Report: Cowboys sign former 49ers All-Pro Aldon Smith

Aldon Smith
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This is not an April Fools joke. The Dallas Cowboys have reportedly signed troubled former San Francisco 49ers All-Pro edge rusher Aldon Smith, via Jay Glazer of Fox Sports.

Smith, 30, has not suited up in the NFL since he was a member of the then-Oakland Raiders back in 2015. He’s had multiple issues with the law during this hiatus and dating back to his days with the 49ers.

On the field, Smith was among the best pass rushers in the NFL during the early stages of his career. He recorded a combined 74 quarterback hits and 42 sacks from 2011-13.

He’ll now be given one final chance.