NFL News : The Cowboys address trading young player for pass-rusher.

The Cowboys address trading young player for pass-rusher.


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It is no secret that the Dallas Cowboys are in dire need of help getting to oppossing quarterbacks this season.

With defensive ends Randy Gregory and Demarcus Lawrence both facing four-game suspensions to the start the season and Gregory potentially much more after another reported drug violation, pass-rusher is a particular weakness this season for the Boys'.

As a result, general managers around the league have begun hearing rumors that the Cowboys would be willing to trade promising young offensive lineman La'el Collins for help at defensive end, reports Ed Werder of ESPN.

However, a Cowboys source vehemently denied the rumor, telling Werder the idea of trading Collins was nothing less than "stupid."

While the Cowboys need to address their lack of pass-rush, Collins flashed All-Pro potential in his rookie season and the club is unlikely to get fair value for him.

Guard Ronald Leary, who lost his starting job to Collins last season, asked Dallas to trade him earlier this offseason, making him a more likely candidate to be moved if the Cowboys do look to acquire a defensive end.