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Cowboys Sign WR Devin Smith, Former 2nd-Round Pick

The Dallas have reportedly signed Receiver Devin Smith, previously with the , to a futures contract. Smith was a 2nd-round pick, 37th overall, in the 2015 .

Before going pro, Devin was a college teammate of current Cowboys , , and . They were all members of the 2014 team that won the National Championship.

Smith’s agent, Jason Bernstein, tweeting the following earlier today:

Thus far, Smith’s NFL career has been marred by . He has suffered two ACL tears in the same knee and only been able to appear in 14 games. He was waived by the Jets last summer and was not with any team last season.

Overall, the 2015 class of receivers has been disappointing. has been a star and other later-round picks like , Stefon Diggs, and have been good. But the other big names of the class, such as Kevin White, Breshad Perriman, and , have not lived up to the hype.

The Cowboys are known for trying to reclaim players who once had high draft status and bad starts to their careers. They are clearly hoping to cash in on Smith’s previously perceived potential, which had him projected as a possible first-round talent at one time.

For both Devin and Dallas’ sake, we hope it’s a success!

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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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