Dan Connor signed
a two-year contract Thursday with the Dallas Cowboys.
Delaware County Daily Times high school football player of the year reached
agreement with the Cowboys in the afternoon.
and tweets stated Connor would sign with the Eagles, those exaggerations were
news to the veteran middle linebacker.
|Dan Connor's new boss.|
impressed with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and impressed by the opulence of
Cowboys Stadium, which cost $1 billion and change.
Connor likely will compete with Bruce Carter for a starting inside linebacker
job with the Cowboys. Sean Lee, who teamed with Connor at Penn State, is the
other inside linebacker.
aren’t expected to bring back free agent linebackers Keith Brooking and Bradie
|Murray Street Coffee, Dallas, worth a try.|
Connor played all
four of his NFL seasons with the Carolina Panthers, who selected him in the
third round of the 2008 draft. He missed most of his rookie season with a torn
ACL and two years ago, injured a hip.