Top 5 Free Agents for Cowboys to Target, Including Derrick Henry

Cowboys Reflect on Offseason Moves, Eye Future Success.

by Faizan Chaudhary
Top 5 Free Agents for Cowboys to Target, Including Derrick Henry
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In an unexpected turn of events, the Dallas Cowboys' postseason journey ended abruptly, despite clinching the division title with a commendable record. Their 48-32 defeat at home to the seven seed leaves the team grappling with critical strategic questions.

With the organization affirming its commitment to both Coach Mike McCarthy and quarterback Dak Prescott, the focus now shifts to enhancing the roster for a more successful collaboration. The key question facing the Cowboys is identifying the right talents to acquire during free agency.

Let’s delve into the top five prospects that could significantly bolster their lineup. Adoree Jackson: The Cowboys’ cornerback squad, despite a strong seasonal performance, showed vulnerabilities, notably in their game against the Green Bay Packers.

Although the duo of Trevon Diggs and Daron Bland has shown promise, the addition of Adoree Jackson could infuse much-needed youth and depth to the position, offering a distinct advantage over opting for an older player like Stephon Gilmore.

Chris Jones: The draft pick Mazi Smith, intended to strengthen the defensive tackle position, hasn't made the expected impact. Chris Jones from the Kansas City Chiefs could be a game-changer for the Cowboys. Not only would he bring an elite presence to the interior defense, but his mentorship could be invaluable for Smith, who is poised to be a long-term asset for the team.

Derrick Henry: A powerhouse like Derrick Henry could be the missing piece in the Cowboys' offensive strategy. With a robust offensive line already in place, Henry could step into the workhorse role, complementing Tony Pollard and rejuvenating the team’s running game.

His addition could recreate a dynamic and skilled backfield, enhancing the overall offensive play. Mike Evans: The Cowboys' experiment with a veteran wide receiver last season yielded mixed results, with Brandin Cooks not living up to expectations.

Mike Evans, though also on the older side, brings a level of reliability and a lower risk of injury. His presence could elevate the Cowboys' wide receiver corps to one of the league's elite. Tyron Smith: Perhaps the most crucial free agent for the Cowboys is one of their own – Tyron Smith.

A stalwart left tackle, Smith has been instrumental in protecting Cowboys quarterbacks over the years. His potential departure would leave a challenging void to fill. Ensuring his stay should be a top priority for the team. As the Cowboys regroup and strategize for the upcoming season, these potential acquisitions could be pivotal in their quest for a deeper and more successful playoff run.