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Cowboys sign LB Tearrius George

Todd Archer, Dallas Cowboys Blog, Dallas Morning News

Thin at outside linebacker after losing rookie Brandon Williams for the season to a knee injury, the Cowboys signed Tearrius George, who spent part of last season on the practice squad and was released by Miami earlier this week.

George had a productive preseason for the Cowboys in 2008 but was signed off their practice squad by New Orleans on Dec. 4. He signed with the Dolphins in February after he was cut by the Saints.

The Cowboys originally signed George after he had 33 tackles and eight sacks for the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL.

He will join Steve Octavien, Victor Butler and possibly Matt Stewart in the fight to claim one of the backup outside linebacker jobs in the final two weeks of training camp.

I remember the final preseaon game vs the Vikings last year, he made 3 tremendous plays in row on Bollinger and basically singlehandedly ended one of their drives. Showed a real flash. When I saw he'd been waived and after Williams' injury, I wondered if they might bring him back.

  1. Minnesota Vikings at 08:25
  2. 1-10-MIN 28(8:25) 9-B.Bollinger pass incomplete to 11-J.Johnson (95-M.Dixon).
  3. 2-10-MIN 28(8:25) 34-A.Young up the middle to MIN 32 for 4 yards (58-T.Smith; 51-D.Robertson).
  4. 3-6-MIN 32(7:47) (Shotgun) 9-B.Bollinger pass short middle to 47-B.Jones to MIN 47 for 15 yards (47-D.Davis).
  5. 1-10-MIN 47(7:11) 9-B.Bollinger sacked at MIN 43 for -4 yards (59-T.George).
  6. 2-14-MIN 43(6:36) 9-B.Bollinger pass incomplete short middle to 34-A.Young [59-T.George].
  7. 3-14-MIN 43(6:29) (Shotgun) 9-B.Bollinger pass incomplete (59-T.George) [59-T.George].
  8. 4-14-MIN 43(6:21) (Punt formation) 5-C.Kluwe punts 57 yards to end zone, Center-46-C.Loeffler, Touchback.


Watch here starting at about 2:25

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