3 Cowboys Most Likely to Be Traded in 2024 Offseason

If the Dallas Cowboys are able to swing any trades this offseason, these are the 3 players they could look to send elsewhere

Dec 17, 2023; Orchard Park, New York, USA; Dallas Cowboys quarterback Cooper Rush (10) and
Dec 17, 2023; Orchard Park, New York, USA; Dallas Cowboys quarterback Cooper Rush (10) and / Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports
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1. Michael Gallup, WR

There was a time when Michael Gallup appeared ready for stardom. In just his second season in the league, the former third-round pick had 66 receptions for 1,107 yards with six touchdowns. Across from Amari Cooper, he emerged as a deep threat who excelled at hauling in contested catches.

Then in 2020, he took a step back when Dak Prescott suffered a broken ankle in Week 5. With Andy Dalton as the primary quarterback, Gallup still had a respectable season with 843 yards on 55 receptions. Since then, however, he's been trending in the wrong direction.

A major part of the issue for Gallup has been his health. He dealt with a few nagging injuries in 2020 and 2021 but then went down with a torn ACL. He spent much of the 2022 season trying to get back into form which is understandable. It was also slightly frustrating since the front office decided to ship off Cooper and give Gallup a huge extension fresh off his injury.

In 2023, he continued to struggle despiute being force-fed the ball early. Once they went away from him, the offense took off. Gallup finished with 418 yards om 34 receptions which is far from what he expected.

Still, he has enough talent that someone might be interested in bringing him in. Especially since he had six receptions for 103 yards in their playoff loss to the Green Bay Packers. It wasn't enough for them to catch up but he hauled in every target and went for more than 17 yards per grab.

Whether it's a post-June 1 cut or trade, the Cowboys can save $9.5 million by moving on from Gallup. It might not be easy to find a partner but he's someone who could be shopped.

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