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BREAKING: WR Terrance Williams Gets Dropped by Dallas Cowboys

The have ended their six-year relationship with Wide Receiver Terrance Williams. According to multiple sources, they have declined a team option on Williams’ contract and he will now be an unrestricted in 2019.

The move will reportedly save the $2.25 million in salary space this year.

Williams was the team’s third-round pick in 2013 and started 68 of the 83 games he played in. He developed into a solid number-two receiver by the end of his deal in 2016 and was given a new four-year contract that .

After another decent year in 2017, things took a bad turn for Terrance last season. It started with an offseason for public intoxication that eventually led to a three-game , although Williams served that while on .

The Cowboys already appeared to be giving Williams’ spot away when they made several offseason acquisitions at WR; , , and all were brought in even before Terrance’s arrest.

While Williams did start in two of Dallas’ first three games in 2018, he only had three passes his thrown his way. The team finally put him on IR due to ongoing complications with a surgically-repaired foot.

While it didn’t end well, Terrance Williams’ time in Dallas was ultimately a solid return for a third-round pick. He made a few big plays and was a proficient run-blocker, good enough to start in almost 75% of the team’s games since he was drafted.

The Cowboys now hope that another third-round pick, Michael Gallup in 2018, will do bigger and better things.

What do you think?

Jess Haynie

Written by Jess Haynie

Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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