3 Cowboys on the Trade Block on Draft Day

The Dallas Cowboys might move on from these players as they look for potential draft-day trades.
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2. Micah Parsons, LB

This one is certainly far less likely than Cooper Rush getting traded. The Cowboys would have to receive an offer they simply can't refuse to consider moving Parsons. Even then, it's not clear whether Jerry Jones would take the risk of facing the wrath of the fans after the already disappointing offseason.

However, there is simply too much smoke around the Micah Parsons situation to completely ignore it. If the rumors are true and there is tension between the star defender and the organization, it would make sense for the Cowboys to at least entertain what they can get in exchange for the 24-year-old sack machine.

Parsons would bring in a haul that is unparalleled for a defensive player. Two analogous trades would be the deal that sent Darrelle Revis from the Jets to the Buccaneers in 2013, and the deal that made Khalil Mack a Chicago Bear.

The Bucs had sent the 13th-overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft and a fourth-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft to the Jets for the then-27-year-old Revis. The Bears, on the other hand, sent a 2019 and a 2020 first-rounder, as well as a third-rounder and a sixth-rounder to the Raiders, in exchange for Mack and a second-round pick.

The trade package for Parsons would likely beat those offers. Multiple first-round picks would be needed for Dallas to be open to trading their star defender. It's not likely but let's not rule it out.