Is Jeremy Maclin still a free-agent option for the Cowboys?

Could Jeremy Maclin end up in a Dallas?

The Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles made “preliminary inquiries” about the free-agent wide receiver, according to a report from ESPN.


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That same report indicates that those conversations took place before the Cowboys signed and .

Maclin is coming off the least productive season of his career. In 12 games, he only caught 40 passes for 440 yards and three touchdowns. Even though the former Pro Bowler was set to count just $2.5 million against the cap, the Ravens still cut him last month.

This off-season, the cost of acquiring free-agent pass catchers has been. But even at age 29, it‘s hard to imagine Maclin receiving more than a one-year deal. More important, it‘s unlikely he will count more than $2.5 million .

At present, the Cowboys don‘t have a need at wide receiver. But that could change depending on what the organization . Owner Jerry Jones has yet to sit down with his . But a d

The longer Maclin “waits” things out, the more possible it becomes that he could revisit talks with the Cowboys.