6 Signings That Would Save the Cowboys' Disappointing Free Agency

These moves could save an otherwise dreadful free agency period for the Cowboys

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5. Hunter Renfrow, WR

There was a time when Hunter Renfrow was one of the best slot receivers in the game. A former fifth-round pick out of Clemson, he came out strong as a rookie in 2019 with 605 yards receiving. By 2021, he was a Pro Bowl selection after he put up 1,038 yards and nine touchdowns on 103 receptions.

Entering his fourth season in the league, he and the Las Vegas Raiders agreed to a two-year, $32 million extension, which kept him under contract through the 2024 campaign. But then, Josh McDaniels came into town and did what he does best — ruined everything he touched.

Renfrow became an afterthought under McDaniels and had 36 receptions for 330 yards and two touchdowns in 2022. Then in 2023, the numbers were worse as he had 25 catches for 255 yards and no touchdowns. Despite his lack of usage, Renfrow was never dealt elsewhere despite constantly being in the rumor mill near the past two trade deadlines.

In 2024, Renfrow will finally have a shot at reviving his career. He's going to be released by Las Vegas when the new year begins and will be a free agent. In Dallas, he would be a great fit as the third receiving option along with CeeDee Lamb and Brandin Cooks. He would help take some of the pressure off of them and would give Dak Prescott a sure-handed option on third downs.