Cowboys' Michael Gallup signs to five-year, $62.5 million contract

The Dallas Cowboys have re-signed wideout Michael Gallup (ACL) to a five-year contract worth $62.5 million.

What It Means:

The Cowboys clearly prioritized re-signing Gallup in free agency this offseason, even trading away fellow receiver Amari Cooper to the Cleveland Browns to help clear cap room. Gallup is coming off of a late-season ACL injury, but will hopefully be ready early on during the 2022 NFL season.

Gallup has operated as the Cowboys' primary outside receiver, playing just 8% of his snaps out of the slot this past season. With Cooper on the move, they'll be relying on his prowess outside the hashes even more in the coming years, with CeeDee Lamb likely moving around the formation more often. Gallup's 2021 season was thwarted by injuries, but the former third-round pick seems poised for his second 1,000-yard season this year if he is healthy.