News: DMN: Versatile Ratliff appears to be ideal fit for new Cowboys defense

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    Rainer Sabin / Reporter | Bio
    7:05 PM on Sat., Aug. 20, 2011 | Permalink

    Earlier this month, during the Cowboys' training camp, a scene unfolded that prompted a double-take. There was Jay Ratliff, lining up at safety next to Gerald Sensabaugh. The fact that Ratliff was deployed in the secondary for that one play underscored both his versatility and the unorthodox nature of new defensive coordinator Rob Ryan's system.

    It also highlighted the fact that Ratliff may be the ideal player for Ryan's scheme.

    Ratliff was the subject of a story that appeared in The Dallas Morning News today. Here is an excerpt:

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