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DL Gerald McCoy Wants To Continue His NFL Career, Should It Be With The Cowboys?

is an ex-Dallas Cowboy. But if you weren't paying close attention, you may have never known.

McCoy was viewed as a key for the 2020 Cowboys, instantly becoming the team's best interior on the day he put pen to paper. Unfortunately, McCoy suffered a brutal quad during . He was then released via the injury waiver, and never played a snap for .

There's been speculation about whether or not Gerald McCoy will continue his NFL career, but the six time Pro Bowler put those questions to bed in an interview with the Tampa Bay Times this week.

“I understand that I've been injured, and I honestly believe the lack of interest in me being on a team right now is because of my injury…I haven't played in a year and I'm 33 years old. But man, when I still tell you I can play this game at a high level, I know I can” – Gerald McCoy.

After 10 seasons at one of the sport's most grueling positions, teams are obviously skeptical of what McCoy can offer. But he's making it clear what his intentions are.

McCoy played at an elite level for much of his nine seasons in Tampa Bay, tallying 54.5 with the Buccaneers. In 2019, he signed with the and was looking ready to start that journeyman part of his career. It's a shame this freak quad injury may have cut his NFL lifespan short, but could the Cowboys be interested given McCoy's insistence on getting back to the league?

Dallas would not have signed Gerald McCoy to a three year contract last year if they didn't think he still had value, but so far they've looked for other ways to add to their .

The Cowboys have gone out and signed and as , and have re-signed their own in . In spurts last year, the young gave reason for optimism as well.

So while I am certainly rooting for Gerald McCoy to find a home in the league, it seems unlikely that home will be with the .

Kevin Brady
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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