Any team that wanted Watkins only would've had to give up a fifth-round pick, but he didn't find any takers. So he came back for nearly $1.2 million, his original-round tender price.
Watkins has played in 49 games over the last four seasons and has 56 tackles on special teams. He played 10 games last season, starting one, before spraining a knee ligament in December. He came to the Cowboys as a fifth-round pick from Florida State in 2006.
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