Young started 15 games last year, recording 47 tackles and three sacks. Some would say those are disappointing numbers considering he played on a line with Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley and Ziggy Ansah. But he could be a cheap addition to a defensive line that needs a lot of help.
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Anthony Spencer, DE, Cowboys
We never got a chance to see what Spencer could do as a 4-3 defensive end because his season was over before it every really started. Coming off microfracture surgery on his left knee could mean that Spencer doesn't get a ton of love on the open market. If that's the case, bring him back.
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Clinton McDonald, DT, Seahawks
He was a key reserve for the Super Bowl champs and he could be in for a nice pay day. McDonald just turned 27 and he had 5.5 sacks last season. Perhaps he would be interested in a starting spot with the Cowboys.
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Henry Melton, DT, Bears
Chicago recently signed former Cowboys defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff to a two-year deal. That could mean Melton's time in the Windy City is over. If so, why not reconnect with Rod Marinelli, the coach that helped Melton have his best seasons as a pro.
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Kenny Britt, WR, Titans
Britt is a 2009 first round pick that has found it difficult to stay out of trouble. He has been involved in several incidents involving the police since he was drafted. Britt, who had nine TD catches in 2010, has the ability to be a quality receiver, but would the Cowboys be willing to take a chance?
Robert Meachem, WR, Saints
The 29-year-old has struggled the last two seasons, catching only 30 passes. But he could be a nice sleeper pickup if he's able to return to 2009-2011 form when he averaged 660 yards and 6.6 touchdowns per season.
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Nate Burleson, WR, Lions
He'll be 33 next season but new Cowboys offensive play-caller Scott Linehan is a fan. Burleson knows the offense and could be a solid veteran leader as long as he stays away from the pizza boxes while driving.
Shaun Hill, QB, Lions
These next three players only make sense if Kyle Orton chooses to retire. If that happens, the Cowboys will likely try to add a veteran backup. Hill makes sense because he worked well with Linehan in Detroit.
Colt McCoy, QB, 49ers
The former third-round pick has only attempted 18 passes over the last two seasons. Would a chance to learn from Tony Romo help the former Longhorn become a better NFL quarterback? He turns 28 in September.
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Jimmy Clausen, QB, Panthers
Clausen wasn't very good his rookie year. He started 10 games, throwing three touchdowns and nine interceptions. The Panthers drafted Cam Newton the following year and Calusen hasn't attempted an NFL pass since. Why not give the 2010 second-round pick a look?