Source: Cowboys get safety Iloka on 1-year deal

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FRISCO, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys‘ flirtation with the safety spot this week has landed them George Iloka, who agreed to a one-year deal Saturday, a source told ESPN.

The Cowboys had made safety one of their targets in free agency. Though six-time Pro Bowler Earl Thomas had been the subject of rumors since the end of the 2017 season, he was never a realistic thought for Dallas because of the price. The Baltimore Ravens signed Thomas last week to a four-year, $55 million deal that included $32 million guaranteed.

The Cowboys visited with Clayton Geathers on Monday and Eric Berry on Tuesday. Geathers re-signed with the Indianapolis Colts, and Berry is still considering his options.

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Iloka, who turns 29 on March 31, has started 79 of 99 games, including 76 during a six-year span with the Cincinnati Bengals. After his release from the Bengals last year, he

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