6 Free Agents Jerry Jones Will Regret Passing On in 2024

The Cowboys should have gone after these 6 free agents
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This offseason has been one of the more confusing in recent memory for Dallas Cowboys fans. While they've grown accustomed to Jerry Jones sitting on his hands during free agency, they're not used to hearing a team refer to being “all-in” to mean keeping a few of the players they already have.

Dallas not only stuck with this approach but they also doubled — and even tripled — down on their “all-in” claim. The confusion grew when they added nearly no one, lost several key players, and then had Jones describe his commitment to winning at all costs by scribbling all over his notepad at the owners’ meeting.

Jones can draw all the lines and circles he wants but when they (again) fall short of the ultimate goal, he will regret passing on these six free agents.

6. Raekwon Davis, DT

Dallas has struggled in recent years against the run and attempted to correct this with the addition of Mazi Smith in the 2023 NFL Draft. They misused Smith in year one but hope to see him improve under Mike Zimmer. However, they needed to add more depth, especially after losing Johnathan Hankins and Neville Gallimore in the offseason.

So far, they haven't made any additions. While they didn't need to go after Christian Wilkins who earned more than $100 million, they could have kicked the tires on his former teammate, Raekwon Davis.

The 6-foot-7, 325-pound Davis hasn't lived up to his second-round draft status but he's still a starting-caliber player and signed for an affordable $14 million over two seasons with the Indianapolis Colts. Even though Stephen Jones will claim the Cowboys can't afford that, they easily could have fit this into their salary in 2024.