Per the recommendation of Brad Gagnon from Bleacher Report, the Cowboys ought to actively pursue the acquisition of Chris Johnson, the defensive tackle from the Kansas City Chiefs.
Presently, Jones is abstaining from participation due to a contractual dispute and his aspiration for a new agreement that would see him earn a staggering $30 million per annum.
It’s worth noting that Jones currently finds himself in the final year of a contract that promises him $20 million for this season.
Gagnon asserts that bringing Jones into the fold would mark a substantial enhancement in the interior defensive lineup.
Gagnon alludes to the notion that offering a first-round draft selection should suffice as the necessary capital for securing Jones.
Moreover, the Cowboys’ substantial surplus of salary cap resources, as indicated by Spotrac—an impressive $17.7 million in cap space.
Gagnon articulates, “Securing Jones would likely necessitate parting with a first-round draft pick, and potentially involving third-year starter Osa Odighizuwa in the deal.