News just came out of Dallas Cowboys' camp that the team is releasing veteran wide receiver Allen Hurns. Hurns suffered a broken fibula in the Wild Card round of last season's playoffs, but he should be good to play this season.
Hurns has been effective for both the Cowboys and the Jacksonville Jaguars over the last five seasons. He's caught 209 passes for 2,964 yards and 23 touchdowns in his career, and has proven that he can be a solid pass-catching asset when healthy.
With that in mind, here are three teams that could take a flyer on Hurns in free agency ahead of the upcoming season.
3. Tennessee Titans
Simply put, the Tennessee Titans have a lack of talented receivers on their roster. Corey Davis and Adam Humphries are decent players, but neither looks like a bonafide No. 1 option. Adding Hurns could give Marcus Mariota a reliable security blanket and help take some of the pressure off Davis and Humphries.
2. New England Patriots
That's right, even the defending Super Bowl champions have room to improve. The New England Patriots need to add pass-catchers now more than ever, as Julian Edelman is going to miss a few weeks of camp with a thumb injury. Additionally, tight end Benjamin Watson is suspended for the first four games of the season. Considering the circumstances, Bill Belichick might give Hurns the opportunity to compete for a role in training camp.
1. San Francisco 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers have received a lot of attention this offseason, but the team still needs to add talent at WR. Last season, the 49ers' top-two WRs combined for just 862 yards. Hurns would provide a stable, reliable target for Jimmy Garoppolo, and help divert opposing defenses' focus from star tight end George Kittle.
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