The NFL Draft is behind them, and teams can begin to see the shape of their rosters before offseason workouts even get started. Dallas Cowboys is no exception, as their rookie class competes for spots in this year’s playoffs.
Dallas made a roster decision on Friday afternoon and cut defensive back La’Kendrick Van Zandt. Van Zandt, a local product from was an undrafted agent in the 2022 NFL Draft class.
Van Zandt was with the Horned Frogs for four seasons. He was a regular starter in Fort Worth his last two years. In the 2021 season, he played in 12 games and recorded 38 tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss.
Vegas has established their win totals for the 2022-2023 NFL season. According Vegas Insider the current line for Dallas Cowboys stands at 10.5 wins. Dallas just finished a year where they won their division, the NFC East. They also won the conference with a record of 12-5.
Dallas has lost many key players during the offseason but they still have the potential to win double-digit games in the second consecutive season. This belief can be attributed to the Cowboys’ strong schedule. NFL.com ranks Dallas as the first team with the most straightforward schedule going into the 2022 season. This season, the Cowboys have one percent against their opponents. That’s a total of.462 percentage. Dallas will also face the NFC North, AFC South and AFC South. The NFL considers all three divisions to be at the bottom of its hierarchy.
Although Cowboy fans may not like the idea of big-time line drops after a 12 win season, it is understandable. After trading Amari Cooper to the Cleveland Browns, Dallas lost their star receiver. Cedric Wilson, receiver, and La’el Collins were also traded to the Cleveland Browns. Wilson signed with Dolphins and Collins went north to the Bengals.