Cowboys sign Griffen to bolster pass rush
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The Dallas Cowboys added a big free agent to their pass rush late in the offseason, agreeing to terms with former Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen

The deal is for one-year and worth $6 million, sources told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Griffen is a four-time Pro Bowler and notched eight sacks in 15 games last year. He spent the last 10 seasons in Minnesota.

The Seattle Seahawks and a reunion with the Vikings had been the most likely destinations for the 32-year-old prior to Wednesday, Rapoport added, but the veteran defender will contribute to a deep Cowboys front four.

Dallas lost Robert Quinn in free agency, but still roster DeMarcus Lawrence, Dorance Armstrong, Tyrone Crawford, and recently-reinstated Aldon Smith at defensive end.

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones also added Dontari Poe and Gerald McCoy to the interior of head coach Mike McCarthy's defensive line in 2020, while former second-round pick Randy Gregory could enter the mix if reinstated.

Griffen accumulated at least eight sacks in five of his last six campaigns and is also a stout run defender.

Cowboys sign Griffen to bolster pass rush
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