5 Cowboys Offseason Moves to Reach the Super Bowl Next Season

These five moves are exactly what the Cowboys need to finally return to the Super Bowl for the first time since 1995.

Nov 13, 2016; Pittsburgh, PA, USA;  Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and quarterback Dak Prescott
Nov 13, 2016; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and quarterback Dak Prescott / Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports
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4. Re-Sign Stephon Gilmore

The Dallas Cowboys are starting down having a need at cornerback this offseason, and exciting names like L'Jarius Sneed and Jaylon Johnson are being floated by fans.

But that's not the right approach if we want to win a Super Bowl.

Those two are both great players, no doubt. They're young, already great corners, and they'll be cornerstones of great secondaries for years. But they just don't work with the current Cowboys roster construction.

The hope is Dallas will remain a contender for the foreseeable future, but this is a relatively old roster, and it remains to be seen whether Dak Prescott will be playing on a long-term deal or not. That means the focus needs to be winning next season.

Stephon Gilmore was outstanding while playing on his one-year deal with the Cowboys in 2023, and keeping him around on another short-term deal is the answer. He won't be even in the neighborhood of Johnson and Sneed in terms of 2024 cap hit, and while their upside is much higher, the difference in having one of them or having Gilmore in 2024 won't be huge.

Getting the high-level play at a lower price-tag is going to be important for a Cowboys organization that has a ton of upcoming free agents and may need to work some cap magic to get a Prescott deal done.