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Ham & Biscuit

Ken Hamlin and Roy Williams. I dub thee Ham & Biscuit. Sounds like a country breakfast.

Lenny P. weighs in on the signing of Ken Hamlin.

The addition of Hamlin, who will pair with Pro Bowl strong safety Roy Williams, should provide Dallas with one of the top safety tandems in the league. Hamlin will likely play free safety, which will enable Williams to play closer to the line of scrimmage. That will permit the Cowboys to better camouflage Williams' deficiencies in pass coverage.

Adam Schefter shares similar sentiments about the duo.

Now Hamlin and Roy Williams will form one of the most formidable safety tandems in the league.

Tom Orsborn likes the move.

The former Arkansas standout is a dependable two-way safety -- strong against the run and capable in coverage. He's a definite upgrade over Pat Watkins and Keith Davis and is known as a hard hitter and an emotional leader. And with only a one-year deal at a bargain price ($2.5 million), he'll be hungry to prove himself.

Make no mistake. The Cowboys haven't eliminated drafting a safety in the first round. But if Florida's Reggie Nelson or Texas' Michael Griffin are gone when Dallas is on the clock, they don't have to sweat it because they already have Hamlin.

The point about the one-year deal should be taken seriously. Hamlin was let go by his former team, didn't get the money he wanted in free agency and now signs a one-year contract. That dude is going to be playing for his financial livelihood this year. It can do wonders for a player's performance.

The rest of Orsborn's article is a love letter to Reggie Nelson. Terry, did you get a job ghost writing for Orsborn?

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