Sports Report: Cowboys open to trading pass-rusher Everson Griffen

01:55  27 october  2020
01:55  27 october  2020 Source:   thescore.com

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Report : Cowboys signing former Vikings Pro Bowler Everson Griffen . Griffen , 32, remains a force as a pass rusher after 10 seasons with the Vikings. He made his fourth career Pro Bowl last season while tallying eight sacks, 24 quarterback hits and an interception.

The Cowboys first expressed interest in the 32-year-old Griffen back in March, as Walker reported , but the defensive end was long expected to find a According to Rapoport, both Seattle and Minnesota recently "went back and forth" with the pass rusher while the Cowboys "quietly went to work" to

The Dallas Cowboys reportedly have made other teams aware that pass-rusher Everson Griffen is available for trade, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

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Griffen signed a one-year, $6-million deal with the Cowboys in the offseason after opting out of his contract with the Minnesota Vikings earlier in the year.

Any team acquiring the veteran pass-rusher would be on the books for the remainder of his salary, which rounds out to be about $3 million, Rapoport adds.

A four-time Pro Bowler, Griffen was expected to help Dallas' pass rush, but he hasn't put together his best body of work. He's recorded just 2.5 sacks through seven games this season.

The Cowboys have struggled this year, and their latest loss to the Washington Football Team dropped their record to 2-5. Dallas has had trouble stopping opposing offenses as their defense has allowed 243 points this season, most in the NFL.

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