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Dallas Boosts Receiving Corps With Addition Of Hurns

Dallas Boosts Receiving Corps With Addition Of Hurns

This is a significant drop from the elite-level production that he put forth from 2012-14 where he recorded in at least 88 catches for 1,200 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns in each season.

Free-agent wide receiver Allen Hurns reportedly is headed to Dallas.

After gaining interest from numerous teams following his release from the Jacksonville Jaguars, Hurns agreed to a two-year deal with Dallas, giving them another weapon for Dak Prescott to work with alongside Dez Bryant, assuming the wideout sticks around.

Does the Hurns addition mean the Cowboys are prepared to move on from Bryant rather than just ask him to take a pay cut?

Bryant is simply no longer performing at a level that would be reasonable for his $16.5 million in base salary and bonuses next season. Many seem to believe Hurns makes the flawless addition to play alongside the 29-year old Bryant in the starting lineup, replacing Williams.

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Hurns will sign a two-year deal with the Cowboys, according to ESPN's Josina Anderson and NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Hurns averaged 7.1 FanDuel points per game last season, with 39 receptions (56 targets) for 484 yards and 2 touchdowns in 10 contests. Throw in the possibility that the Cowboys could select a wide receiver high in the upcoming National Football League draft, and this could be mark a offensive youth movement in Big D, similar to what Dallas did to their defensive secondary in 2017. However, Hurns achieved his numbers playing in 12 fewer games than Williams due to injury.

Whatever the Cowboys decide, the team can ill afford not to build solid depth and even in some cases draft a potential Day 1 starter, as the team will need some players to contribute from the start.

Regardless, the addition of Allen Hurns to this Dallas Cowboys receiver corps is a much-needed upgrade.