3 Cowboys Undrafted Free Agents Who Can Make the 53-Man Roster

The Cowboys have been great at adding UDFA talent and could have 3 more gems on their hands
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2. Denzel Daxon, DT, Illinois

Dallas has had issues in run defense for years now. They hoped to have the problem under control after using a first-round pick on Michigan defensive tackle Mazi Smith in 2023, but then absurdly had him lose weight and join an overcrowded group of 3-tech tackles. Naturally, this didn't work out well, and while we hope Smith can return to the 1-tech where he belongs, he's still a question mark thanks to this tactic.

To protect themselves, and replace Johnathan Hankins, the Cowboys selected Justin Rogers at No. 244 overall. This was their final pick in the draft and as was the case with many of their selections, they got excellent value.

Rogers developed at Kentucky before transferring to Auburn in 2023 and proved to be an excellent run-stuffing nose tackle. At 330 pounds, he won't wow anyone with athleticism but he's going to clog the lanes. All that's excellent but again, the Cowboys don't know exactly what Smith will do in 2024. They also have to replace Neville Gallimore, an underrated free-agency loss.

That's why Denzel Daxon might find his way to the 53-man roster. Playing at Illinois meant he was often overshadowed by Johnny Newton and Keith Randolph but Daxon still held his own. He's a run-stuffer extraordinaire who weighs 335 pounds. Depending on how deep they go with the D-line, he might be worth keeping around as a rookie.