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Lewis Neal Signed to Cowboys 53-Man Roster, Brian Price to IR

The Cowboys won a huge game last Sunday against the , one of the best teams in the NFL. While they did get the victory and played one of the better games of the season, the bug bit the team in a big way – creating opportunity now for standout DT .

, , and all went down with in Sunday's match up. Unfortunately for Brian Price, his season is done after dislocating his left kneecap, which left the team looking for a replacement at one-technique. Luckily for the , Lewis Neal was sitting on the ready to help contribute.

According to multiple sources, Lewis Neal has been called up from the practice squad and has been signed to the Dallas Cowboys 53 man roster.

The Dallas Cowboys signed Lewis Neal as a UDFA after the 2017 . Neal played four years at LSU and spent most of his time playing . In his four years with the team he racked up 118 total tackles (17 which went for a loss) and 12 .

For the Cowboys, Neal will likely see playing time at both positions. At 6'0″ 290 pounds, he is considered a little undersized to be playing as a full-time one-tech, so look for his playing time to be split between both three-technique and one-technique depending on what 's is.

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Lewis Neal turned heads in the preseason and was on the bubble of making the 53 man roster before the start of the season. He finally gets his shot and will be looking to put his explosiveness and motor on display for the staff to see in games that actually matter. Looking at the big picture, the Cowboys probably took a hit defending the run with Brian Price's loss, but Lewis Neal is a significant upgrade when rushing the passer.

Look for Neal to be active this week against the in a huge match up against the defending Champs.

Connor Livesay
Connor Livesay
Born in 1995, loved Football but more importantly the Dallas Cowboys since day one. Living in Redskins Country flying the Blue and Silver flag as high as possible. Covering the Dallas Cowboys for and Catch me on twitter @ConnorNFLDraft!

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