Report: Cowboys meet with veteran safety Robert Blanton

The loss of safeties Barry Church and J.J. Wilcox are being felt within the Dallas Cowboys' organization.

As it stands, the team would depend on backup Jeff Heath and second-year safety Kavon Frazier to get the job done in 2017 -- while still keeping a keen eye on what has turned out to be an insanely deep draft class full of defensive backs.

The latter isn't stopping them from value-shopping in free agency, however, as they just reportedly hosted a meeting with veteran Robert Blanton.

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The 6-foot-1, 200 lb. Blanton was a fifth-round pick in 2012 by the Minnesota Vikings and led the team in tackles in 2014 (105) before landing with the Buffalo Bills on a one-year, $840K deal.

That deal would end rather unceremoniously, though, as Blanton would eventually find himself on the Bills' injured reserve list after suffering a foot injury in Week 11 of the 2016 season.

Now healthy and looking for a new NFL home, the Cowboys look interested in at least kicking the tires to get a reading.

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