Cowboys sign Costa to 2-year cap saving deal
The Dallas Cowboys have signed center Phil Costa to a two-year
contract, pulling off another deal to save salary cap space.
Costa’s agent, George Mavrikes, told The Associated Press on
Saturday that Costa’s $2.7 million, two-year deal includes a
$450,000 signing bonus for $950,000 guaranteed this season.
That will be a savings on the cap for the Cowboys since Costa
could have made about $1.3 million as a free agent.
Costa played in only three games last season, missing most of
training camp with a back issue that he re-aggravated in the season
opener. He played two games in October before needing season-ending
The move came only days after the Cowboys reworked the contracts
of five starters, including DeMarcus Ware, Jason Witten and Miles
Austin, to save salary cap space.
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