A day after agreeing to the deal, Hurns officially signed his two-year contract on Saturday. The deal can be worth up to $12 million.
The only part of the deal that is guaranteed is the $2.5 million signing bonus. He will also receive a $2.5 million base salary in 2018 and $1 million total in 46-man roster bonuses.
The Cowboys have to pick up the second year of the deal by the final day of the 2018 league year, with Hurns earning a $4 million base salary and up to $1 million in 46-man roster bonuses. He can also earn another $1 million in playing time incentives with $500,000 for 75 percent of the snaps and another $500,000 for 85 percent of the snaps.
Hurns will count $4.375 million against the salary cap in 2018.
At present the Cowboys' top five wide receivers will count more than $31 million against the salary cap.
Hurns has not played a 16-game season since his rookie year in 2014. He played in just 10 games last season and had 39 catches for 484 yards and two touchdowns. His best season came in 2015 when he caught 64 passes for 1,031 yards and 10 touchdowns.