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Jason Witten restructures, opens up $3.5 million on the salary cap; another FA signing coming?

Are the Cowboys just getting started in free agency?

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Fresh off the signing of wide receiver Allen Hurns, the Cowboys have decided to restructure Jason Witten’s contract.

The All-Pro tight end redid his contract last season with a four-year, $29.5 million deal that was very team-friendly. It essentially put him on the Cowboys roster for a cost of $6.5 million per year with no dead money penalty whenever he decided to call it quits.

While the details of this new restructure are unknown, what is clear is that the Cowboys will now have an extra $3.5 million in cap space for 2018. The team took a big step in addressing the wide receiver position this week to help make them more “Dak-friendly” but now the question begs - is more help on the way? Could the Cowboys be preparing to sign an offensive linemen to the squad? Free agent Cameron Fleming would be a nice addition to the team if they can afford it. Maybe with this new cap space, it could make this signing a reality. Fleming was one of three free-agent offensive linemen that visited the Cowboys earlier this week.

What do you think this means for the Cowboys? Is another free agent signing on the horizon? And if so, who do you think it is?

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