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LB Jordan Hicks Should Be On The Cowboys Radar

Two years ago, the appeared set at the position. With high picks spent on and playing with veteran , it was one of the strongest position groups on the team. However, this group quickly fell apart. Lee would retire in 2020 and Smith was released in 2021. As for Vander Esch, his contract is expiring after Dallas chose not to pick up his fifth-year option.

Of course, the Cowboys did select superstar linebacker in the 2021 . While he is an incredible player, he will need some help. Currently, second-year-pro would be next in line to contribute.

With the situation as dire as it is for Dallas, they will not be able to pay top dollar at the position. Due to this, former Cardinals linebacker Hicks could be a good fit.

Jordan Hicks = Consistent production

A former third-round pick of the , Hicks spent the last three seasons with the . In that time frame, Hicks has started every game while posting over 116 tackles in every season. He also has eleven career interceptions.

Coming to Dallas would be a homecoming of sorts for Hicks as well as he played his college ball at the University of Texas.

On the Cowboys, Hicks would immediately step in and become a reliable starter on their . Simply having a player who is available as often as Hicks is would be a breath of fresh air after watching Vander Esch deal with for much of 2019 and 2020. Allowing Hicks to play MLB in 's scheme could help him become an even better player as well.

Of course, the first call the Cowboys are likely to make is to former Seahawk . His relationship with Quinn and pedigree as one of the NFL's best make him an obvious fit. However, things do not always go as planned.

If Wagner is not able to be acquired, Hicks would be a great consolation prize.

Jason Willis
Jason Willis
Just a guy who loves sports. Writing for The Raider Ramble, Inside The Star, Just Blog Baby, and NFL Draft Lounge. Host of the Can O Corn Baseball Podcast. "My satisfaction is knowing that my desires will not be killed."

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