Dallas Cowboys News, April 25: Ezekiel Elliott Discussing Reunion With Dallas, Cowboys Exercise Micah Parsons’ Fifth-Year Option, and More

Here's the latest news involving the Dallas Cowboys, including a potential reunion with Ezekiel Elliott, Micah Parson's fifth-year option, and more.

After an underwhelming start to the offseason, the Dallas Cowboys are likely eager for the 2024 NFL Draft to begin. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones vowed that the franchise would be “all-in” for 2024, yet the team’s actions say otherwise.

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Dallas will be able to right the franchise’s wrongs this offseason with a strong performance in the 2024 NFL Draft. While many fans are upset with the team’s lack of activity, they’re reportedly discussing a reunion with a former fan favorite at running back.

All of that and more in today’s Cowboys news!

Joe Broback’s 3-Round 2024 NFL Mock Draft: Cowboys Address OL With Jackson Powers-Johnson

Following the departures of Tyron Smith and Tyler Biadasz, Dallas has two holes along the offensive line that need to be filled.

Pro Football Network’s Joe Broback has the Cowboys landing the best center in the 2024 NFL Draft in his latest mock draft. With the No. 24 selection, Dallas selects Oregon center Jackson Powers-Johnson.

“JPJ” also has experience playing guard, which would provide the Cowboys with some versatility in the trenches.

READ MORE: Pro Football Network’s Latest Mock Draft

2024 NFL Draft Team Needs: Cowboys Must Replace Tyron Smith

Pro Football Network Draft Analyst Ian Cummings analyzed the biggest needs of each team heading into the 2024 NFL Draft. To no surprise, he lists offensive tackle and center as Dallas’ biggest needs heading into the event.

Luckily for the Cowboys, the OL group in this year’s draft is considered one of the best classes of all time. Dallas will surely be able to add some much-needed help there with their selections.

CONTINUE READING: Team Needs for the 2024 NFL Draft

Cowboys Exercise Fifth-Year Option on Micah Parsons

As star edge rusher Micah Parsons continues to work out away from the team this offseason, the franchise made an expected move by officially exercising the fifth-year option on his rookie contract.

This was simply a procedural move, as both sides will likely want to avoid Parsons actually playing on the final year of his current contract. It’s in the best interest of both sides to agree to a contract extension soon.

KEEP READING: Cowboys Officially Pick Up Parsons’ Option

Dallas Discussing Potential Reunion With Ezekiel Elliott

Aside from signing Royce Freeman to a one-year deal in free agency, Dallas has yet to make a notable addition at running back. Yet, following the departure of Tony Pollard this offseason, the Cowboys could surely use help in their backfield.

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Dallas is discussing a potential reunion with Ezekiel Elliott, who had some success with the New England Patriots last season.

SOURCE: Ian Rapoport of NFL Network

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