veteran Will Allen. There seems a fair chance they will target a safety in Thursday’s draft as well.
Before the McCray signing, Dallas had just three safeties on the roster with previous NFL experience: Allen, Matt Johnson, Barry Church.
2013 will be McCray’s fifth season in the league.
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