Cowboys projected depth chart after the 2024 NFL Draft

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Tight end: Jake Ferguson, Luke Schoonmaker, John Stephens Jr., Sean McKeon, Peyton Hendershot

Ferguson is one of the best young tight ends in the league and will look to build on a breakout sophomore year in which he caught 71 passes for 765 yards and five touchdowns. Luke Schoonmaker is the de facto TE because of his blocking ability but 2023 priority free agent John Stephens Jr. was breathing down his neck in preseason before suffering a torn ACL. We fully expect Stephens Jr. to make his presence felt once again.

Offensive Line: Zack Martin, Tyler Smith, Terence Steele, Tyler Guyton, Cooper Beebe, Chuma Edoga, Bryce Hoffman, T.J. Bass, Matt Waletzo

The Cowboys will have a new-look offensive line in 2024 after they selected Tyler Guyton in round one and Cooper Beebe in round three. Guyton will have every opportunity to win the left tackle job, and Beebe is expected to compete with Bryce Hoffman for the starting center job. That should one of the most compelling competitions during training camp.

Defensive line: Micah Parsons, DeMarcus Lawrence, Osa Odighizuwa, Mazi Smith, Sam Williams, Chauncey Golston, Marshawn Kneeland, Justin Rogers

The Cowboys used their final pick on Auburn nose tackle Justin Rogers. He's currently no worse than third in the DT hierarchy. It'll be fascinating to see where 2024 second-round pick Marshawn Kneeland falls in the DL pecking order. He's not a gifted pass rusher, but he's more impactful than Williams and Golston defending the run. In short, there should be a decent-sized role for the physically-gifted Kneeland in year one.