3 Trades the Cowboys Need to Make Before the NFL Draft

The offseason can still be a win with these three additions

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The Dallas Cowboys words say they're "all-in" but their actions say they're asleep at the wheel. They were (once again) the final team to sign an outside free agent this year and landed only linebacker Eric Kendricks. That leaves them in a hole since they lost several key players including Tyron Smith, Tony Pollard, Tyler Biadasz, and Dorance Armstrong.

Right now, it's hard to see this team finally having postseason success but there's still time to make some moves. The NFL Draft is going to be huge for them, and they like to build their roster this way. However, they should still look for veteran help by targeting these three players who could be on the trade block.

3. Deatrich Wise, DL, New England Patriots

There's no denying the New England Patriots are in full rebuild mode. Bill Belichick is gone and Jerod Mayo is putting his stamp on the team. He's already sent Mac Jones packing and they could be looking to trade more veterans.

One potential trade piece is Deatrich Wise, who is entering the final year of his deal. Wise stands 6-foot-5 and 280 pounds, which means he has the size Mike Zimmer wants for his defensive line. He also has been highly productive with 113 tackles and 12 sacks over the past two seasons.

Wise is set to make $7.6 million this season and the Pats are ready to move to Keion White, who they selected in the second round of the 2023 NFL Draft. Wise turns 30 this season, so the Cowboys wouldn't be looking for an extension but adding Wise would help them by giving them a player capable of playing on the edge on early downs while moving to an interior pass rusher on third downs.