5 Cowboys Who Have Played Their Way Out of the Team’s 2024 Plans

Which Dallas Cowboys players have played their way out of the team's future plans?
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2. Michael Gallup, WR

Although we saw Michael Gallup make a great play on Sunday against the New York Giants, this season -- as a whole -- has been horrific for him. And it's only made worse by the fact that Amari Cooper continues to dominate as a member of the Cleveland Browns.

To think that the Cowboys chose Gallup over Cooper seems insane in hindsight, but nobody really liked that move at the time, either.

Gallup has 24 catches for 313 yards this season, and more than half of those have come in the Cowboys' games against the hapless Giants and Cardinals. I would be shocked if the team didn't move on from him.

3. Jayron Kearse, S

It might not hold up with the Leighton Vander Esch injury forcing the Cowboys to shuffle things around a bit, but Jayron Kearse's snap count went down against the New York Giants a little bit, and through nine games this season, we've seen his snap count percentage go from 94 percent in 2021 to 88 percent in 2022, all the way down to 81 percent in 2023.

The Cowboys have pretty much maximized what they could have possibly gotten out of Jayron Kearse when he was something of a castoff back in 2021, having played sparingly for both the Vikings and Lions before arriving in Dallas.

But with Dallas's depth at safety and Kearse's effectiveness diminishing in 2023, it's not hard to see this team moving on in the 2024 offseason.