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REPORT: Free Agent DT Maliek Collins Signing w/ Las Vegas Raiders

The are currently losing more players than they're keeping in 2020 . You can now add starting to the list of players exiting Dallas, as Collins is reportedly with the .

Collins has been with the Cowboys since his rookie season in 2016. He played out that contract and it did not appear Dallas was looking to re-sign him.

Maliek's days in Dallas seemed numbered when the team spent a 2nd-round pick last year on DT , who is built to play the same role on the as Collins. The Cowboys have also retained starter and appear to be working on a reduced salary to keep .

Collins has provided a solid return for the 3rd-round pick that Dallas spent on him four years ago. He's been a starter for almost his entire Cowboys career and routinely been among the leaders in defensive snaps played.

Along with Jason Witten who's also heading to Vegas, Collins is among key players from 2019 who have signed elsewhere such as CB (Dolphins), WR (Texans), and (Bears).

Dallas has managed to retain QB with the and WR with a new deal. But so far, the departures are outweighing the keepers.

Hopefully the Cowboys will be on the receiving end of some more talent in the coming days.

Jess Haynie
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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the Cowboys will be a far worse team next year because Cooper and Prescott cost almost $45 million compared to $16 million last year. The team needs to trim $30 million in salary from a 8-8 team

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