Wednesday morning introduced with it some roster information for the Dallas Cowboys as linebacker Aaron Hansford handed his bodily, was then activated off of the PUP checklist, and was promptly waived.
This served as a reminder of how rapidly issues can occur to an NFL participant’s profession, and it additionally clearly opened up a roster spot on the Cowboys. Many have been desirous to see Dallas make a transfer at large receiver, swing sort out, or kicker, however linebacker has additionally been lurking as a place of want as nicely.
Just some hours after the Hansford information was introduced, it was reported that there was a corresponding one for the crew as NFL Community famous that the Cowboys are signing linebacker Anthony Barr.
This has, in fact, been a rumored connection for the Cowboys for fairly a while and so they favored him fairly a bit method again when Barr was getting into the NFL Draft in 2014. Thus far, Barr has spent all of his profession with the Minnesota Vikings (he was nearly a member of the New York Jets, a narrative for a distinct day) and might nonetheless contribute in a method that may assist this crew.
NFL Community added that it got here all the way down to the Denver Broncos or the Dallas Cowboys for Barr and that America’s Staff received out. It’s good to see the Dallas profitable out and apparently George Edwards was an enormous motive why.
As @RapSheet notes, Barr’s connection to George Paton had him in play with the #Broncos but it surely was one other former #Vikings George who pulled him to the Cowboys in former MIN DC George Edwards, now a defensive assistant in Dallas.
— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) August 3, 2022
The Cowboys roster now sits at 90 gamers and the linebacker group has been fortified. Doing so on the different positions talked about would even be a pleasant factor to see, however we’ve got a bit of bit extra time for that.
Welcome to the Dallas Cowboys, Anthony Barr.
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The deal is for $2M and has incentives that may take it as much as $3M.
New Cowboys LB Anthony Barr agreed to one-year contract with $2M base worth, value as much as $3M when together with incentives, individual aware of phrases stated. Left more cash on desk elsewhere for match with George Edwards, Dan Quinn. Barr lives in Los Angeles. Now headed to Oxnard.
— Michael Gehlken (@GehlkenNFL) August 3, 2022
A job nicely finished by the Cowboys right here.
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