Can Defensive End George Selvie Make an Impact with the Dallas Cowboys?

July 28, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Dallas Cowboys are one week into training camp in Oxnard, Calif. and are already scrambling to find bodies for the defensive line. One of their new bodies looks good in fourth-year veteran defensive end George Selvie.
At 6'4'' and 270 pounds, Selvie has the classic build of a true 4-3 defensive end.
What he does not have is a strong resume at the pro level.
He was a seventh-round draft pick of the St. Louis Rams in 2010, and Dallas becomes the fifth team that he has played for. This doesn't make Cowboys fans jump too high with expectations, but the devil is in the details.
Selvie had a modest rookie season with the Rams while playing in all 16 games and picking up 1.5 sacks—nothing to write home about but far from invisible. He also amassed 21 tackles during that freshman campaign.
The following year he was released by the Rams just prior to the start of the 2011 regular season, and this is where things started getting complicated.
He was picked ...

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