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Report: Cowboys are out of the race for Dolphins DB Minkah Fitzpatrick

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It doesn’t look like the Cowboys will be making a big move.

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The Miami Dolphins will visit the Dallas Cowboys and when they do so odds are that they won’t have defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick on their team.

Fitzpatrick has been on the trade block and had the eye of every NFL fan base over the last week, the Dallas Cowboys certainly among them. When a player of his caliber becomes available people are always lining up to try and put him on their team. Of course, though, the price is always a big factor.

While the Cowboys are 2-0 there’s no doubt that Fitzpatrick could help them (because he could help anyone). Don’t get your hopes up though, according to the Miami Herald the Cowboys are squarely out of the race for the former first-round pick.

It would surprise if Minkah Fitzpatrick makes it to the Dallas Cowboys game next Sunday. The Dolphins have been talking with three teams who are seriously interested in the former No. 11 overall selection, according to sources.

The Dallas Cowboys, interested early on, have dropped out of the derby and would have to do much work to make up the ground they’ve lost to those three teams.

The Dolphins are certain -- certain! -- they’re going to get a first-round draft pick for the defensive back. And they’re confident they might get an extra piece of compensation in the deal as well -- perhaps a player, or maybe a lower-round draft pick.

The Dallas secondary certainly has a lot of room to improve this season, but some of that is simply a product of time and reps being needed. The Cowboys have put together one of the best rosters in the NFL and are having success so doubting them feels a little steep at the moment.