Dan Quinn Poaches Two Cowboys Free Agents for Commanders

Dan Quinn is bringing one of his former players with him to the Washington Commanders.
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Dan Quinn was the Cowboys defensive coordinator for three seasons before departing this offseason to become the head coach for the Washington Commanders.

It's common for coaches to bring in their former players to help establish the culture in a new location and that is exactly what Quinn is doing.

According to Jordan Schultz of Bleacher Report, the Washington Commanders are close to finalizing a deal with DT Dorance Armstrong.

Another guy to going to join Quinn in Washington. Per Ian Rapoport, the Commanders are expected to sign center Tyler Biadasz.

Cowboys News: Dorance Armstrong and Tyler Biadasz are heading to Washington

It makes sense why the Commanders poached Armstong from Dallas. One reason is that it weakens a divisional foe but also the Commanders needed help upfront. They were 28th in the NFL in team sacks (39).

Armstrong has long arms and owns excellent burst coming out of his stance. In his six-year career with the Cowboys, the Kansas product recorded 169 total tackles, 23.5 sacks, five fumble recoveries, and three forced fumbles.

Biadasz is an athletic anchor along the offensive line. The Wisconsin product excels in both the run and pass game while playing with good leverage.

The departure of Armstrong and Biadasz now creates a void in the trenches. Regardless, the Cowboys have free agency and the draft to replace Armstrong for the 2024 campaign.

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