The Dallas Cowboys may finally be zeroing in on a safety in free agency.
The team has watched Danieal Manning sign with the Houston Texans, Eric Weddle return to the Chargers, and as of Sunday, Michael Huff return to Oakland. All of these were considered options for the Cowboys’ need at safety, but there remains at least one interesting possibility.
Former Browns’ safety Abram Elam had been included in the aforementioned group--and not only does he remain on the market, his familiarity with defensive coordinator Rob Ryan (formerly of the Browns, of course) could just land him in silver and blue in 2011.
Ryan spoke with Elam on the phone on Saturday night, Elam said on Twitter, via the Dallas Morning News: "Just hung up with Rob Ryan he spoke about how good @terencenewman1 and the defense is and can be.. I told him well #CTMFC#"
We’re told that “CTMFC” is web-speak for “cut the check,” with an enhancing bit of unpublishable language in between, for effect. It certainly would make sense for the Cowboys to CTC, at this point, as not only would Elam provide somewhat of an upgrade from Gerald Sensabaugh, but he could help the secondary in learning Ryan’s distinct brand of the 3-4.
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