3 Free Agent Wide Receivers Cowboys Can Replace Michael Gallup With

After giving Michael Gallup permission to seek a trade, the Dallas Cowboys will need to add another wideout to replace him. The good news is that there are several available free-agent WRs who can fill the void.

WR Josh Reynolds is one player that the Cowboys can target to replace Michael Gallup.
WR Josh Reynolds is one player that the Cowboys can target to replace Michael Gallup. / Junfu Han / USA TODAY NETWORK
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After five seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, the Michael Gallup era could be ending soon. The Dallas Morning News' Calvin Watkins reported over the week that the Cowboys are allowing Gallup to seek a trade after the 28-year-old recorded 266 receptions for 3,744 yards and 21 touchdowns since arriving to Big D in 2018.

Even though CeeDee Lamb and Brandin Cooks are great receivers, the Cowboys will need to add to their WR room if Gallup departs. Fortunately, the NFL free agency period has just begun, giving Dallas access to plenty of talented wideouts who could make a difference.

With that in mind, here are three free-agent WRs that the Cowboys can add to replace Gallup.

1. WR Josh Reynolds

If the Cowboys want to add a versatile wideout to their roster, look no further than Josh Reynolds.

Reynolds is coming off a strong season with the Detroit Lions that saw him turn 40 receptions into 608 receiving yards and a career-high five touchdowns. He also averaged a 113.3 passer rating when targeted, which is pretty impressive given that the San Francisco 49ers' Brocky Purdy paced the NFL with a mark of 113.0.

Reynolds is also the type of player that head coach Mike McCarthy can deploy where he sees fit. The former 2017 fourth-rounder played 253 snaps in the slot and another 579 on the outside last season, giving the Cowboys the type of versatility that could take the offense to the next level.

The 29-year-old WR was also born in San Antonio before attending Texas A&M for college, so signing with the Cowboys would be somewhat of a homecoming. Returning to a home state can sometimes bring out the best in players, giving Dallas more than enough reasons to add Reynolds.