3 free agent wide receivers the Cowboys can sign to replace Michael Gallup

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2. Hunter Renfrow

The Raiders actually shopped Hunter Renfrow at the trade deadline, but puzzlingly decided to keep him knowing his release was inevitable. A Pro Bowler as recently as 2021, Renfrow became an afterthought in Las Vegas after Josh McDaniels was hired as head coach two years ago.

Renfrow saw just 87 targets the last two seasons, but his not long removed from accumulating 103 catches for 1,038 yards and nine touchdowns.

What Renfrow lacks in size and physical imposition he more than makes up for with crisp route-running and his understanding of what defenses are throwing at him allows him to find soft pockets against zone. His short-area quickness and elusiveness are a headache to contend with in man coverage.

Part of the reason the Cowboys released Gallup -- other than his contract -- was his inability to create separation post-ACL surgery. While Renfrow doesn't offer the jump-ball and contested-catch ability that made Gallup a household name, his propensity to create separation would add another dynamic to Dallas' offense.