Which free agents could the Dallas Cowboys be interested in?

ORCHARD PARK, NY - JANUARY 03: Mario Williams #94 of the Buffalo Bills warms up before the game against the New York Jets at Ralph Wilson Stadium on January 3, 2016 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Michael Adamucci/Getty Images)
ORCHARD PARK, NY - JANUARY 03: Mario Williams #94 of the Buffalo Bills warms up before the game against the New York Jets at Ralph Wilson Stadium on January 3, 2016 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Michael Adamucci/Getty Images) /

As the Dallas Cowboys continue to workout free agents, who are some of the bigger name players the Cowboys may be interested in?

The Dallas Cowboys are heading into training camp with several questions that still need to be answered. There are several positions in which the team will be relying on rookies to produce like seasoned starters and this could force the team to search for a productive veteran player in free agency.

While there are not a lot of stars remaining on the market the team could come away with some productive depth players who could play a role in helping Dallas get to a Super Bowl.

As training camp approaches, the Cowboys are likely to bring in some veteran players to help bolster multiple positions heading into the season. There are several scenarios in which the team could bring in a multitude of talent that is still on the open market.

The most interesting position could be at wide receiver as the team still has yet to solidify the depth at that position. Cowboys wide receiver Brice Butler may not be guaranteed a roster spot by the end of camp, if another player shows promise.

Currently, the top free agents at the wide receiver position include Vincent Jackson, Stevie Johnson, Anquan Boldin, and Jordan Norwood. All of those players have proven to be fairly productive in the past, at least more so than Butler.

If the team feels as if another outside wide receiver is needed to give second year quarterback Dak Prescott some extra fire power, one of these free agents could be interesting. Boldin and Jackson are the two aging vets who are looking for a new home after spending a significant amount of time in bad offenses (sure Tampa Bay has looked better, but most of his career they were not prolific in terms of passing success).

Boldin and Jackson could have one more year where they are productive as the third or fourth receiving option in an offense, which is exactly where Butler is slated to be. If the Cowboys want younger options, Norwood or Johnson could be brought in.

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Johnson is somewhat of a long shot after he suffered a season-ending injury last year. However that likely makes him pretty affordable. Norwood is intriguing because he also spent time in a middling offense that never seemed to get him the targets necessary to have a breakout season. While these guys are 30-years old or about to turn it. Yet, they are decent options in a slim market.

Dallas could also look to add a tight end as possibly they look to keep only five wide receivers on the 53 man roster. That could mean looking at free agents such as Ladarius Green or Gary Barnidge.

From an upside perspective, Green is seemingly a gamble worth taking. He has had multiple injury issues with the Steelers but prior to that, he was trending upwards. If he can kick the injury bug he could be more productive than some of the younger players on the roster at the tight end position.

Barnidge is a veteran who would likely like to end his career on a high note playing for a competitive team that is vying for a title. The Cowboys could be the franchise who could get the most use out of his services even though he is looking a bit long in the tooth.

Both players are intriguing options heading into the season especially if none of the players currently on the roster impress the coaching staff during camp.

Now we will shine a light on players who could help bolster the defensive side of the ball. A veteran cornerback could always come in handy especially if any injury issues were to occur, if that were the case Brandon Flowers could be the guy to come plug up the hole. Sure, Darrelle Revis is there, but the Cowboys do not seem all that interested.

Flowers has shown the ability to remain a productive corner while not giving up multiple big plays if he has some help. At the safety position veteran free agent Michael Griffin could be a better fit with the Cowboys than he was with the Carolina Panthers.

The team could look to add another veteran player in the secondary and Griffin was the star of the Tennessee Titans defensive backfield for years, that should at least get him a workout.

Finally, we come to the defensive line, a place that could be the most likely to see a veteran addition late into camp. Free agents such as defensive ends Glenn Dorsey and Mario Williams could bring the extra power the Cowboys pass rush has needed.

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Analysts have questioned whether or not Williams has the will to play or not as he looked as if he took several plays “off” during the 2016 season. It could be possible that the team will look to sign him if they feel that he can contribute towards the success of this unit however Dorsey could come cheaper.