By Tony Thompson
With the big NFL news dump happening before the Fourth of July holiday, fans enter perhaps the quietest football weekends on the calendar. Never fear, loyal readers, the team at Cowboys Wire has you covered.
Thursday’s news and notes looks at ways the Cowboys roster can be improved via trade or what’s left of free agency, why Dallas is still America’s Team, Leighton Vander Esch’s bright future, and on this day of celebration we ride again for the Amari Cooper trade.
John Owning at the Dallas Morning News finds three players that could find themselves as trade bait on an incredibly deep roster. While the players moved this time of year are usually insignificant, Owning finds valuable role players and breaks down their strengths and weaknesses and what they could bring in a deal.
Dallas is a popular destination spot in the off-season. If there is a way to link a player to the Cowboys, the media or agents will find a way to do so. In a recent look at the who’s who of remaining free agents, Brett Sobleski links the safety Eric Berry to Dallas. Meanwhile, two former Cowboys find themselves on the list with Morris Claiborne to Tampa Bay and Dez Bryant to a division...