2. Ronald Jones, RB
Not long after saying goodbye to Ezekiel Elliott, the Cowboys signed former second-round pick Ronald Jones. A two-time Super Bowl Champion, Jones is coming off his second title as he was a part of the Kansas City Chiefs roster in 2022.
Jones hardly saw the field for the Chiefs, running the ball just 17 times for 70 yards. This was due to the unexpected emergence of seventh-round rookie Isiah Pacheco who had 830 yards.
As for his first championship, Jones was the leading rusher for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2020 with 978 yards and seven touchdowns. He gave way to Leonard Fournette in the postseason but still had 61 yards in the won over Kansas City.
Now in 2023, Jones finds himself on the bubble thanks to a few young options behind Tony Pollard. Dallas would love to have an experienced veteran but it's not going to be easy to move on from Malik Davis in favor of Jones — and there's no way they're going to cut Deuce Vaughn even as a sixth-round pick.
Of course, they could elect to go with four running backs but if so, Jones might still be in danger of being released. The Cowboys are high on fullback Hunter Luepke, who doesn't play like a typical fullback. He could serve as a short-yardage back and is also a weapon of of the backfield as a receiver.
His potential could be enough to force Jones off the roster before he take a snap with America's Team.