4 low-cost free agents Cowboys can sign to bolster the roster

These free agents could be on the Cowboys radar

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3. Josh Reynolds, WR, Detroit Lions

The Cowboys recently permitted Michael Gallup to seek a trade partner, but that's not going to happen. Gallup once topped 1,000 yards as a receiver and Dallas decided to pay him for that success three years later. They also made sure to give him a massive — and long — extension after he suffered an ACL injury.

Gallup never returned to form and has been struggling to find his role in the offense. This past season was exceptionally bad and the team as a whole improved when he received fewer targets.

Going forward, he's not in the plans which is why no team will trade for him. Taking on a bad contract isn't advisable, especially when anyone can see he will be released before the start of free agency.

Once that happens, it leaves CeeDee Lamb, Brandin Cooks, and Jalen Tolbert as the top three receivers. That's truthfully not terrible but it wouldn't be a bad idea to find someone who can produce more as a WR3 than Tolbert. One option is Josh Reynolds, who spent the last two and a half seasons with the Lions.

Reynolds isn't a name that will fire anyone up but he's also an underrated player. He developed into a consistent pass-catcher for the Rams early in his career. A San Antonio, TX native Reynolds was a key cog in a prolific Lions offense this past season, catching 40 passes for 608 yards and five touchdowns.

Now 29 years old, Reynolds has thrived in the WR3 role throughout his career. That role on the Cowboys will be wide open once Gallup is traded or released. Reynolds would add needed juice to a depleted Dallas receiver room.