With a free agent haul of seven players, most of which address the team’s most glaring needs (interior offensive line and secondary), the Dallas Cowboys might be freed up somewhat in next month’s NFL Draft to go after the best players available--rather than targeting specific positions.
Considering, the idea has been floated out there that Dallas may target a pass rusher in the first round, someone who could give the team a bigger threat than Anthony Spencer. ESPN’s Todd MCShay said last week that that pass rusher could be Dontari Poe, the defensive tackle out of Memphis.
Owner and general manager Jerry Jones was far from dismissive of the idea of adding a pass rusher opposite Ware, when the subject was brought up last week.
"Real impressive pressure from someone other than Ware would be a dramatic influence on this defense," Jones said, per the Dallas Morning News. "It would actually impact how we play the defense. So, we're always looking for a pass rusher."
Predictably though, Jones refused to expand on which prospects the team might be interested in.
"I wouldn't want to get into it," Jones said. "But certainly there are some people that can help teams in the NFL as an outside linebacker-type pass rusher. Yes, there are those."
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