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Should the Cowboys Trade for Gardner Minshew to Solve Their Backup QB Dilemma?

As we sit about a month or so away from the start of the Official , the one position that has my attention heading into camp is Backup QB.

While the Cowboys are fortunate enough to have QB at the helm, it was just a couple of seasons ago when Prescott wasn't in the lineup, and the Boys were going through a QB carousel

So why isn't the club aggressively trying to upgrade the position to avoid that hiccup again?

While some fans may point out that addressing the position is the least of their worries when you have , , and , but are you confident this time around that any of them can win you games if something happened to Prescott again?

And that's why I'm here asking if the Boys should for Eagles QB ?

A former sixth-round pick by the in 2019, Minshew entered the league as a projected backup, but when QB went down with a clavicle in Week 1, Minshew earned the starting gig and took the by storm.

His play would earn him the starting position into the , but would derail him, and the Jags would trade him to Philly for a sixth-round pick to make space for their current QB, .

When saw the little draft capital that the Eagles had to give up to land a former-starting QB (given they already had QB as their starter), they were furious because he could have solved their backup QB position long-term. 

But with the Eagles signing Nevada QB Carson Strong as a UDFA in this year's class, who reportedly has been making noise, why haven't the Cowboys been aggressively calling the Eagles

Minshew would immediately elevate your Backup QB position, and you could move on from one or two of the QBs on the roster to make room for other needs. 

He has starter , is cheap (on the last year of his rookie deal), and you can run a similar around him if Dak (Prescott) went down. 

While I don't wish or hope Dak (Prescott) gets hurt, the front office needs to be aggressive in upgrading the position because you're only wasting another year if you think any of the current QBs behind Prescott can win you games. 

So, please Jerry and Stephen (Jones), go after Minshew or any QB. It won't hurt you.

Rocky Garza Jr
Rocky Garza Jr
Rolling with the Boyz since 96'. Chop up sports with me on Twitter @rockssjr.

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