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Competition Nothing New For Scandrick

Orlando Scandrick will come into camp as the odds-on favorite to work in the slot



    Cowboys fourth round pick B.W. Webb will compete for a starting job with Orlando Scandrick in 2013, but Scandrick isn’t exactly worried about it. Because for Scandrick, competition is nothing new.

    "Last year, I was supposed to be competing with Mike [Jenkins] for the same position and this year it's something new," Scandrick said this week, per ESPN Dallas. "It doesn't affect me."

    Jenkins is now gone, having departed for Oakland and a one-year deal with the Raiders in free agency, leaving Jenkins as the odds-on favorite to remain Dallas’s slot corner, a role he filled well a year ago until a fractured hand ended his season on Thanksgiving Day. But he’ll be playing that position as part of a brand new defense, the 4-3 system brought in by Monte Kiffin.

    "You don't really have it all in yet," Scandrick said of the new defense. "You learn it on the fly. It will give us a chance to make a lot of plays. I wouldn't say my role changes because the scheme is different. It's a little different for me, similar things that I did, different terminology. It will be a learning experience for me. I have to come (in) every day and take notes and re-learn a lot of things."

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