In 2016, the two biggest weaknesses for the Dallas Cowboys were at cornerback and pass rusher. That is part of the reason the Green Bay Packers were able to knock the Cowboys out of the playoffs. Dallas reached out and fixed the cornerback position in the 2017 NFL Draft, taking three corners in the draft and also bringing in Nolan Carroll to join Orlando Scandrick and Anthony Brown.

However, Dallas Cowboys star wide receiver Dez Bryant wanted more star power in the defensive secondary and reached out to free agent cornerback Darrelle Revis on Twitter.

After coming off the worst season of his career, Revis is still unsigned, and Bryant asked him to consider coming to Dallas, saying he will like their culture and what they are doing right now.

The Cowboys secondary

The fact right now is that the Dallas Cowboys will almost surely not sign Darrelle Revis outside of him giving them a huge discount. Nolan Carroll has signed away from the Philadelphia Eagles and is expected to start across from Orlando Scandrick.

Now, Carroll did just get a DWI in Dallas, but he should have every chance to win the starting job regardless.

Anthony Brown was solid last year as a rookie and played a lot in place of former injured starter Morris Claiborne. Add in the second round pick Chidobe Awuzie from Colorado, third round pick Jourdan Lewis from Michigan, and sixth round pick Marquez White from Florida State, and the Dallas Cowboys are completely stocked up at cornerback after the NFL Draft.

Of course, that won't stop a player like Dez Bryant from wanting to do everything he can to help make the defense better to support the great offense that helped the Cowboys win 13 games in 2016.

Darrelle Revis

There is a reason that Darrelle Revis is still a free agent. At one time, Revis was considered the best cover cornerback in the NFL and "Revis Island" was a nickname given to him because quarterbacks would never throw to the receiver he covered.

However, things fell apart in 2016.

While playing for the hapless New York Jets, Darrelle Revis had the worst season of his NFL career. At the age of 32, Revis finished the season with 53 total tackles and only one interception while breaking up five passes. It also wasn't because quarterbacks weren't throwing at him anymore. Opposing quarterbacks had a 104.2 passer rating when throwing in his direction in 2016.

The Dallas Cowboys haven't had success with the passing game but their old corners of Brandon Carr and Morris Claiborne played better than Darrelle Revis, and Dallas wouldn't pay to keep them. Don't expect Dez Bryant's wish to go further than Twitter.

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