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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2. Joe Tryon-Shoyinka, EDGE, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Adding Deatrich Wise would solidify the Cowboys' defensive line and his impact would likely be primarily as a pass-rushing 3-tech. Dallas has Osa Odighizuwa but he sometimes disappears — especially as the season progresses. Wise is also not the only player the Cowboys should kick the tires on as they add weapons for Mike Zimmer.

Another potential trade target would be Joe Tryon-Shoyinka of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tryon-Shoyinka is the type of low-risk/high-reward player this front office looks for in trades. He was the 32nd overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft following an impressive career at Washington. He looked the part with his long frame and had all the athletic traits scouts desire.

However, he enters the fourth season of his career as a player who has yet to break out. Tryon-Shoyinka had 13 sacks in three years, with five in 2023 as his career high. He hasn't been a bust but he's still not someone the Bucs will prioritize for an extension.

For that reason, they could be willing to listen to trade offers. Dallas has a hole on the roster after losing Dorance Armstrong and Dante Fowler, Jr. They believe Sam Williams is ready for a larger role, and he should be. That doesn't mean they shouldn't bring in help and Tryon-Shoyinka could be productive in a rotation with Williams.