Cowboys News App [Android]

Benson Mayowa Joins the Cowboys, Adds Depth at Defensive End

The will not match the offer that the made to their , who was a . This means that Mayowa has officially traded in the silver and black for the silver and blue, joining 's on a 3 year deal worth $8.25 million.

While the need at defensive end is certainly still a large one for the Cowboys, the athletic Mayowa figures to be a big part of the rotation from the . Signed by the Seahawks after the 2013 draft, Mayowa started 3 games for the Raiders over the past two seasons after recording just 1 sack in 0 starts with Seattle.

Mayowa is just 24 years old, so this three year deal gives the team a chance to see the best of him as he develops. Dallas also has at the position in and that could be re-signed to add further and depth.

This Mayowa deal was one of two moves the Cowboys made today, as they also addressed another need by signing Alfred Morris to an exceptional deal.

Sean Martin
Sean Martin
Born January 28th, 1996- Cowboys Super Bowl XXX. Point Boro Panther, Montclair State Red Hawk, and most importantly a proud member of Cowboys Nation! I host "Upon Further Review" on 90.3 WMSC FM and every Friday from 1-4 PM ET. Twitter: @SeanMartinNFL.

COntinue Reading


> Join our team...

-- COWBOYS ANDROID APP --Free Dallas Cowboys News App for Android