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Cowboys planning to meet with reps for Byron Jones at combine

Could the Cowboys look to extend Byron Jones this offseason?

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It has been a busy week foe the Cowboys. From the Randy Gregory suspension news, to announcing the Jason Witten has come out of retirement to join the Cowboys for the 2019 season, this week has been a hectic one for the Jones family. While the talks are likely preliminary, sources tell the Athletic that the Cowboys plan to meet with Byron Jones representatives at the combine in hopes to talk an extension with the 26-year-old cornerback.

Byron Jones is coming off an incredible year as a full-time starter at cornerback in Kris Richard’s secondary. After reaching his first Pro Bowl as a full-time starter at corner, Jones is looking to cash in in free agency this offseason. While being listed on his fifth-year option in 2019, the Cowboys may look to extend Jones after this year, but get the contract work done this offseason. Jones is set to make a little shy of $6.3 million in 2019, which is good value for a Pro Bowl caliber cornerback.

With plenty of needs in free agency, should the Cowboys look to extend Byron Jones this offseason, or allow him to prove it again under the fifth-year option?

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