3 recently added Cowboys who are already cut candidates

These players shouldn't get comfortable in Dallas.
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2. LB Damien Wilson

This is not Damien Wilson's first rodeo in Dallas. Back in 2015 Wilson was the team's fourth round pick. He started 22 games for the team between 2015 and 2018, but never caught on as a full-time starter. After four years Wilson is back where his career began.

After leaving Dallas, Wilson joined the Kansas City Chiefs just in time for their first Super Bowl win of the Patrick Mahomes era. He totaled a career-high 81 tackles that season while appearing mostly as a reserve linebacker. After one more year in Kansas City, he went to Jacksonville then Carolina before the Cowboys called him up again.

Wilson was signed to the team's practice squad in January but not to a reserve/future contract. After waiting a few more months the Cowboys signed Wilson to a one-year deal. Bringing in Wilson adds veteran leadership this team needs at linebacker. Eric Kendricks will be the starter in the middle, but Wilson could see plenty of action. That is if he makes it through camp.

Dallas has a deep linebacker room led by Micah Parsons. DeMarvion Overshown is coming back off a torn ACL and the team also drafted Marist Liufau. With those young players already at Mike Zimmer's disposal, Wilson will be lucky to make the 53-man roster.

If Dallas wanted him to be a main part of this defense, they probably would have plunged earlier to bring him back fully. Based on them playing the waiting game, consensus is Wilson is not guaranteed to be a permanent solution. Like Freeman, Wilson is not coming back on long-term deal so Dallas can choose to cut him during camp.