Karl Joseph, S
The next position the Dallas Cowboys could potentially make a splash in free agency would be at the safety position if they don’t feel like picking one at No. 17 in the draft is worth the value. They would need a safety with starting experience and in need of a fresh start.
That safety is Karl Joseph.
Joseph has been on the outs with the Oakland Raiders ever since Jon Gruden arrived and during that time he has been linked to the Cowboys whenever a trade has been discussed.
Now that Joseph has become a free agent the Cowboys can go after him without having to give up a player of draft capital and according to Spotrac.com, his market value is projected around $6 million a year. And while Joseph may not have the most impressive stats but the best thing about Joseph is his ability to cover and make tackles.
Something that safety Jeff Heath wasn’t able to do consistently during his time with the Cowboys. Joseph’s effective tackling and cover ability paired with current safety Xavier Woods range covering the middle of the field would give the Cowboys a very good tandem that can cover anything thrown at them. They would also make receivers think twice about going across the middle of the field because both also love dishing out big hits.
The Cowboys really need a strong safety and I believe that Joseph is that safety that can give the Cowboys a good chance at getting farther into the playoffs.