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

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2. WR Odell Beckham Jr.

The Cowboys need more help at wide receiver. Following the release of Michael Gallup, there's a vacancy for the WR3 role on the offense. 2021 third-round pick Jalen Tolbert is the de facto favorite for the job, but he hasn't shown enough to be the set-it-and-forget-it starter.

And as high as Dallas might be on 2023 seventh-round pick Jalen Brooks, he was active for seven games as a rookie and finished with six catches for 64 yards. Behind him, there's KaVontae Turpin, dart-throw signing Martavis Bryant and a hanful of players signed to reserve/futures deals.

That's why signing Odell Beckham Jr. would make sense. The former All-Pro spent last year in Baltimore after he missed the entire 2022 season with a torn ACL. He was healthy for 14 games and had some monster performances, but his final stats were lackluster: 35 catches for 565 yards and three TDs.

Still, that's more than what any Cowboys receiver not named CeeDee Lamb or Brandin Cooks managed. Beckham actually wasn't far off from Cooks' yardage total. Beckham's production would likely increase in Dallas' high-octane passing offense. He's clearly no longer a WR1, but he still has soft hands and the ability to beat press coverage on intermediate routes.