Cowboys acquire DE Quinn from Fins for pick

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The Dallas Cowboys acquired defensive end Robert Quinn from the Miami Dolphins on Thursday for a 2020 sixth-round pick.

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

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