Rookies Switzer and Noah Brown figure to have bigger roles in 2018. Terrell Owens Won’t Attend Football Hall Of Fame Induction, Dallas Cowboys: 'Hope' is the key word for 2018. The Out-Of-The-Runnings: Mekale McKay, Marchie Murdock, K.D. This group of veterans did little to help second-year Dak Prescott, as their inability to gain consistent separation from defenders put their young quarterback in several difficult situations this past season. Now one could easily assume Cole Beasley or Terrance Williams will assume the number one receiver role but that thought has been cast in doubt in recent weeks. For now let’s try to rank these players based off of their stats, contracts, physical attributes, and experience. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images). Please also read our Privacy Notice and Terms of Use, which became effective December 20, 2019. Dallas Cowboys: ‘Hope’ is the key word for 2018, Dallas Cowboys: Cowboys need to use Rico Gathers, There are no high paid stars involved, there are just role players looking to make a name for themselves. Breakdown. There are more players than there are roster spots and it’s easy to see that these are the four who are at the tail end of the group right now.

That feels like a decade ago. They signed receivers, drafted receivers, and even traded for a receiver. If there’s a roster spot that Lance Lenoir is taking, it’s definitely Noah’s. However, the Seahawks responded with a 27-yard Sebastian Janikowski field goal, thanks to 66 yards passing by Russell Wilsonon the drive. By choosing I Accept, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies. @successfulj7_ with a filthy diving catch. Of course keeping that many players at one spot means you have to go shallow somewhere else, and thus is the pickle of roster-building. Then you have wildcard players such as Tavon Austin, Deonte Thompson, and rookies Michael Gallup and Cedrick Wilson. After further review: Jaylon Smith and Leighton Vander Esch are hurting the Cowboys defense. To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy. Antwaun Woods DT. There are no high paid stars involved, there are just role players looking to make a name for themselves.

Your privacy is safe with us. Bryant is scheduled to make $12.5 million in 2018, and then again in 2019. Cedrick Wilson is also an exception of sorts due to his injury that will sideline him all season. It’s been Terrance Williams that people don’t want to commit to, despite his fully guaranteed salary for 2018.

Dalton Schultz TE. The resulting drive ended in a Brett Maher 39 yard field goal. Now one could easily assume. ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 26: Head coach Jason Garrett of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates with Dez Bryant. Cannon, Rickey Jeune. The Dallas Cowboys head coach spoke on Thursday. Is Tavon Austin a running back or a wide receiver? Lenoir and Brian Brown were standouts in training camp and in the preseason. We could be looking at a situation where the Cowboys technically keep seven wide receivers with Tavon Austin. The next three drives for both teams ended in punts. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. Cowboys News: Ezekiel Elliott says Cowboys current situation is “2020 summed up”. C.J. He’s certainly benefited from other circumstances surrounding the position thus far in camp, but the important thing is that he’s made the most of all the opportunities that have come his way. He hasn’t lit the world on fire and he’ll never be what people qualify as a “number one” receiver on a team, but he’s a solid veteran presence and he’s proven that two weeks in. Malik Turner WR. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. Butler all but exited Dallas’ plans the minute he threw his teammates under the bus last week through various media outlets. The Dallas Cowboys will have an intense competition going on at wide receiver. After a missed 57 yard field goal by Maher, Seattle responded by a Janikowski 42 yard field goal.

Dallas Cowboys: ‘Hope’ is the key word for 2018 by Daniel Ruppert Dallas Cowboys: Cowboys need to use Rico Gathers by Dink Kearney Dallas Cowboys: Who are the top wide receivers … And if he is willing to work things out financially, Dez should stay in Big D. Bryant is a talented receiver that can still make big plays. Brice Butler, WR. I think he’s going to make some plays.#CowboysCamp #Cowboys pic.twitter.com/xH0UnprHpN. Goodwin CB. Although I’d love to see Dallas bring in at least two receivers to play in the top three spots within this group, the more realistic outcome is that the Cowboys keep a majority of their current players, draft a wide receiver in the top three rounds and develop him behind their veterans in his first season. Dallas must ask Bryant to take a pay cut this offseason, as his lagging production for the past three years hasn’t lived up to his massive contract. Who knows. Dallas Cowboys need to capitalize on Will McClay’s brilliance, Dallas Cowboys hire a new offensive line coach, The top 30 moments in Dallas Cowboys history, 30 Greatest Dallas Cowboys in Franchise History, The Dallas Cowboys remix offensive line magic with new coach, Thankful for Steelers Exit, Bengals Fans Are Donating to Blake Bortles' Charity, Dallas Cowboys need to capitalize on Will McClay's brilliance. Wide Receiver #88. Williams signed a team-friendly four-year, $17 million deal last offseason and figures to be on the team at least another year.

There were definitely locks, but there were also players on the bubble, and as always, there were pet cats. What is even tougher about this competition is that so many of these players are on an equal playing field. So here is the number one wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys heading into 2018. Bryant can still be a valuable asset in Dallas.

Although he posted near career low numbers last season, I believe there is a feeling Cole can return to form in a contract year. Dallas responded by a 75-yard drive which culminated in … It’s been a hodgepodge that’s difficult to dissect. And he is unlikely to see an offer anywhere close to $12.5 million if he does so. With massive expectations placed on them and the rest of the Cowboys high-octane offense coming off a 13-3 season, last year’s version of America’s Team failed to live up to the considerable hype. . They explored all avenues of acquisition. At the core of their offensive struggles was their wide receiver corps. Build your custom FanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis on Dallas Cowboys and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. It’s not hard to argue that the position group on the Cowboys with the biggest turnover this offseason was wide receiver. Did the Cowboys improve at wide receiver in 2018? The Joneses are already looking to next year. The most optimistic man in the NFL, Jerry Jones, can’t find a bright side. The truth is though that Terrance has played very well throughout camp, and that’s in spite of coming off of a foot injury over the offseason. But the Cowboys have to tread carefully here. … Terence Steele OT.

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from. Visit ESPN to view the Dallas Cowboys team depth chart for the current season Trevon Diggs. They’ll attempt to somehow squeeze onto the already packed active roster this upcoming season. We’ve broken them into categories, and I’m sure you’ll totally agree.