The Dallas Cowboys every year have players who make an impact to help the team, whether that player is on offense or defense. Doesn't matter if that player is a high draft pick, veteran, or a rookie free agent, players every year find ways to make plays for their respective roster.

The Cowboys start their rookie minicamps and organized team activities this weekend to jumpstart their offseason program. Followed by the conditioning and weight room workout sessions as players get in shape for training camp later in the summer.

Training camp usually starts in early August, that is when players battle for spots on the roster and practices get intense.

Steven Mullennax, who writes for the Landry Hat, has his breakout player for the Cowboys, but I disagree with his player because my list has players who want it more. As we prepare and get locked in for the offseason, I want to talk about a few players who I think have great opportunities to have a breakout season for the Cowboys.

Chidobe Awuzie

The first player I chose is cornerback Chidobe Awuzie. Awuzie was the Cowboys second-round draft pick in the 2017 NFL Draft out of Colorado. Awuzie nearly missed half of the season as he dealt with a lingering hamstring injury which kept him in and out of the lineup.

Fans were patiently waiting to see a confident and healthy Awuzie since he showed flashes of potential in training camp last offseason as he was all over the practice field.

He played in ten games and started in six of them when he was at full strength last season. Once Awuzie was back he was all over the field, breaking up passes, tackles for loss, and locking down teams number one receivers.

I believe with a full and healthy training camp this summer, Awuzie will be able to show the Cowboys fans and everyone what we missed on out last season when we needed playmakers on defense.

These are the reasons why I consider him to be a breakout player for the Cowboys.

Jourdan Lewis

The next person on the list is cornerback Jourdan Lewis. Lewis, just like Awuzie, was a player the Cowboys picked in the 2017 NFL Draft. He was projected to be a late first or early second-round pick but fell to the third-round by Dallas because of a domestic violence case he was on trial for.

Lewis early on in training camp last season dealt with a hamstring injury which kept him out until week two against the Denver Broncos. He came right in the lineup and had some growing pains early in the year as he adjusted to the scheme. As the season went on, he became known around the league as one of the lockdown rookie cornerbacks.

He finished with 56 tackles, six solo tackles, ten pass deflections and one interception. For a rookie cornerback those are good stats, also the very reason why I think he can put up better numbers in all categories this season. He is due for a breakout year and if he is available he will do just that.

Xavier Woods

The last candidate I've chosen is safety Xavier Woods.

Woods was the third cornerback taken in the same draft as Awuzie and Lewis as a sixth-round draft pick out of Louisiana tech. Woods is one of the most versatile players the Cowboys have on their roster. He can play all over the field and he showed that by playing in the slot as the nickel, strong safety position, and also free safety this past season.

Woods finished last season with a total of 42 tackles, three pass deflections, and one interception. He as well as any rookies had growing pains as we struggled early with his tackling, which he improved on later in the year.

I believe free safety is his best position because of his good tackling ability and his knack for creating turnovers he showed while playing in college at Louisiana Tech.

He is at his best when he can play in space and "lay the wood" as they say when he comes rumbling at offenders. He too will only get better and will be a breakout player for the Cowboys this season.

These are the three candidates I have to break out for the Cowboys this season. These individuals came in the same draft, played together in the same system, and now they have a year of NFL experience under their belt. These young cornerbacks are hungry, feisty, and have a will to win and they will show that this season.