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McClain Signs Another One-Year Deal With Dallas

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    Randall Cobb of the Green Bay Packers is tackled by Rolando McClain of the Dallas Cowboys in the first half on December 13, 2015 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Green Bay Packers defeated the Dallas Cowboys 28-7.

    Rolando McClain isn't exactly the most reliable guy on the Cowboys' roster, but he's a veteran linebacker who's played well in his two seasons with Dallas since the Cowboys talked him out of retirement in his 20s to acquire him via a trade from Baltimore.

    McClain was great in 2014 but then missed the beginning of the 2015 season due to a suspension and battled some injury problems. But when he was playing, he was good enough.

    Now, McClain is back for his second one-year stay with Dallas after inking a one-year deal on Wednesday worth $4 million with the possibility of another $1 million in incentives. McClain took on the middle linebacker role in 2015 after the Cowboys moved Sean Lee to the outside, setting him up for a career year at his new position.

    The signing allows Dallas to look for some middle linebacker depth in the draft instead of looking for a starter in the early rounds and gives McClain incentive to have another strong season so he can maybe earn that multi-year deal after 2016.