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Report: Cowboys expected to be ‘modest’ spenders in free agency

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Expectations should be low with the Dallas Cowboys and free agency.

Webster’s Dictionary defines “modest” as neither bold nor self-assertive. Outside of sounding like a cliché way to start a groomsman speech, the Dallas Cowboys approach to free agency could be described as such when the new league year kicks off in a few weeks.

Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News had five takeaways during his time at the NFL combine last week. He first noted that fans should set their expectations low despite having the words “all-in” floating around the 2024 team.

Brace for a modest free agency

Remember those previous years when many NFL teams brought out the big dollars in free agency while the Cowboys kept to the bargain-shopping lane?

Expect another.

Despite a leap in the NFL’s salary cap in 2024, the sense surrounding the club is the Cowboys won’t at all be big spenders when the negotiation window opens March 11 and free agency formally launches March 13.

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