3 Cowboys Who Could Be Traded During NFL Draft

The Cowboys could look to add more draft capital later this month
Dallas Cowboys, Peyton Hendershot
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2. Peyton Hendershot, TE

An undrafted free agent out of Indiana, Peyton Hendershot has always done well in the passing game when he's been on the field. As a rookie, he appeared in all 17 games and had 11 receptions for 103 yards and two touchdowns. He also ran in a touchdown.

This past season, he missed the first half of the campaign and appeared in just eight games. His numbers were down drastically with only seven passes going his way all year. Hendershot caught four of those targets for 38 yards. Despite his limited touches, he got the fan base riled up in their lopsided win over the Washington Commanders when he hurdled a defender to remind us all how athletic he is.

The problem for Hendershot is that he found himself buried on the depth chart. Jake Ferguson was always going to be ahead of him and he asserted himself as a star in 2023. However, he went into the season as an unknown commodity, so the Cowboys used their second-round pick on Michigan's Luke Schoonmaker.

As a rookie, Schoonmaker had just eight receptions for 65 yards with two touchdowns. His performance was less than expected but his draft status means he's going to be placed ahead of Hendershot once again in 2024. Throw in John Stephens, Jr., who was a preseason star before suffering a knee injury, and Hendershot could be someone they try to move.