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REPORT: Cowboys Working to Re-Sign Free Agent LB Sean Lee

While not on the same tier as , , or , veteran appears to be a priority for the . With the “legal tampering” window now open in the NFL, there's a that Dallas is working to get Lee re-signed for a 2020 return.

With his ability to play strongside linebacker and rotate with or replace starters and , Lee has still strong value for Dallas even in his twilight years. Despite turning 34 this summer, Sean proved last season that he can still be an impact player.

Dallas' two best backup linebackers, Lee and , are both set to be unrestricted this . Other experienced depth such as and Justin March are also not under contract for 2020.

Getting Lee back would shore up the starting position in the base 4-3 and provide a key rotation piece for the nickel scheme. It also keeps one of the team's best veteran leaders and locker room guys in place.

What's more, Lee is one of the few Cowboys who's had playing the 3-4 scheme. There is talk that new may employ that look at times this season.

The Cowboys could still pursue LB depth in and the 2020 , especially since this could be Sean's final season before .

However, getting Sean Lee back would be a strong move for next season. He can still fill several roles among the LB group and would help his teammates make the transition to a new and defensive coordinator.

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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