Cowboys agree to deal with rookie LB Micah Parsons


DALLAS (105.3 The Fan) - The Dallas Cowboys have come to an agreement with first-round pick Micah Parsons.

According to sources close to 105.3 The Fan's Mike Fisher, the rookie linebacker will get $17 million guaranteed over four years, and the Cowboys hold a team option for a fifth season.

Parsons posted pictures to his Instagram account to mark the occasion.

The Cowboys selected Parsons with the 12th overall pick after he opted out of the 2020 season with Penn State. In his two seasons with the Nittany Lions, he recorded 191 tackles, 6.5 sacks and six forced fumbles.

Sources have indicated to 105.3 The Fan that the 22-year-old is viewed as the eventual starting middle linebacker, and he has already gotten to work at the MIKE linebacker spot at Cowboys OTAs.

With Parsons' signing, the Cowboys have now agreed to deals with seven of their 11 draft picks. Fourth-round picks linebacker Jabril Cox and offensive tackle Josh Ball, fifth-round pick Simi Fehoko, sixth-round picks Quinton Bohanna and Israel Mukuamu, and seventh-round pick Matt Farniok have already signed their contracts.

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Second-round cornerback Kelvin Joseph, and third-round picks - defensive tackle Osa Odighizuwa, defensive end Chauncey Golston and cornerback Nahshon Wright have yet to sign their rookie contracts.