3 former Cowboys who are starring with new teams (and 1 who isn’t)

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1. Former Cowboys who's faltering: Cedrick Wilson

Cowboys fans weren't thrilled to see Wilson leave in the 2022 offseason.

The big-play receiver was coming off a career year in which he caught 45 passes for 602 yards and six touchdowns. That's impressive output for a guy who worked behind Amari Cooper and CeeDee Lamb, and competed with Michael Gallup and Dalton Schultz for targets.

There was simply too many mouths to feed in Dallas' passing game. Letting Wilson leave in free agency was part of the Cowboys' WR overhaul that offseason which included trading Amari Cooper and signing Gallup to a five-year, $62 million contract coming off ACL surgery.

Perhaps Dallas should have re-signed Wilson instead. The former sixth-round pick has been injury-free with the Dolphins, where he signed a three-year, $22.05 million contract. Unfortunately for Wilson, Miami traded for Tyreek Hill a week after he signed, and he's been an afterthought in Mike McDaniel's offense ever since.

In 2022, Wilson caught 12 passes for 136 yards in 15 games. In four games this season, he's managed 5 catches for 68 yards. Those numbers aren't indicative of his talent and you have to wonder if he's moved before the upcoming trade deadline.

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