4 Cowboys who could follow Dan Quinn to the Commanders

Dan Quinn could reach out to a few former Dallas Cowboys players as he looks to build up his defense in Washington

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3. Jourdan Lewis, CB

The Washington Commanders were awful against the pass in 2023, but not for lack of trying to shore up the secondary. They used their top two picks in the draft on cornerbacks as they brought in Emmanuel Forbes at No. 16 overall and Quan Martin at No. 47. Both were featured in the defense and while Martin was solid in the slot, Forbes struggled on the outside.

With Kendall Fuller starting opposite Forbes, opposing teams attacked the rookie often. That led to a lot of success as the Commanders gave up 4,457 yards and 39 touchdowns through the air — landing in last place for each statistic.

With Fuller hitting the open market, Quinn might prefer to bring in a veteran corner he's more comfortable with while also saving some money. That could lead to Jourdan Lewis making the trip to the Nation's Capital.

Lewis, who was a third-round pick out of Michigan in 2017 has spent the past seven seasons in Dallas. There were those who were ready to see him leave in 2023 but when Trevon Diggs was injured and the Cowboys were able to turn to Lewis, they changed their tune.

He finished this past season with 52 tackles, five pass defenses, three forced fumbles, and an interception. Always known for being a savvy player, Lewis might see the chance to follow Quinn as a way to make sure he sees the field more frequently.