Everson Griffen is headed lend a hand to the NFC North.
The Dallas Cowboys procure traded the defensive almost about the Detroit Lions in exchange for a conditional sixth-spherical draft rating, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per sources recommended. The workforce later made the deal legit.
“Our proceed continues to the huge city of Detroit,” Griffen tweeted. “To the Detroit followers, y’all are getting a [expletive] dogs prepared to love.”
For the Cowboys, this exchange enables them to ship half of of the $6 million in salary to the Lions for the duration of a tough season, Rapoport added.
The damaged-down pass rusher might perhaps perhaps perhaps perhaps not be available Sunday in opposition to the Colts on account of of COVID-19 protocols, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported. Griffen’s debut with the Lions is anticipated to be Nov. 8 in opposition to the Minnesota Vikings.
Griffen used to be drafted by the Vikings in 2010 and performed 10 years before signing a one-one year tackle the Cowboys this season. In seven games with the Cowboys, he recorded 2.5 sacks, 10 tackles and one pass defensed. On Monday, Rapoport reported the Cowboys had build Griffen on the trading block and by Tuesday he used to be headed to Detroit.