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DeMarcus Ware Thanks Jerry Jones

Ware agreed to a three-year deal with the Broncos on Wednesday



    Former Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware, who was released by the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday after nine seasons with the team, leaves Dallas with no ill will toward the organization or the organization’s head honcho, one Jerry Jones.

    Signed by the Denver Broncos to a three-year deal on Wednesday, Ware led off his introductory news conference with a statement of gratitude for Jones.

    “To Mr. Jones for gracefully letting me go out in the market and let me choose where I can finish my career at, I want to thank him for that,” Ware said, per ESPN Dallas. “And I want to wish my former teammates, coaches and just the Cowboys good luck in their season.”

    Ware, who finished with a career-low six sacks in 2013, will be 32 by the opening week of the 2014 NFL season. But Broncos general manager and executive vice president (and Super Bowl-winning quarterback) John Elway made clear that the team is confident Ware has plenty left in the tank.

    “We know how much more football he has in him,” Elway said.

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