WR Tavon Austin Named Veteran “Most Likely To Be Cut”

The spent the looking to add new dimensions to their .

They went out and signed , the veteran receiver who made his name in the slot for the . They then drafted Memphis in the fourth round to add a versatile weapon to their offensive backfield.

They also promoted to , hoping he can bring a fresh perspective to an offense many labeled stale over the course of 2018.

All of these changes could leave members of that “stale” 2018 offense in the dust, and Todd Archer believes wide receiver Tavon Austin could be one of those casualties.

Archer named Tavon Austin the veteran most likely to be cut by the , and math does somewhat point to this prediction coming true. If the Cowboys were to only take 5 receivers, as ESPN is suggesting in their latest , then it’s hard to see a perfect spot for Austin.

and are complete locks. Randall Cobb is about as close to a lock as you can imagine. That leaves two spots for a lot of talented players, including Austin, , , , and .

It’s certainly possible, and more than likely, that the Cowboys go with more than just 5 receivers however. This way they can keep a young hopeful like Wilson around while still maintaining the explosiveness that Tavon Austin can bring them in 2019.

Of course, the Cowboys are not afraid to cut veterans. Just last year we saw get the axe after , and get released prior to any activity even began. Tavon Austin is still of cheap value to Dallas, however, and when healthy he was an impressive weapon both on offense and in 2018.

I actually do expect Tavon Austin to survive final cuts in Dallas, mostly because I anticipate they keep more than just 5 receivers on the roster.

What do you think?


Written by Kevin Brady

Die-hard Cowboys fan from the Northeast, so you know I am here to defend the 'boys whenever necessary. Began writing for a WordPress Cowboys Blog, and have been with ITS since 2016.

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