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Rumors and Clues Continue Between K.J. Wright & the Cowboys

One of the top player still available in in veteran .  With his old now working for the Cowboys, it's no surprise that Wright's been linked to Dallas a good bit over the last few weeks.

Wright won a with Quinn coordinating the “Legion of Boom” in Seattle. When Dan left to become the Falcons' , Wright was quoted as calling him a “defensive mastermind.”

The Cowboys certainly need some help at linebacker. is now with Houston, is contemplating , and the duo of and are going into 2021 with serious concerns about their performance and Leighton's health.

K.J. Wright could walk into at age 32 and still perhaps be Dallas' best linebacker. If nothing else, he could provide exceptional depth and veteran while also helping teammates to adapt to Dan Quinn.

So yeah, unsurprisingly, Wright and the Cowboys appear to be flirting a bit this .

If Wright and the Cowboys do end up together it shouldn't be surprise that it took some time.  Dallas has become very conservative with over time and isn't looking to pay those first-wave salaries and bonuses.

But now it's been a week and K.J. remains unsigned. Depending on what other offers or interest he's received, the lure of reuniting with Quinn and joining the Cowboys could get him here at an acceptable price.

Dallas doesn't want to go into the draft with any glaring needs. If they can add a player like K.J. Wright, it will fill one of their bigger holes and provide additional leverage for the big weekend in April.

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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