3 positions where the Cowboys could double dip in the 2024 NFL Draft

Where could the Dallas Cowboys double dip in the 2024 NFL Draft?
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The Dallas Cowboys are entering the 2024 NFL Draft with a variety of needs on both sides of the ball, thanks to a bunch of key players departing in NFL free agency. Not only that, but the unsettled contract situation with Dak Prescott has put the Cowboys in a tough situation as far as adding really anyone to the roster to help a team that was one of the best in the league in 2023.

Given the depth at some of the position groups in this year's draft class (and given the state of some of the position groups on the Cowboys roster), could we see Dallas double up at any positions?

If they do that, which position groups could Dallas add multiple players? Let's take a look at the top three most likely areas the Cowboys could double up in this year's draft.

1. Wide receiver

The Dallas Cowboys whiffed on trading away Amari Cooper in the 2022 offseason and they've paid for that decision dearly. Instead of having the perfect, ideal option to pair with CeeDee Lamb at receiver, the Cowboys have had to compensate for an overall lack of competence there.

Michael Gallup was horrible after signing his big-money contract, forcing the Cowboys to trade for Brandin Cooks last year. Although Cooks had eight touchdown receptions, his overall impact week-to-week wasn't what everyone had hoped for when that trade went down.

The Cowboys also aren't seen the type of development they hoped for from third-round pick Jalen Tolbert.

Not only could we see the Cowboys take a receiver within the first two rounds of this year's draft, but I wouldn't be shocked at all to see Dallas double-dip at this position with the depth at receiver in this class. The Cowboys could end up with someone like Brian Thomas Jr. in the first round and maybe a player like USC's Brenden Rice on Day 3.

Generally speaking, taking shots on receivers late in the NFL Draft is just good practice. It wouldn't be surprising at all to see Dallas have receivers bookend their 2024 draft class.