3 Best Remaining Free Agents the Cowboys Can Still Sign After the Draft

The Dallas Cowboys can still add some veteran help in free agency
Tyler Boyd
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1. Tyler Boyd, WR

Even though it will be odd to see him in a Raiders jersey, moving on from Michael Gallup was the right call since his contract had become such a problem. The Cowboys should have never extended him coming off a torn ACL but they decided not only to force Amari Cooper out of town but to give Gallup five years and $62.5 million.

He wasn't the same player after he came back and while he could still make a few highlight-reel grabs, the Cowboys had to find more consistency at the WR3 position. So far, they haven't done that.

Dallas still has CeeDee Lamb and Brandin Cooks, who are capable of doing the heavy lifting. Behind them, however, is Jalen Tolbert, KaVontae Turpin, and rookie Ryan Flournoy from Southeast Missouri State. In other words, there's talent but no one who has proven they can get it done in the big moments.

That's why it would make sense to grab a player with the experience of Tyler Boyd.

A second-round pick in 2016, Boyd spent his eight-year career with the Cincinnati Bengals. He's twice topped 1,000 yards receiving (in 2018 and 2019) and has 513 receptions for 6,000 yards with 31 touchdowns in all. He also has 21 receptions for 199 yards and a touchdown in the postseason.

Boyd has been in contact with the Pittsburgh Steelers, which makes sense considering he played collegiately at Pitt and spent his whole career in the AFC North. Still, as long as he hasn't signed, the Cowboys should do what they can to try and shore up their passing game with the sure-handed slot receiver.

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