Patrick Surtain and 2 other trade targets for increasingly desperate Cowboys

What trades should the Dallas Cowboys be looking to make?
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2. Trade for Cardinals WR Hollywood Brown

The Dallas Cowboys obviously have issues in the passing game right now. Dak Prescott was throwing the ball to the wrong jersey way too often last season, and we saw that continue against the 49ers as Prescott threw a trio of interceptions in San Francisco.

We've discussed this a bit already, but part of the problem for Prescott right now can be traced back to the Cowboys' decision to trade Amari Cooper away. Instead of figuring out a way to restructure his deal, extend him, or let go of other players, the Cowboys traded Cooper away and took one of Dak Prescott's most valuable and productive weapons in the process.

Not to absolve Prescott of any blame for the Cowboys' passing game struggles, but the statistics speak for themselves, and the eye test right now is even worse:

  • Michael Gallup: 22 targets, 15 receptions, 180 yards, 0 TDs
  • Brandin Cooks: 19 targets, 9 receptions, 73 yards, 0 TDs
  • Jalen Tolbert: 9 targets, 7 receptions, 71 yards, 0 TDs

This kind of production from your wide receiver group (outside of CeeDee Lamb) is embarrassing. This is supposed to be a contending team, and these receivers are supposed to be much better. Again, Dak Prescott is not to be absolved of all blame for the struggles of Dallas's passing game, but this is an atrocity.

If the Cardinals are open to trading Hollywood Brown, perhaps he could come in and help give the Cowboys a true secondary weapon. If not Brown, the Cowboys should be all over guys like Courtland Sutton and Jerry Jeudy in Denver. They need an upgrade at WR in the worst way.