3 free agents who make perfect sense for Cowboys after 2024 NFL Draft

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The 2024 NFL Draft has come to an end. The Dallas Cowboys did some amazing work over the initial two days, but they took some heat after a devastating run on running backs early on day three backed them into a corner.

By and large, though, the Cowboys' draft was productive. They filled a number of needs, including offensive tackle, center, linebacker and defensive end. In fact, they turned the No. 24 overall pick into two potential future building blocks on their offensive line in Tyler Guyton and Cooper Beebe.

Even with a strong draft, the Cowboys' roster is far from a finished product. The post-draft free agent market could be kind to them if they play their cards right. These free agents in particular would make perfect sense in Dallas.

3. CB Adoree Jackson

Yes, the Cowboys re-signed Jourdan Lewis to man the slot in Mike Zimmer's defense, but who's filling the void left by Stephon Gilmore? Fans will answer with Trevon Diggs, but Lewis served as the fourth-string corner last year once he returned from his devastating Lisfranc injury.

It's very possible that Zimmer doesn't trust the options behind Lewis. 2023 sixth-round pick Eric Scott was a healthy scratch every game last season and despite that, former third-round pick Nahshon Wright played just 50 defensive snaps in 12 games.

A former Cowboys rival with the Giants, Adoree Jackson should be on Dallas' radar. Jackson struggled for stretches of last season, but allowed under a 70.0 passer rating as the primary defender. He did log a lowly 49.5 coverage grade, per PFF, but he was clearly victimized by Wink Martindale's blitz-focused scheme which left him isolated in coverage.

Still just 28 years old, Jackson's market should ramp up quickly now that the draft has concluded. He's a great locker room presence and would be great insurance if it takes Diggs a minute to get back up to speed following ACL surgery.