3 free-agent moves from NFC East that Commanders fans can laugh at

These signings come with scrutiny attached, for now.
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Eric Kendricks

The Dallas Cowboys have been incredibly quiet throughout free agency. This is normally the preferred method of owner Jerry Jones - especially in recent years. Considering their latest playoff embarrassment, many thought they might go all-in to make a bolder bid next time around.

Jones stated as much during media comments before the free-agent frenzy began. It turned out to be anything but, which indicates the Cowboys are going to allocate a substantial amount of financial resources on extensions for CeeDee Lamb and Micah Parsons.

There was one notable signing when linebacker Eric Kendricks decided on a last-minute U-turn to reunite with his former head coach Mike Zimmer. The pair enjoyed a highly productive working relationship during their time together on the Minnesota Vikings. Unfortunately for Dallas, this is not the same player.

This is the second straight offseason where Kendricks has been deemed surplus to requirements. While linking back up with Zimmer could help, he's 32 years old with his best football behind him.

This is a critical campaign for the Cowboys. Signing Kendricks and primarily relying on players who constantly underachieve when the postseason arrives is certainly a choice. If it doesn't pay off, the Washington Commanders will be ready to take advantage.