3 significant questions for the Cowboys at wide receiver

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3. How will Brandin Cooks fit in on offense?

The Cowboys were interested in acquiring Cooks at the Trade Deadline last season. But they couldn't come to an agreement with the Houston Texans.

This offseason, though, Dallas struck gold and traded for the veteran. The Cowboys gave up just a 2023 fifth-round pick and a 2024 sixth-round pick to acquire the 29-year-old. His addition will surely boost the wide receiver room.

Cooks has been one of the most underrated wideouts since he entered the league in 2014. He has totaled over 1,000 receiving yards in six of nine NFL seasons while having over 8,600 career receiving yards.

Outside of Lamb, Dallas ranked toward the bottom of the league in yards after the catch in 2022. They finished 24th overall with just 1,639 YAC.

Lamb accounted for 486 of the team's yards after the catch, and Tony Pollard came in second at 347 yards. Brown and Gallup -- Dallas' second and third wide receivers -- combined for just 235 yards. So, adding an electric player like Cooks will be a big addition to this department.

It was a down year for Cooks last season. But in 2021, the wideout finished the year with 357 yards after the catch and 350 yards in 2020.

We don't entirely know how Cooks will fit in on offense yet. Will he be Prescott's second favorite target behind Lamb? Will it take some time for him to be incorporated into the offense?

Either way, he should be targeted heavily in Dallas' high-powered offense and should be the team's main deep-threat target -- hopefully opening up more free looks for Lamb.