Predicting the Cowboys next 3 moves after Zack Martin contract restructure

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2. Cowboys re-sign Tony Pollard

How's this for a surprise? After the season, a large contingent of Cowboys Nation talked itself into moving on from Tony Pollard. We were in that boat. How could Dallas justify spending big money on a running back (again) that disappointed in his first year as the bell-cow?

Well, Pollard's letdown season could work in the Cowboys' favor. Initially projected to sign for close to $10 million per year, Spotrac lists Pollard's market value at $6.5 million. Additionally, ESPN columnist Bill Barnwell thinks Pollard could sign for as little as $4-6 million annually.

If Pollard can be had for $18.5 million over three years with close to $10 million guaranteed, the Cowboys shouldn't think twice about it. The 2022 Pro Bowler is even willing to take less money than what he's offered by other teams on the open market to return to Dallas.

From Week 11 on last season -- when Pollard admitted to feeling himself after offseason ankle surgery -- his 90.8 rushing grade ranked first among running backs, per Pro Football Focus. He also had the second-most forced missed tackles and ninth-most yard after contract.

We could see the best version of Pollard next season.