3 biggest concerns on the Cowboys' roster ahead of training camp

As training camp is closely approaching, the Cowboys have positions that lack depth and need to be addressed in one way or another.
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NFL training camp is nearing and the Dallas Cowboys lack depth and production in a few positions. Most teams in the league are battling the same issue, but for a Cowboys team that is striving for another double-digit win season, these holes could be lethal.

What's left of the free agent pool is the only way to improve these spots. If Dallas wants to battle for the NFC East crown and make a run in the postseason, some positions are going to need more attention than others. With that, let's dive into three positions that are hindering the team the most before camp.

3. Cornerback

Now you might be thinking: How can cornerback be a concern when ball-hawks Trevon Diggs and DaRon Bland are patrolling the secondary. Well, since we are talking about depth, the position is absolutely a concern.

Diggs and Bland have had great seasons individually in their time with Dallas. Still, after Diggs' season-ending injury last September, the two have yet to play a full season side by side. If you look at it, this duo could be one of the league's best with more time together. Yet, behind this duo and with Jordan Lewis mainly at the nickel position, this cornerback room is thin.

Nashon Wright and Eric Scott Jr. have showed very little and nothing, respectively, over the years. Additionally, 2024 fifth-round pick Caelen Carson's injury history in college can stall his usage early on. Dallas also went out and tried their luck in the UFL talent pool yet again, bringing in former first-round pick Gareon Conley to the practice squad.

Whatever way you look at it, Diggs and Bland are likely to stand out yet again in 2024. However, they cannot be the only corners that defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer is comfortable putting on the field. This position will need to be a focal point in training camp.