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DeMarcus Lawrence Named Top Free Agent Of The 2019 Class

Much has been made about the Dallas 2019 class. Dallas has a ton of cap space moving forward, but they are going to “have” to pay many of the key players on their over the next two offseasons in order to keep their young core together.

Of course, when you’re drafting, that’s the goal. To draft so well that when your own players become , you go ahead and pay them to keep them around, rather than overpay on the free agent market for external players.

One of the major pieces the Cowboys will have to retain this is defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence. And while often thinks of Lawrence as underrated around the league, the NFL has caught onto his importance as he enters this Spring.

ESPN.com ranked their top 10 free agents for 2019, with DeMarcus Lawrence clocking in at number one, over elite players like and Le’Veon Bell.

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DeMarcus Lawrence is going to command big time money, likely even -type money. But the fact of the matter is that he has earned it. Lawrence has been the heart and soul of the Cowboys the last two seasons, and the most consistent player on the team as well.

Not only has he been an effective pass rusher, but DeMarcus Lawrence also plays with a relentless motor against the run that can sometimes be rare to find in those premier pass rushers. He really is a jack of all trades at defensive end, and should be priority number one for the Cowboys this offseason.

Thankfully, I can’t imagine the Cowboys not retaining DeMarcus Lawrence and extending him in the coming months.

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Written by Kevin Brady

Die-hard Cowboys fan from the Northeast, so you know I am here to defend the 'boys whenever necessary. Began writing for a WordPress Cowboys Blog, and have been with ITS since 2016.

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