The Facts: The Cowboys look likely to retain two of their restricted free agents. They haven't officially extended the offers, but the team plans to tender both Wilson and Antwaun Woods on Tuesday, issuing them original-round offers. They have until Wednesday to do so.
Diehards Line: What that essentially means is that both players have been offered a one-year contract worth roughly $2 million. Under NFL rules, teams are allowed to extend first-round tenders, second-round tenders or the round originally drafted. That last designation is the cheapest one. Wilson was a sixth-round pick and Woods was an undrafted free agent, so this tender allows the Cowboys to hold on to both players at the lowest cost possible. After battling injuries during the first two years of his career, Wilson enjoyed some success in 2020. He caught 17 passes for 189 yards and two touchdowns -- most of which came in a breakout day against Seattle in Week 3. On top of that, he became a vital special teams player, as the Cowboys used him as both a punt returner and a trick play specialist.