The former University of Alabama football player, Ha'Sean Clinton-Dix, was released by the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday afternoon. He signed a one-year deal with the Cowboys back in April worth up to $3.75 million.

This is surprising to many, considering that he was one of the most experienced players in the safety position for the Cowboys. With Xavier Woods being a starting safety for the Cowboy's this season, most would have thought Clinton-Dix would be alongside him for the 2020 season.

During the Cowboy's training camp, Clinton-Dix stopped getting reps with the regular defensive starters. Instead, defensive back Darian Thompson was rotating in and out across from Xavier Woods. Another option for the safety position being Donovan Wilson, who has two years of experience in the league.

The release of Ha'Sean Clinton-Dix only goes to show that the safety position is the trouble position for the Cowboys. It is a big spot to fill and if they don't end up finding the right guy for the job soon it could be problematic for their upcoming season.

Aside from Xavier Woods, they also have veteran defensive back Darryl Worley who has moved to the safety position a couple of times throughout his career. Although, Clinton-Dix was not the promising star for the safety job as many believed him to be, there is still a chance for him to be picked up by another team in 2020.

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