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Is time running out for Devin Street to make an impact with the Dallas Cowboys?

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Former Pitt receiver Devin Street was taken by the Dallas Cowboys in the fifth round of the NFL Draft back in 2014. The team actually moved up to select him, so it's clear that they liked him. But is time running out for the former Panther to stick with the team?

Through two years, Street has found making an impact difficult. While he's played in parts of 31 games, he has only nine career catches for 132 yards and a touchdown. He did contribute a bit more last season with for 114 yards and his first career score (which was a pretty nice catch, by the way), but it's safe to say that he hasn't been able to do very much in his short NFL career so far in terms of filling up the stat sheet. He had some opportunities in offseason workouts last year when star Dez Bryant was out but it never materialized into much of anything in the regular season.

The Cowboys did trade up to take him and it's clear they have at least some investment in him. But his biggest problem may be that the team could look to younger players with more upside. This site says as much, and recently, SB Nation's Cowboys site, Blogging the Boys, wonders if Notre Dame product Chris Brown (an undrafted rookie) could push Street out of the picture.

The good news is that the team didn't draft a receiver in either of the past two drafts, so that should help Street's cause. But he will also have to watch out for undrafted rookies like Brown and start producing a little bit more to justify keeping him on the roster beyond this year.

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