Dallas Cowboys 53-man roster prediction (post-OTA edition) V2.0

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Dallas Cowboys WR and TE

Receiver (6): Amari Cooper, CeeDee Lamb, Michael Gallup, Cedrick Wilson, Noah Brown, Semi Fehoko

This is as good of a WR corps as there is in the NFL. Cooper remains one of the most underrated WRs in the NFL. He posted a brilliant season last year despite playing with five different quarterbacks and looks to post career numbers in 2021 with Dak Prescott back.

CeeDee Lamb is another player set to explode in 2021. The second year superstar looks like a top-5 WR in the making and playing alongside Gallup and Coop, he’s bound to get some pretty attractive match-ups in Year 2.

Michael Gallup is on the cusp of free agency. With the NFL flooded at WR, Gallup has to do something to separate from the pack this year. I’m betting a career year from him as well. All three of the top spots are locks so the real fun begins at WR4.

WR4 has been a rotation between Cedrick Wilson and Noah Brown. Brown is arguably the best inline blocking WR in the game, and Wilson is the most competent and versatile backup Dallas has had in years. Wilson is expensive for a reserve but he backs up all three starting spots so my money is on him sticking around.

Finally we have the rookie from Stanford. Semi is raw but has enormous size and great speed. He’s also a strong special teams player who will make the roster the old fashioned way.

Tight End (3) Blake Jarwin, Dalton Schultz, Sean McKeon

Blake Jarwin is making his way back from a season-ending knee injury and has yet to be cleared 100%. But he’s a dynamic pass-catcher who’s unquestionably the best receiving threat of the tight end bunch so I think the TE1 spot is his as soon as he’s ready.

Dalton Schultz impressed last season when he was thrust into the starting lineup. He’s not great at anyone item but he’s extremely competent and a nice TE2 to keep around. I even expect him to get snaps in some 11 personnel looks (1 TE sets) when the Dallas Cowboys want to show run (Schultz is a much better run blocker than Jarwin).

Finally, McKeon gets the last spot. Another fairly well rounded prospect, McKeon is the favorite to take Dalton’s TE2 spot when he leaves next season. I think McKeon will edge out Jeremy Sprinkle in camp and win the last job.