4 former Cowboys players who failed with their new teams in 2023

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1. WR Randall Cobb (Jets)

Randall Cobb put together a fantastic season with the Cowboys in 2019. He finished third on the team with 828 receiving yards and gave Dak Prescott a reliable third outlet behind 1,000-yard receivers Amari Cooper and Michael Gallup.

Cobb's 828 receiving yards are his most since 2015 and the fourth-most of his 10-year career. The one-time Pro Bowler is one of Dallas' best external free agent signings of the last decade.

Now 33 years old, Cobb was a disaster signing for the Jets this past season.

Aaron Rodgers' season-ending Achilles injury didn't help Cobb's case, but that doesn't defend the veteran's lousy year. In 11 games, he caught five passes for 39 yards and a touchdown. His 50.0 receiving grade was second-worst among 151 receivers who logged at least 17 targets, per Pro Football Focus (subscription required) and his 28.6% drop rate was the worst at the position.

Cobb was a healthy scratch for multiple games and didn't log more than 15 offensive snaps in any of the Jets' final seven games. The former Cowboys receiver will be lucky to carve out a prominent role in 2024 if he manages to find work.

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