The Dallas Cowboys leaned on the dynamic rushing duo of Tony Pollard and Ezekiel Elliott, who led them to another 12-win season plus a Wild Card Round victory against Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

But Pollard, coming off a career-high 1,007 rushing yards, can enter free agency after completing his rookie contract. The 27-year-old Elliott just completed the second of a six-year, $90 million contract extension he signed in 2019.

So Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and the rest of the front office have a lot of work ahead of them. Do they keep just Pollard? Only Elliott? Neither, or both? A new report indicates that the cap-strapped Cowboys just might manage to keep both.

Tony Pauline of Pro Football Network spoke to people at the Senior Bowl to get some new details on several big-named running backs. According to Pauline, the expectation is that the Cowboys will place the franchise tag on Pollard. On top of that, there’s optimism that Elliott will take a pay cut to remain with the organization: