3 Cowboys players we’ll be glad are gone in 2024 and 2 we wish stayed

The Dallas Cowboys roster is taking on a ton of change in 2024
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The "Not For Long" aspect of the NFL couldn't apply more to the Dallas Cowboys in the 2024 offseason. The Cowboys have taken on just about as much change as any team in the league this offseason, mostly in the form of player departures in 2024 NFL free agency.

In fact, the Cowboys have already lost eight players in free agency this offseason and are having to replace a number of starters or key contributors on both sides of the ball. As is typically the case when it comes to losing players in free agency, some pills are easier to swallow than others.

Which players are the Cowboys going to be fine losing and which losses could hurt more than the others? Let's take a look at a handful of players the Cowboys will be glad are gone in 2024 and a couple they'll wish they had back

1. Cowboys will be glad WR Michael Gallup is gone

Not to continually beat a dead horse, but the Dallas Cowboys made a crucial mistake a couple of years ago when they gave Michael Gallup a big contract extension and decided to trade Amari Cooper to the Cleveland Browns in exchange for a subscription to the Jelly of the Month Club.

The Cowboys invested long-term in the wrong guy, and they've been struggling in the WR2 spot ever since. CeeDee Lamb does enough to make up for a good bit of it, but the Cowboys could have clearly used Cooper over the last two seasons and might have had a much better chance at going deep in the playoffs if he had been around. We'll never know.

Michael Gallup was let go this offseason and Dallas isn't likely to miss him all that much. He had just 418 yards on 35 catches this past season, the lowest receiving yards total of his entire NFL career.