The Dallas Cowboys could be after some linebacking help through free agency.
According to a report by Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas, the team has some interest in middle linebacker Wesley Woodyard. A University of Kentucky product, Woodyard has spent each of his six seasons in the league with the Denver Broncos.
As a member of the Broncos’ AFC Championship squad last year, he had 84 tackles, two forced fumbles and four passes broken up.
Statistically, Woodyard's best year was probably 2012 when he posted career-highs in sacks, with 5.5, and interceptions, with three.
If Woodyard comes to Dallas, he’ll likely compete with Bruce Carter for playing time in Rod Marinelli’s 4-3 system. He could also provide some depth for a position group that was hit pretty hard by the injury bug in 2013.
The NFL's free agency period begins on Tuesday.
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