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Dallas Cowboys WR Will Be Hitting Free Agency

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ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 05: A Dallas Cowboys helmet at AT&T Stadium on November 5, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The Dallas Cowboys appear to be parting ways with veteran wide receiver Terrance Williams. The franchise has reportedly declined an option on his contract.

Williams, 29, has been with the Cowboys since getting drafted in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft out of Baylor.

The former Baylor Bears' star will now be hitting free agency.

ESPN's Adam Schefter and Field Yates first reported the news.s

"Cowboys declined the option on WR Terrance Williams, making him an unrestricted free agent in March, sources tell @FieldYates and me. Will be an option for teams looking to add an outside speed WR," they report.

Williams had a couple of really good seasons for Dallas, catching 230 passes for 3,359 yards and 20 touchdowns over five seasons. His best season came in 2015, when he caught 52 passes for 840 yards and 3 touchdowns. The wide receiver dealt with an injury at the start of the 2018 season and then was suspended by the NFL in October for violating the league's substance abuse policy. The move is no surprise for the Cowboys. "Terrance Williams career w/ the Cowboys is done. Sources say the club has declined the WR’s option for 2019, making him a free agent. The move is no surprise. He caught just 2 passes for 18 yards last season. His departure frees up $2.25 million on the cap," David Moore tweeted.

It's unclear what kind of market Williams will have in free agency.