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Cowboys’ Lack of Interest in Everson Griffen Now Clear?

Despite the outcry of support to sign , the showed little to no interest in the former Minnesota Viking. With the need to replace , who was scooped up by the in , Griffen was thought to be the perfect solution. The Cowboys though had something else in mind…

This is completely speculative on my part, but I believe the reason the Dallas Cowboys didn't pursue Everson Griffen in free agency is because of their faith in the of both and . After Smith's reinstatement by the last week, that belief seems to be somewhat substantiated. Now we're just waiting on word on Gregory's return.

With Aldon Smith, Randy Gregory, and the return of from hip the Dallas Cowboys now have what's shaping up to be a formidable . Throw in and a few other depth players like , the Cowboys look to have a cupboard full of pass rushers to harass opposing QBs in 2020.

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Dallas Cowboys DE DeMarcus Lawrence

The Dallas Cowboys could've easily signed Everson Griffen in free agency and avoided on Aldon Smith and Randy Gregory getting reinstated. No one would've faulted them for bringing in a sure thing to replace Robert Quinn. In fact, the majority of and media alike probably would have applauded the move.

Instead, the Cowboys decided to bank on Tyrone Crawford being able to return 100% healthy from his surgically repaired hip and the long-awaited returns of Aldon Smith and Randy Gregory. This low risk, high reward situation could pay huge dividends, even though all three have nearly a year away from the game and for Smith it's more like five.

The banter back and forth about the Dallas Cowboys potentially bringing in Everson Griffen unfortunately came to nothing. It did however keep us entertained for a while, which is kind of hard to come by nowadays with all of this / pandemic stuff going on. I guess we can now put this pipe dream to bed though.

Are you upset about the Dallas Cowboys not signing Everson Griffen?

Brian Martin
Brian Martin
Level C2/C3 quadriplegic. College graduate with a bachelors degree in sports and health sciences-concentration sports management. Sports enthusiast. Dallas Cowboys fanatic. Lover of life with a glass half-full point of view.

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