On Tuesday, the Cowboys restructured quarterback Tony Romo’s contract. Instead of receiving his $13.5 million base salary, Dallas moved $12.5 million into a signing bonus. The move will save the team $10 million according to ESPN.com’s Todd Archer.
It’s evident Dallas needs to upgrade its roster this offseason, but we don’t know if it will add any significant pieces through free agency. Even with the added space available from multiple restructures (Orlando Scandrick and Sean Lee), the Cowboys still have a limited amount of spending room.
Let’s take a look into Dallas’ top free-agent targets and the pros and cons they come with.
All statistics via Pro-Football-Reference.com unless indicated otherwise.