Cowboys agree with Davis on $49 million deal

Mar 5, 2007 - 1:49 AM IRVING, Texas (Ticker) -- The Dallas Cowboys have decided to throw a large sum of money at a large man.

The Cowboys on Sunday agreed to terms with free agent tackle Leonard Davis on a seven-year contract.

The team's official web site said the deal is worth $49.75 million, with $18.75 million in guaranteed money.

On Saturday, the Cleveland Browns signed guard Eric Steinbach to a $49.5 million contract, a deal that included $17 million in guaranteed money. Buffalo also signed guard Derrick Dockery to a seven-year, $49 million deal.

The 6-6, 366-pound Davis, the second overall pick of the Arizona Cardinals, has the ability to play inside and outside. The three-time Pro Bowler started 16 games at tackle this past season.

In Dallas, Davis could replace Marc Colombo at right tackle. Colombo is an unrestricted free agent.

Davis, 29, has started 91 of a possible 96 games in his career.

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