Hunter has bounced around a bit since being drafted by the Steelers in 2013 but ended up back with the team in 2017, recording just four receptions for 23 yards and one touchdown in seven games. He'll likely be a back of the depth chart option at receiver in 2018.
Hunter is scheduled to visit with the Cowboys this week, Clarence Hill of The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.
A 2013 second-round pick, Hunter has played for three teams the past three seasons, unable to establish himself as anything more than an occasional deep/red-zone threat. He could make sense as a replacement for fellow free agent Brice Butler, who averaged 18.5 yards on 43 catches in his 36 games for Dallas the past three seasons. The Cowboys also are looking at Dontrelle Inman as an option to solidify their depth behind Dez Bryant, Terrance Williams and Cole Beasley.
Hunter caught his only target for five yards and a touchdown in Monday's 34-6 win at Houston.
The catch was only his fourth this season, and his first since Week 8, although it resulted in his first touchdown since joining the Steelers. Even with Antonio Brown (calf) likely to miss the Week 17 game against the winless Browns, Hunter is not a viable fantasy option.
No Steelers' wideouts are nursing injuries right now, so Hunter likely wouldn't play many offensive snaps anyways. Hunter has just two receptions for 11 yards this season.
Hunter had one catch for six yards in Sunday's 30-9 loss to Jacksonville.
Although he played just four offensive snaps, Hunter was targeted three times and has now caught a pass in each of the past two games. There just isn't enough volume for him to produce at the level needed to be fantasy relevant.
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