Dallas Cowboys' Free Agent Wide Receiver Acquistion Inactive for Week 15

The Dallas Cowboys will wait another week before debuting their latest acquisition. Recently signed wide receiver T.Y. Hilton is officially inactive for Sunday's showdown with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Hilton joined the Cowboys earlier this week on a one-year, $2.9 million deal. He has yet to play this season, but he caught 631 receptions for 9691 yards over 143 appearances with the Indianapolis Colts from 2012 to 2021.

Hilton should provide a valuable and reliable veteran presence at wide receiver, but he's unlikely to radically transform an already excellent Cowboys offense. Hilton is far removed from the prime that earned him four consecutive Pro Bowls; he has totalled a mere 1594 receiving yards over his previous three seasons. He'll likely slot in as a fourth or fifth option in a passing attack that has led the Cowboys to an amazing 35.7 points per game since quarterback Dak Prescott's return from a finger injury in Week 7.

Hilton initially entered the league as the Colts' 92nd overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft. He immediately overperformed his draft stock, catching 50 receptions for 861 yards for seven touchdowns from fellow rookie Andrew Luck. He was one of the league's most underrated wide receivers from 2013 to 2018, tallying five 1000-yard seasons and even leading the league with his 1448 receiving yards in 2016. 
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