Cowboys acquire DE Quinn from Fins for pick
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Quinn, who visited The Star last week and also met with the New Orleans Saints, is getting a new one-year deal worth $8 million from the Cowboys and he can earn $1 million more in incentives, according to sources.
Quinn was set to make $11.8 million in the last year of his contract. Earlier in the month, the Dolphins paid Quinn a $1.12 million roster bonus and reportedly were willing to pay some of Quinn’s base salary to facilitate a trade. The Dolphins recently paid $5 million of the $7 million guaranteed to quarterback Ryan Tannehill as part of a trade to the Tennessee Titans.
The Dolphins, however, are not paying any of the money in Quinn’s new deal with the Cowboys, the sources said.
The Cowboys have a need to improve their pass rush.
Dallas has shored up its roster in an efficient manner without using major salary-cap resources to get it done, so the focus is now on the NFL draft.
At the league meetings in Arizona earlier this week, Cowboys executive vice