Dallas Cowboys legend urges teams to sign former FSU football stars
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Retired Dallas Cowboys Dez Bryant is asking “Team America” to sign former Florida State running back Dalvin Cook after being released by the New York Jets. The
Miami native now has a chance to play on a playoff team as the NFL enters Week 18.
Bryant, a three-time Pro Bowler and All-Pro, said the Cook signing “so smart!”
“Cowboys should get Dalvin Cook! Makes sense!” the former Cowboys wide receiver said.
He averaged 4.7 yards per carry over six years with the Minnesota Vikings before going to the Jets on a one-year deal before the start of the 2023 season.
Of the five franchises listed by CBS Sports (Dallas, Miami, Cleveland, San Francisco, Baltimore), Dallas ranks last in rushing yards per game (14th in the league).
Jets (3.2 yards per carry), the team so At the Cowboys, the veteran running back had just one season and it was just his fourth 1,000-yard season. .
Cook, newly signed by Tony Pollard, could share the duties if they reach the finals together as a two-man punch for the Cowboys’ running back. Pollard entered Week 18 on the back of his career-high 40 attempts.
But the Miami Dolphins were the ones willing to release Miami native Dalvin Cook at some point during the offseason.
Also, the Dolphins haven’t started a running back since their loss to the Baltimore Ravens as Raheem Mostert is dealing with both ankle issues.