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LB Anthony Barr, Cowboys agree to 1-year deal

WCCO digital update: Afternoon of Aug. 3, 2022
WCCO digital update: Afternoon of Aug. 3, 2022 01:23

OXNARD, Calif. -- The Dallas Cowboys and four-time Pro Bowl linebacker Anthony Barr agreed to a one-year deal Wednesday.

The 32-year-old Barr was a first-round pick by Minnesota in 2014 and has played his entire eight-year career with the Vikings. He was a Pro Bowler every year from 2015-18 and had a career-high three interceptions along with 2 1/2 sacks and 72 tackles last season.

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Anthony Barr in 2019

Barr will join a linebacker group led by AP Defensive Rookie of the Year Micah Parsons and 2018 Pro Bowler Leighton Vander Esch.

Dallas opened a roster spot by waiving rookie linebacker Aaron Hansford.

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