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Dallas Cowboys Sign DT Justin Hamilton to 53-Man Roster

After placing on Tuesday, the signed Defensive yesterday to fill the roster spot. Hamilton was most recently with the during the but did not make it past final cuts.

List at 6'2″ and 315 lbs., Hamilton brings a big body to the . The Cowboys have had issues with their lately, particularly two weeks ago against and the , so this indicates a desire for more size in the trenches.

Some fans are disappointed that Dallas didn't call up darling from the , but Wise is another smallish defensive linemen in the same mold as Crawford and others already on the roster.

The Cowboys ran into issues recently when starting DT was missing time with . Neither or was able to adequately replace his role as the anchor up front, taking up space and denying run lanes.

Justin Hamilton hasn't had a ton of NFL playing for has been around since 2015, when he went undrafted and was signed by the . Since then he's bounced between rosters and practice squad with five different teams, appearing in just eight games only one of those as a starter.

The Cowboys must have felt the need for more beef at . Hopefully, they also see some potential in Hamilton that other teams haven't yet unlocked.

Antwaun Woods is the latest example of Dallas being able to find diamonds in the rough. Woods also went undrafted a few years back and spent a couple of years in Tennessee before the Cowboys finally got ah old of him. Now Antwaun is arguably their best defensive tackle.

Will Justin Hamilton find similar success with his new team?  We certainly hope so!

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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