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The Cowboys Are Reportedly Considering A Major NFL Trade

A closeup of Dak Prescott in his Dallas Cowboys helmet.

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 24: Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys walks onto the field for pregame warm ups before taking on the Seattle Seahawks at AT&T Stadium on December 24, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

The Cowboys and their Dak Prescott-led offense looked much better in last week's blowout win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, but the team could still be in need of some upgrades, especially at the wide receivers position.

Dallas, which let Dez Bryant go and saw Jason Witten retire, has attempted to fill those voids with several different options. So far, though, no one has really stepped up. The Cowboys clearly lack a true No. 1 option and Prescott has failed to throw for 200-plus yards in several of his team's games so far this season.

ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter reports that the Cowboys are looking into a major trade.

Oakland Raiders' former first-round pick Amari Cooper is believed to be available and the Cowboys are reportedly looking into a possible trade.


Even though the Oakland Raiders have been adamant to teams that they want a first-round draft pick in exchange for Amari Cooper, one team that has done an inordinate amount of due diligence on him in recent days is the receiver-needy Dallas Cowboys, league sources tell ESPN.

The Cowboys have been calling around to people who know the 24-year-old Cooper, gathering as much information as they can about him as they mull whether to make a move for the former first-round draft selection, according to sources.

The Cowboys could face some competition for Cooper, though. Several teams are believed to be interested.

And the Cowboys are not alone; the Raiders have heard inquiries on Cooper from, among others, the Washington Redskins and Indianapolis Colts, according to a league source.

Cooper has struggled this season, catching 22 passes for 280 yards and 1 touchdown, but there are many who believe that the Raiders' coaching staff is to blame for this. Perhaps he could benefit from a fresh start in Dallas.

Stay tuned.