Cowboys LB Rolando McClain to remain with team for 2016 season

Wednesday March 9th, 2016

Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has agreed to a deal to return to Dallas for the 2016 season, his agency announced on Wednesday.

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the one-year contract is worth $5 million.

McClain was selected in the first round of the 2010 NFL draft by the Oakland Raiders. He spent three seasons with the Raiders before being released during the 2013 offseason.

He was then signed to the Baltimore Ravens, but announced his retirement before ever playing a down with the team. The Cowboys picked up McClain from the Ravens in July 2014.

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Over the course of his career, McClain has accumulated 407 combined tackles, 9.5 sacks, and four interceptions.

McClain has dealt with behavioral issues in the past and was suspended for the first four games of the 2015 season for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.

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