Outside of the signing of defensive tackle Henry Melton, it was an offseason of moves not made for the Dallas Cowboys. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, either; for so long, the Cowboys were overly active in free agency, which often transformed into a losing proposition.
Many free agents are necessarily overpaid because they get to test the market—the team that signs them is an outlier in that it was the one willing to yield the most resources to acquire that player—so the best teams continually build via the draft.
Nonetheless, there have been some moves the Cowboys haven’t made that could perhaps come back to bite them. Let’s take a look at the top five moves the ‘Boys have failed to address (up to this point) that might haunt them down the line.