3 struggling Cowboys starters who could be replaced after the bye

Which Dallas Cowboys players could end up being replaced at the bye week?

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2. Jayron Kearse, safety

One area of the Dallas Cowboys roster that might be deeper right now than any of the others is the safety position. Dallas had a wide variety of safeties playing well in the NFL preseason and they have found some gems in free agency as well. Malik Hooker has earned an extension from the team, Donovan Wilson has become a staple, and the Cowboys even listed three "starting" safeties on their initial depth chart this season.

But at this point, you can't help but wonder if Jayron Kearse has perhaps worn out his welcome.

Kearse is third on the Cowboys with 28 tackles so far this season. He got an interception off of Zach Wilson in the Cowboys' win over the New York Jets, and has a couple of QB hits and a handful of passes defensed.

Cowboys fans were fed up with Kearse after the team's utter debacle against the 49ers a few weeks back, and the Cowboys have some young players on their roster that could be intriguing to replace him with, at least to give something a try.

Fans have been clamoring for Juanyeh Thomas, in particular, but Kearse is also playing significantly more than all of Marquese Bell, Thomas, and Israel Mukuamu. If Kearse's struggles were apparent to the coaching staff prior to the bye, maybe we'll see other guys getting playing time against the Rams.