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Dallas Cowboys Sign Notable Veteran Wide Receiver To Practice Squad

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The Dallas Cowboys are reportedly signing a former Cleveland Browns wide receiver this Wednesday afternoon. 

In a move announced by Ari Meirov earlier today, the Cowboys added Antonio Callaway as well as defensive end Takk McKinley to the team's practice squad. 

"The #Cowboys have added some receiver help, signing former #Browns WR Antonio Callaway to the practice squad. They also signed DE Takk McKinley," Meirov tweeted Wednesday. 

Callaway last saw NFL action in 2020 as a member of the Miami Dolphins.

His most productive season, though, actually came during his rookie year with the Browns. In 2018, the former fourth-round selection caught 43 passes for 586 yards and five touchdowns. 

Since then, Callaway simply hasn't been effective when he's been put on the field. 

During his second season with the Browns and his one year in Miami, Callaway caught a combined 10 passes for 109 yards and zero touchdowns.

Even despite his lack of recent production, the Cowboys could certainly use more depth at the receiver position. Outside of star pass-catcher CeeDee Lamb, Dallas does not have a wide receiver on the roster averaging more than 43 yards per game on the season. 

The Cowboys are hoping Callaway can compete with the likes of Noah Brown, Michael Gallup and Jalen Tolbert in order to provide quarterback Dak Prescott with a legitimate secondary receiving option. 

Dallas will travel to Minnesota in Week 11 to take on the 8-1 Vikings in one of the NFL's marquee matchups this Sunday.