Dallas Cowboys Rumors Include Signing Two Offensive Linemen, Restructuring Jason Witten’s Contract

Dallas Cowboys Rumors Include Signing Two Offensive Linemen, Restructuring Jason Witten's Contract

After signing two broad receivers final week, the Dallas Cowboys are rumored to be near including two offensive linemen whereas making an attempt to clear salary-cap area by restructuring tight finish Jason Witten’s contract.
ESPN on Saturday reported that the Cowboys will signal Cameron Fleming, who spent fours seasons with the New England Patriots. The 25-year-old proper deal with met with the Cowboys final week. Dallas can be reportedly near signing former San Francisco 49ers and Cleveland Browns guard Marcus Martin.

Free agent inside O-lineman Marcus Martin is anticipated to signal with the #Cowboys, supply mentioned. Most just lately from the #Browns, the previous #49ers third-round decide visited Dallas final week.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 25, 2018

The NFL Community’s Ian Rapoport on Monday tweeted that the Cowboys not solely had curiosity in Fleming but additionally his former Patriots teammate LaAdrian Waddle. Nevertheless, Waddle, a 26-year-old deal with who spent most of his profession with the Detriot Lions, is anticipated to remain in New England on a one-year deal, although the Patriots have but to formally make the announcement.
The Cowboys seem to have settled on Martin, who’s coming into his fifth NFL season and after not beginning one recreation for the Browns in 2017. The Cowboys doubtless view the addition of Martin, who has expertise at middle, as insurance coverage for an offensive line which will have depth points. The Cowboys boast three 2018 Professional Bowl offensive lineman: deal with Tyron Smith, guard Zack Martin and middle Travis Frederick, whose contract was just lately restructured.
ESPN additionally reported the restructuring of Witten’s contract would create about $three.5 million in cap area. The deal confirms that the 35-year-old will stay with the Cowboys in 2018 after hypothesis that he was contemplating retirement. The Sporting Information reported that Fox Sports activities was seeking to rent Witten to be an analyst for Thursday evening video games.
Witten agreed to a four-year contract extension in March 2017. The deal granted the Cowboys a possibility to restructure his contract for salary-cap functions.
Dallas signed two broad receivers final week, agreeing to a one-year deal with Deonte Thompson value $2.5 million and a two-year cope with Allen Hurns value as much as $12 million. The signings have prompted rumors that Dallas may half methods with former Professional Bowl broad receiver Dez Bryant.
The Cowboys have 10 draft picks in 2018, together with the No. 19 general decide.

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