Wide receiver Laurent Robinson will become an unrestricted free agent on March 13 opening his services to the highest bidder. In 2011, Robinson led the Cowboys with 11 touchdown receptions and became a trusted target for quarterback Tony Romo.
During one stretch, Robinson caught a touchdown pass in five consecutive games.
With depth lacking at wide receiver behind Miles Austin and Dez Bryant, the Cowboys have a tremendous need to take care of Robinson long-term.
But Robinson might be a highly-sought after receiver from several teams in need of a quick receiver with good hands.
"I would hope so," Robinson's agent Harold Lewis said Tuesday morning. "He's got the age, height, speed and people can see what he can do."
Robinson has made a point that he wants to return to Dallas and the feeling is mutual.
The Cowboys currently have $12.5 million under the salary cap and that number will increase with the restructuring of several contracts and the releasing of several players. If the Cowboys release veteran cornerback Terence Newman, the team could save as much at $4 million.
But there are no guarantees Robinson will return.
"We think the receiver position is a strength for us," Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said last week from the Senior Bowl. "We've got a couple of young guys that we're proud of, too. I'm really appreciative of what [Robinson] brought to us this year. He had a real outstanding year."