Local Pro Sports

Do the Dallas Cowboys have a logjam at receiver?

Do the Dallas Cowboys have a logjam at receiver?

The Dallas Cowboys selected just two offensive players in the 2017 draft– both receivers. It’s fair to wonder whether or not the ‘Boys could face a logjam at receiver going into next season.

The Dallas Cowboys might have a good problem on their hands. Despite going defense-heavy this past draft, they may still find themselves too stacked at one particular offensive position– wide receiver.

Let’s start with the projected starters. Obviously there’s Dez “Throw up the X” Bryant right there at WR1. Next we have Cole Beasley, the pesky slot receiver who has gotten better every year, and and is on the books for this season and next.

The Cowboys also re-signed two receivers this past offseason. Terrance Williams, who has been a nice complementary receiver for the ‘Boys, just signed a four-year, $17 million contract this past offseason.

Dallas also re-signed fourth receiver Brice Butler to a one-year, $1.1 million prove-it contract. Butler had a solid year filling in for the injured Bryant last season, and could battle Williams for the WR2 spot opposite of Dez this training camp.

Now here’s where it gets a little murky.

Of the nine drafted…

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Local Pro Sports

More in Local Pro Sports

Why has Jerry Jones been quiet about Ezekiel Elliott’s suspension?

cloudDevAugust 20, 2017

All eyes on Dak Prescott, Jaylon Smith in expected preseason debuts

cloudDevAugust 18, 2017

Rangers Declaw The Tigers With Three-Game Sweep; Set To Host The White Sox

Tim NearyAugust 17, 2017

Mazara turning into RBI machine for Rangers

The FranchiseOK TeamAugust 17, 2017

Daniels wins 1,000th game as Rangers GM

The FranchiseOK TeamAugust 17, 2017

The Franchise