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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.

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