Dallas Cowboys: Why Dwayne Harris Is a More Valuable Player Than Victor Cruz

June 8, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Dallas Cowboys love Dwayne Harris, but Victor Cruz has little in common with this third year back- up receiver. Cruz is a Pro Bowler, a Super Bowl Champion and holds the New York Giants single season receiving record.
Furthermore, Cruz will likely make $6-8 million a season once his new contract is negotiated, whereas Harris will make only $460,000 in 2013.
But that is precisely why Harris will be the more valuable player.
Harris will be the number three receiver for Dallas this fall. He is the most proven player on the squad at that position, and he showed great playmaking ability with the opportunities he was given last year.
He was second in the NFL in yards per punt return, taking over that job full time after Dallas realized he was better than Dez Bryant at the task.
Additionally, Harris covered punts and kicks—making several key tackles while doing so. He is a tough, physical player who will contribute any way he can. 
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