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A Day After Sunday Win, Jerry Jones and Cowboys Move On From Odell Beckham Jr. to Hire 33 YO Ex-Colts Star

Published 12/13/2022, 7:30 AM EST

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The Dallas Cowboys were in action on Sunday night. Even though they picked the W in their outing, owner and general manager, Jerry Jones wasn’t too happy with his team’s performance. The Cowboys pulled off a very close victory against arguably the worst team in the league this season. They beat the Houston Texans 27-23 as the Texans move to a record of 1-11-1. 

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Jerry Jones might hope his plans with Odell Beckham Jr. would have gone through. However, an issue with his return from injury has made the Cowboys’ owner opt out from signing the much favored free agent. With the poor result over the weekend and not being able to continue his love story with OBJ, Jerry Jones roped in another popular wide receiver. 


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Jerry Jones has a new favorite WR

With a performance as poor as Sunday’s, the Cowboys have a lot of work to do if they want to be a team for serious contention in the postseason. As they miss out on superstar Odell Beckham Jr. this season, Jerry Jones has ensured that the WR spot on the team roster still has a big name.

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Jones went all in on his wide receiver plan as he brought in TY Hilton.


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Hilton, similar to OBJ, has been a free agent for the entirety of the season. The 33-year-old has played the entirety of his career with the Colts. He was named to the Pro Bowl on 4 occasions. 

T. Y. Hilton is welcomed in Dallas

As he brings heaps of experience to the Cowboys’ roster, fans reacted to the announcement of the Cowboys’ latest acquisition. The Cowboys posted a picture welcoming the veteran Wide receiver. Lots of fans commented on this post.

Current wide receiver, Simi Fehoko, was elated as he said, Welcome to the squad!!!” He inserted emojis after this comment.

Cowboys’ linebacker also joined the welcoming committee as he said, “Yessir!!! TY!!”.


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This fan was all hyped as he thinks the Cowboys dodged a bullet in Odell Beckham Jr. He said, “I actually like him as a WR3. Odell was gonna be a risky signing tbh.”

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Another fan reported some facts as they said the Cowboys were in a position they could have avoided being in. They said, “Cowboys scrambling for receiver depth. Should have never got rid of Amari Cooper.”

This user was a little hard on OBJ as he made fun of his recent outing in Dallas. “OBJ finessed courtside tickets for nothing,” said the user. However, these tickets wouldn’t have put a hole in his pocket.


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T. Y. Hilton comes in as a huge addition to the Cowboys. With him on the roster, they will be a big threat once the postseason comes along. The cowboys will hope their performance against the Texans was just a one-time showing.



Aayush Shah

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Aayush is an NFL writer at essential sports. Having procured his Undergraduate degree in international business and management from Dickinson College in Pennsylvania. He is a Philadelphia Eagles fan and his favorite player is Odell Beckham Jr.

Edited By: Gurjyot Singh Dadial