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Old linebacker Sean Lee is returning to the Dallas Cowboys for the 2019 season after agreeing to phrases on a restructured deal, NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday, per a source.
Lee will earn $3.5 million in 2019, but has the different to earn his methodology support by incentives to the $7 million in noxious wage originally owed to him, Rapoport added.
The dilapidated linebacker, who has struggled with myriad accidents over his nine-year profession, is popping 33 in July and coming off a 2018 season in which he conducted valid seven games and lost his starting up role to rookie Leighton Vander Esch.
Despite that, Lee acknowledged continually this offseason that he wished to play but every other year. Now, he’ll, but with a 50-percent haircut.
What Lee’s on-self-discipline role with the Cowboys will doubtless be subsequent year is unclear. He’s clearly no longer a starting up-caliber linebacker. But Dallas can occupy saved an additional $3.5 million by lowering Lee and didn’t. Here’s doubtless in consequence of the the same motive the Cowboys introduced support the retired Jason Witten on a one-year contract price up to $5 million. The Dallas entrance build aside of industrial values loyalty and “their guys” extra than others, for greater or worse.
After winning the NFC East closing year, the Cowboys appear to search out a short window to determine their sixth Extensive Bowl title and desire certain dilapidated leaders to be alongside for and make contributions to the streak, no matter their closing abilities or price. Within the period in-between, unresolved contract impasses loom with Dallas’ high young expertise (DeMarcus Lawrence, Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott).