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Sport Cowboys trade Pro Bowler Everson Griffen to the Lions

06:15  28 october  2020
06:15  28 october  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

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The Cowboys traded defensive end Everson Griffen to the Detroit Lions on Tuesday for a sixth-round pick in 2021, multiple sources said. Dallas Cowboys defensive end Everson Griffen (97) celebrates after sacking Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) during second half of play at AT

The Lions traded the 2-5 Cowboys a sixth-round pick in the 2021 NFL Draft for defensive end Everson Griffen , according to Griffen is in the midst of a one-year deal which he signed with Dallas this offseason. Detroit will pick up half of Griffen ’s million salary for the 2020 campaign, according

It appears that the Dallas Cowboys might be on the verge of throwing in the towel for the 2020 NFL season. At 2-5 and going nowhere fast, Dallas is selling off some of its veteran assets. That includes the Cowboys trading Pro Bowl defensive end Everson Griffen to the Detroit Lions on Tuesday.

a baseball player holding a bat on a field: Everson Griffen is headed to Detroit. © Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports Everson Griffen is headed to Detroit.

According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, Dallas acquired a conditional sixth-round pick in return for the four-time Pro Bowl performer.

This is somewhat of a surprising move in that the Cowboys signed Griffen to a one-year, $6 million contract about 2.5 months ago.

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The Dallas Cowboys traded veteran defensive end Everson Griffen to the Detroit Lions for a conditional draft pick, the team announced Tuesday. In Minnesota, Griffen was a dominant force very familiar with the Lions . In 19 games against them, Griffen had 16 sacks -- including at least one

3 trade deadline fast approaching, the Dallas Cowboys are putting at least one big name on the During his final season with the Vikings in 2019, Griffen was named to the Pro Bowl after recording When bad things happen in a Lions game, they're usually happening to Detroit, but on Sunday things

The former Minnesota Vikings star recorded six quarterback hits and 2.5 sacks in seven games with the Cowboys this season.

Is this an indication that the Cowboys are giving up on the 2020 NFL season?

Owner Jerry Jones spoke with a local radio station on Tuesday. He was not his normal self, going off on those interviewing him at the time. However, the longtime Cowboys owner did indicate that there would be player personnel moves ahead of the Nov. 3 NFL trade deadline. He did not get into specifics.

Hours later, the Cowboys traded one of their biggest offseason acquisitions. That can’t be seen as a coincidence. The question here is whether Dallas also plans to add talent at the deadline. Despite boasting a 2-5 record, the Cowboys are just a half game behind the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC East heading into their Week 8 contest.

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Everson Griffen (born December 22, 1987) is an American football defensive end for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL).

Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Neville Gallimore (96), Dallas Cowboys defensive end Everson Griffen (97) and Dallas Cowboys defensive end Aldon Smith (58) sit on the bench late in the fourth The Dallas Cowboys lost to the Arizona Cardinals 38-10.(Vernon Bryant / Staff Photographer).

Winners of two consecutive games, the Lions head into their Week 8 outing against the Indianapolis Colts with a 3-3 record. These two wins have pretty much saved head coach Matt Patricia’s job. The same can be said for general manager Bob Quinn.

Does this suggest the Lions will be even more active heading into the Nov. 3 NFL trade deadline? That seems to be a reasonable assumption.

Griffen, 32, averaged 21 quarterback hits and nine sacks from 2012-19 with the division-rival Vikings. He’ll join a Lions squad that has registered a mere eight sacks in six games this season.

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The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to a deal with former Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen , NFL Network reports. 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

Everson Griffen , a four-time Pro Bowl edge rusher over the last decade with the Vikings, has agreed to contract terms with the Cowboys , according to McCoy, a six-time Pro Bowler , has 59 1/2 career sacks, fourth-most among active NFL interior linemen. Griffen and McCoy are two of nine active NFL

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