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First Round Pick Micah Parsons Says Cowboys’ LBs Will Be “Something Scary”

With their first pick of the 2021 , the Dallas added linebacker Micah Parsons to their . The Penn State standout is looking to bring some added athleticism to a that struggled mightily in 2020.

In a way, Parsons is replacing another former Penn State linebacker in , who retired earlier this week. Parsons now joins former selection , and top 40 pick in that Cowboys’ linebacker group.

Parsons told reporters after the draft that he sees big things ahead for this group in 2021.

“If all three of us can find a way to play together and stay healthy, it will be something scary” – Micah Parsons.

When it comes to Vander Esch and Smith, that’s been a big “if.” Outside of their dynamic , neither of them have spent much time on the field together. And, when they have been together, it’s been pretty ugly for this defense.

Parsons’ arrival likely signals the end for Vander Esch in Dallas after this season, but you never know exactly what this has in mind.

Parsons also told reporters that can expect to see a “fast and instinctual” player on Sundays, which would be a welcomed addition to a linebacker unit that has looked neither fast nor instinctual over the last two seasons.

What do you think?


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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  1. Parsons immediately upgrades the LB corp. LVE seemed promising but injuries have derailed him. I can see us trying to sign him back for super cheap. For me our day 2 needs should be CB, S, OL and DL and luckily their are many good players still left

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