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Are Cowboys Done Addressing Wide Receiver?

The paid a five-year $100M extension and drafted with the 17th overall pick in the 2020 . is heading into his third year in the league. As 's gets ready to take this to the next level, it seems like they're set at .

But should they continue to address the position? It's clear the team has its starters for the season, but with three formations becoming the norm in pro football, one shouldn't underestimate the importance of having a solid backup.

With Mike McCarthy taking over at , it's only fair to assume the Cowboys will be betting on their wide receivers way more than before when and called the shots. 11-personnel snaps should increase as well as the team's aggressiveness in the play-calling department.

That means the team will have to play number four and even number five guys frequently.

The truth is, as strong as the Cowboys' top three receivers are, there are not many options behind them. , and will all likely fight for a roster spot this . However, even though some have shown flashes of promise, it hasn't been enough to prove they belong in the league.

One has to wonder if the is still aiming to build the position.

, who played for the Cowboys in the last two seasons is still available in . Austin would help in . Also available in free agency are veterans such as Jermaine Kearse, Taylor Gabriel, Demaryius Thomas, and Paul Richardson. There are younger players as well, like .

Plenty of these guys are likely better than what the team currently has.

It seems less likely, but the front office could even explore other team's blocks and see if they can get a cheap buy.

It's clear now that the Dallas Cowboys' strength in 2020 will be on offense. The team has even invested in a quality by bringing . For a unit set to contend this season, the team has found a significant upgrade over . Watching win five games for the New Orleans while was out with an should be enough to highlight how big of a deal Dalton with Dallas is.

What if Cooper, Gallup, or Lamb gets injured? The team must be prepared to keep its biggest strength from being such. I'm not sure their current roster will be able to help them do that. Being concerned about depth is way better than being concerned about not having quality starters, but it's an issue nevertheless.

Mauricio Rodriguez
Mauricio Rodriguez
I love to write, I love football and I love the Dallas Cowboys. I've been rooting for America's team all the way from Mexico ever since I can remember. If you want to talk football, I'm in... You'll find me at @MauNFL.

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