Justin Durant to Cowboys: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

July 18, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Justin Durant has spent most of the summer lingering on the free-agent market after a disappointing one-year stint with the Atlanta Falcons. He'll get another chance to rejuvenate his value in a familiar setting after agreeing to a one-year contract with the Dallas Cowboys.  
The Cowboys confirmed Durant's signing on their official website on Monday. Rob Phillips from the team's official website reported the length of the deal for the linebacker.
Adam Caplan of ESPN reported Durant's one-year contract is worth $965k, with $200k guaranteed.
The 30-year-old Durant recorded 82 tackles in 2015 with the Falcons. He appeared in 13 games, his highest number since 2012, but struggled as Atlanta's defense fell apart. Pro Football Focus graded him a 50.3 on its 100-point scale, one of the worst ratings for a starter who was hitting the free-agent market.
The Falcons had signed Durant last March after a six-game stint with the Cowboys saw him return to form...

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