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Cowboys Sign Guard Brian Waters

Waters' deal is worth up to $3 million



    After weeks of dancing between the two parties, the Dallas Cowboys and veteran guard Brian Waters agreed to terms on a one-year deal worth up to $3 million on Tuesday evening.

    According to ESPN Dallas, Waters isn’t expected to play in Sunday night’s regular season opener against the Giants at AT&T Stadium, as he reportedly isn’t quite in game-shape yet. But head coach Jason Garrett left that door open when asked about it on Wednesday.

    "He's been a very good player for a long time as a protector, as a run-blocker," Garrett said, per ESPN Dallas. "He's big, strong, physical, athletic. He plays with the right kind of demeanor. He's been that way a long time.

    “Ask anybody that ever evaluated him in-house or from afar and everybody says that. He did miss training camp prior to playing in New England [in 2011] but he had played the previous season, so that would be one difference. He didn't play last year, so we have to respect and understand that. But again we think he's in relatively good shape. Let's see what kind of progress he makes over the next few days.”

    To make room for the six-time Pro Bowler, Dallas placed safety Eric Frampton on the injured reserve.

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