3 under-the-radar players to keep an eye on in Cowboys training camp

  • An underrated breakout WR candidate?
  • An undrafted TE
  • A recently signed pass rusher
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The Dallas Cowboys have one of the best, deepest, and most talented rosters in the NFL. Because this team has plenty of established starters, however, other players might be flying under the radar heading into the team's training camp which opens on July 24. It's only a matter of time now before the pads come on and guys have a chance to make their bid at a 53-man roster spot.

Some players are being counted on to play a substantial role in 2023 while others are coming into training camp with very little expectations from the media or even the fan base, even though every player 1-90 on the roster has been dissected at this point in the offseason. Which players on the Dallas Cowboys roster are flying under the radar right now and could have a big training camp and preseason?

Let's take a look at three names to keep an eye out for.

3 under-the-radar players to watch at Dallas Cowboys training camp

3. Princeton Fant, tight end

The Dallas Cowboys have a lengthy list of intriguing undrafted free agent rookies in 2023 and there's no doubt that they could have at least one make the final roster this season. Players like Hunter Luepke and David Durden could make some noise as well during training camp but the tight end position may have the clearest path for a roster sleeper to make the team.

The Cowboys obviously lost Dalton Schultz in free agency, and they replaced him in the 2023 NFL Draft with Luke Schoonmaker. Jake Ferguson played over 400 snaps last year while Peyton Hendershot also played nearly 300. Although those guys have a clear advantage over someone like Princeton Fant, a former Swiss Army Knife at Tennessee, I think there's a door cracked open at this position group.

Fant caught 22 passes for 241 yards and 3 TDs last year and also was a goal-line running specialist for the Vols, carrying the ball six times and racking up five rushing touchdowns.

We'll see what kind of noise he can make throughout training camp, but at this particular position group, I think if he can set himself apart on special teams, he's got the skill to become an asset in a variety of ways.