Linked to acclaimed edge rushers in free company, the Cowboys made their transfer on the place Friday. They’re signing former top-five decide Dante Fowler, Todd Archer of stories (on Twitter).

It will reunite Fowler and Dan Quinn, who was the pinnacle coach in Atlanta when Fowler signed with the Falcons in 2020. The 2 didn’t keep collectively lengthy, with the Falcons firing Quinn early that season. This stands to be a higher-profile partnership. It’s a one-year deal, per’s Aaron Wilson (on Twitter).

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Fowler’s manufacturing has yo-yoed throughout his seven-year profession. He helped the Jaguars’ “Sacksonville” protection attain the 2017 AFC championship recreation and was a starter in Tremendous Bowl LIII for the Rams, after a midseason commerce. Fowler timed his preliminary contract yr nicely, producing 11.5 sacks alongside Aaron Donald in 2019. That led to a big-ticket Falcons deal, one the staff ended up regretting.

Fowler performed 14 video games in every of the previous two seasons however didn’t high 4.5 sacks in both. The Falcons adjusted his three-year contract and launched him earlier this offseason, permitting an early journey to the marketplace for a participant who was already on monitor free of charge company. The Cowboys’ edge plans modified abruptly this week, when Randy Gregory backtracked on an settlement as a result of guarantee-forfeiture language in his contract. Gregory is now in Denver. The Cowboys pursued Von Miller as nicely, however an enormous Payments supply steered the longer term Corridor of Famer to western New York.

Pairing with DeMarcus Lawrence and Micah Parsons stands to be a robust alternative for Fowler to re-establish his worth throughout his age-28 season. After his two down Atlanta years, the previous No. three general decide is working out of time to take action.

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