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 eager to see Dallas make a transfer at large receiver, swing deal with, or kicker, however linebacker has additionally been lurking as a place of want as effectively.
Just just a few hours after the Hansford information was introduced, it was reported that there was a corresponding one for the staff as NFL Network famous that the Cowboys are signing linebacker Anthony Barr.
This has, after all, been a rumored connection for the Cowboys for fairly a while and so they favored him fairly a bit approach again when Barr was coming into the NFL Draft in 2014. To date, Barr has spent all of his profession with the Minnesota Vikings (he was virtually a member of the New York Jets, a narrative for a special day) and might nonetheless contribute in a approach that may assist this staff.
NFL Network added that it got here right down to the Denver Broncos or the Dallas Cowboys for Barr and that America’s Team received out. It’s good to see the Dallas profitable out and apparently George Edwards was a giant motive why.
As @RapSheet notes, Barr’s connection to George Paton had him in play with the #Broncos however it 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 now we have slightly bit extra time for that.
Welcome to the Dallas Cowboys, Anthony Barr.