The Dallas Cowboys signed 24 undrafted free agents following the 2014 NFL draft, and due to the current construction of the team, a number of them have a decent chance of making the final 53-man roster.
One of the things the Cowboys do well with their undrafted free agents is to take chances. The cost to them is basically nothing—we aren’t dealing with first-round picks here—so there’s no reason to not seek out pure upside. That’s one of the reasons Dallas has hit on undrafted free agents like Tony Romo and Miles Austin in the past.
Examining the team’s undrafted signings, here’s a look at the chances of a few notables making the roster. The probabilities were determined using a subjective combination of player talent (through measurables and college production) and team needs.