NFL Rumors: Cowboys Eyeing Star Wide Receiver

The Dallas Cowboys are off to an impressive 6-2 start at the midway point of the regular season, and they may be looking for reinforcements for the stretch run. Owner and CEO Jerry Jones expressed interest in wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. during a Tuesday appearance on 1053 The FAN.
Jones has had plenty of firsthand opportunities to scout Beckham. The wide receiver played five years with the Cowboys' NFC East rival New York Giants. In fact, Beckham has caught 40 passes for 558 yards and seven touchdowns in eight appearances against the Cowboys.

Despite the Cowboys' hot start, they've yet to establish a consistently strong passing attack. The team ranks 25th in passing yards, and quarterback Dak Prescott's 90.1 passer rating over this season would be the second-worst of his career. Beckham's addition could go a long way to freeing up fellow wide receivers Ceedee Lamb and Michael Gallup.

That being said, the superstar skillset Beckham displayed early in his career may never be coming back. He was a useful addition for the Los Angeles Rams postseason run last year, but he wasn't a major difference maker in the regular season, averaging 38.1 receiving yards per game and a mediocre 6.4 yards per target in the regular season. Coming off an ACL tear and learning a new system isn't exactly a recipe for a bounce-back season.
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