Having not drafted a wide out in any round of this year's draft, the Dallas Cowboys will sign a minimum of three wide receivers via free agency before next weekend's rookie mini-camp at Valley Ranch.
Also, Dallas will sign at least three offensive linemen and three safeties.
Owner Jerry Jones commented after the draft that while wide receiver was a position of need, there was no player on the board that warranted that kind of consideration of a No. 2 wide out next to Terrell Owens.
"When we looked at this draft, we weren't looking through rose-colored glasses thinking we were going to get a wide receiver to complement Terrell Owens," said Jones. "The other thing is that we didn't think we could draft an offensive lineman with the makeup of our roster. There weren't but one or two that could come in and start."
Dallas is also in need of defensive backs with the departure of three this offseason in Nate Jones, Jacquez Reeves and Keith Davis.
Keep in mind some very notable names, including Pro Bowl quarterback Tony Romo have been signed by the Cowboys in recent years. Also Miles Austin and Sam Hurd are two wide receivers who have seen significant playing time who were signed as undrafted free agents as well.
Jones, head coach Wade Phillips and the Dallas scouting department are meeting right now to begin the process of signing undrafted free agents.
Keep in mind as of 5:00 Eastern Time, the draft is now entering the seventh round, which means players can not be officially signed nor agree to contracts until the draft reaches its conclusion, as they could still be selected by a another team.
Stay tuned to TheRanchReport.com for updated information on each player as they are signed by the Cowboys.
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