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What our experts are saying about Cowboys in free agency: Ranking needs, bargain bin finds, and more

Free agency might not be the most exciting time for Cowboys Nation in recent years, but there is always the hope of signing that one player (or players) who can help get the team its sixth Super Bowl trophy.

Below is a compilation of what our experts are saying about the Cowboys and free agency.

Note: All content is from Feb. 1-March 12.

Method to the madness

From SportsDay's Kate Hairopoulos: "The Cowboys are open about their strategy and where free-agency splurges rank -- way down the line.

"They want to draft well, with vice president of player personnel Will McClay leading the way. Then, when it's time, they'll pay to keep their best players. That's what they're doing with defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence, who had a very good week indeed. The Cowboys will fork over $17.1 million this season under the franchise tag to keep him from reaching the open market, with hope of reaching a long-term deal by the July deadline.

Read the full article at Dallas Morning News