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GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 11: Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys attempts a catch over Sam Shields #37 of the Green Bay Packers during the 2015 NFC Divisional Playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 11, 2015 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Initially ruled a catch, the call was reversed upon review. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images) GREEN BAY, WI – JANUARY 11: Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys attempts a catch over Sam Shields #37 of the Green Bay Packers during the 2015 NFC Divisional Playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 11, 2015 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Initially ruled a catch, the call was reversed upon review. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

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With the Cowboys agreeing to sign free agent wide receiver Allen Hurns Friday, it appears Dez Bryant’s days in Dallas are numbered.

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According to Josina Anderson, the Cowboys have agreed to signed Deonte Thompson to a one-year deal and Hurns to a two-year contract in consecutive days.

Both signings are indicative of Bryant’s murky future in Dallas.

Bryant is currently scheduled to make $12.5 million and would make an additional $4 million if he’s on the team. If Dallas cuts him, the team would save $8.5 million — costing them $8 million this year. Comparatively, if the team keeps Bryant and cuts him next summer, it’d only cost the Cowboys $4 million in dead money.

Dallas resigned Terrance Williams to a four-year contract last offseason and he’s scheduled to make $3.5 million this year. They also have Cole Beasley, Ryan Switzer and Noah Brown under contract. Switzer and Brown are both on rookie contracts.

Dallas is in a horrendous cap situation. The team currently has approximately $50,o00 in cap space. The space does not include the additional money that’s allocated to a team’s draft picks. Bryant might be a casualty of the cap crunch because they need additional space.

Bryant’s $16.5 million salary for the upcoming season is the third highest on the team. The Cowboys’ seventh-highest paid player is retired quarterback Tony Romo, who is scheduled to count $8.9 million against the cap.

With such a bad cap situation, the Cowboys are squandering a short window where quarterback Dak Prescott will be making under $1 million on his rookie contract.

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