2 obvious reasons why the Cowboys should sign Dalvin Cook

Dallas Cowboys, Dalvin Cook
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Some of the biggest news surrounding the Dallas Cowboys this offseason was Ezekiel Elliott's release.

Zeke played for the Cowboys from 2016 until 2022 and was a fan favorite for his duration in Dallas. He had a phenomenal rookie year as he rushed for 1631 yards on 5.1 yards per carry and looked like Dallas' running back of the future.

Unfortunately, his game declined yearly and he played his worst year last season for Dallas.

Tony Pollard is now the full-time starter and doesn't have anyone in the backfield with him that will take his carries.

The Cowboys signed Ronald Jones in free agency to add some depth and give them a power-style back. Along with Pollard and Jones, they still have Malik Davis on the roster, and they drafted Kansas State star, Deuce Vaughn.

The running back position looks filled out in Dallas, and they could roll with what they have right now and likely still have a top-five rushing offense in the NFL. In years past, they probably wouldn't have made a move. They would have been content with their roster and see what they do with it.

But this offseason is different.

The Cowboys have been all-in on win-now moves and are putting together the best roster they've ever had in the Dak Prescott era. One way they can make this roster even better is by signing recently-releasing Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook.

Cook was involved in trade rumors this offseason, and Dallas was a team linked to him. Now that the Vikings released him, Dallas could aggressively pursue him.

Here are two reasons why the Cowboys should sign Cook.