Fantasy Football 2014: Top 5 Dallas Cowboys

Fantasy Football 2014: Top 5 Dallas Cowboys

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Underachievement in the standings has helped obscure the fact the Dallas Cowboys have a plethora of good options for fantasy football owners. The addition of Scott Linehan to the offensive staff is a positive development, and a mix of veterans and young talent will give the Cowboys one of the league's best offenses again this year.

Without further ado, here are five Dallas Cowboys fantasy owners need to hold in the highest regard this year.

5. WR Terrance Williams

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5. WR Terrance Williams

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Williams had 44 catches for 736 yards and five touchdowns as a rookie last year, and he'll now start opposite Dez Bryant with Miles Austin gone. I'd be hesitant to rely on Williams as an every-week fantasy starter right out of the gate, but his upside is terrific.

4. TE Jason Witten

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4. TE Jason Witten

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Witten has not missed a game since his rookie season, and he has at least 64 receptions and more than 750 yards in each of the last 10 seasons. His upside is not great at age 32, but his rapport with Tony Romo limits his downside and Witten is as reliable as it gets for fantasy owners at tight end.

3. RB DeMarco Murray

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3. RB DeMarco Murray

DeMarco Murray, Fantasy Football 2014
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Murray played a career-best 14 games in 2013, and his production followed suit with over 1,100 yards and nine touchdowns on the ground along with 53 receptions for 350 yards. Durability remains a concern until he suits up for all 16 games in a season, but if he can stay healthy this may be the year Murray becomes an elite fantasy running back.

2. QB Tony Romo

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2. QB Tony Romo

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If not for missing the final game of the season with a back injury, Romo would have topped 4,000 yards for the third straight season in 2013. Two back surgeries in less than a year adds some risk at age 34, but Romo remains an overlooked and undervalued fantasy signal caller.

1. WR Dez Bryant

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1. WR Dez Bryant

Dez Bryant, 2014 Fantasy Football
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Bryant's maturity seems to be catching up to his talent, and his production over the last two seasons (185 receptions for 2,615 yards and 25 touchdowns) reflects that. With Linehan taking over the Cowboys' passing game, career-highs may be in store for Bryant as he enters the final year of his rookie contract.


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