According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Cowboys have signed wide receiver Devin Smith to a futures deal. Allen Hurns could be released without penalty to the cap, which will be considered after his unproductive debut season in Dallas and the injury he suffered in the playoffs. The odds of him doing so depend entirely on his health. While the Cowboys like those players, they are far from certainties. Height: 6-1. The biggest move was, obviously, the decision to fire offensive coordinator Scott Linehan, but they aren't focused solely on the coaching staff right now. His NFL career may be over. They are now another year older and another year without having realized the potential that the Cowboys saw in them. He tore his ACL twice in three seasons with the Jets, once as a rookie in 2015 and then again in 2017. He was so impressive during that title run that he was selected in the second round by the New York Jets. They waived him before the 2018 season began, and he chose not to sign with a new team likely for the sake of focusing on his rehab. That leaves Smith competing with players like Noah Brown and Lance Lenoir for spots on the bottom of the roster. He caught only 10 passes for 135 yards and a score in his time in New York. The Dallas Cowboys are having a very busy day. If not? Barrett in leading Ohio State to a championship that season. Cole Beasley and Tavon Austin are both free agents, and though they could both be retained, nothing is certain for them at this point. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc.
37 overall pick struggled to stay healthy, however, and never contributed to the Jets in a serious way because of it.
If Smith comes to camp in shines, it wouldn't be too surprising to see him steal a job from one of them. © 2005-2020 CBS INTERACTIVE ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. But the Cowboys represent a nice opportunity for him to bounce back, provided he is actually healthy.
The Cowboys only have two wide receivers locked into roster spots next season. Smith was a superstar at Ohio State, serving as the deep threat for their 2014 national championship team. They are Amari Cooper and Michael Gallup, who will be starters for Dallas next season regardless of what happens elsewhere at the position. The former No. Age: 28. If Smith has gotten over the knee issues that have plagued him, he could be a serious threat to make the roster. Devin Smith Wide Receiver #15 Experience: 5 years . According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Cowboys have signed wide receiver Devin Smith to a futures deal. He averaged a staggering 28.2 yards per season in his final year as a Buckeye, hauling in 12 touchdowns and serving as an indispensable weapon for new quarterback Cardale Jones, who took over after injuries to Braxton Miller and J.T. They are also making a move on their roster.