October 28, 2012; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Will Allen (26) reacts on the field against the Washington Redskins during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field. The Pittsburgh Steelers won 27-12. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Dallas Cowboys to Sign Will Allen


The Dallas Cowboys are about to get busy adding talent to their roster in serious positions of need. It was reported yesterday that the Cowboys had an agreement in principle with free agent linebacker Justin Durant and now there is another free agent set to join Big D.

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Cowboys are set to sign safety Will Allen, who played with the Pittsburgh Steelers last season:

In order to sign both Allen and Durant, the Cowboys need to free up some room under the salary cap.

The belief is that Dallas is set to restructure a veteran’s contract and release another seasoned vet in hopes of finalizing deals with the two free agents today. The name that continues to surface as a candidate for release is fullback Lawrence Vickers.

If the Cowboys can secure the signings of Allen and Durant, they will have finally addressed to major areas of concern.

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  • Scott

    The Safety Position is nowhere near addressed! Will Allen is not the fix. He is an average safety, similar to Sensabaugh. We need to draft Kenny Vaccarro!

  • http://twitter.com/OldFrog75 Old Frog

    I hope signing Allen and Durant mean the Cowboys are planning to draft big time O-line next month.