Did you know Randy Gregory was a former professional football player. If you don’t, you should. He was drafted by Dallas Cowboys in the 2015 NFL Draft and will be joining the Denver Broncos team that recently added quarterback Russell Wilson. Gregory had six sacks, 19 tackles and three forced fumbles in 2021. He’s been suspended for more than two dozen games.
The NFL’s chief medical director visited Gregory at a private meeting in August to discuss his health. According to reports, Gregory was proactive at the meeting and discussed his options for treatment. There’s speculation that the injury is related to a relapse of substance abuse. Gregory was also called to New York League Headquarters for a private meeting, but no further discipline was announced. This is the latest development in Gregory’s recovery.
While many had hoped Randy Gregory would sign with the Dallas Cowboys, his deal with the team was publically terminated Tuesday. Although the reason was not clear, reports suggest that he may be returning to the NFL. Apparently, he changed his mind because the Dallas Cowboys would give him more protection. The new Denver Broncos will pay him the same amount he was paid in Dallas.
Dallas also signed a defensive player after Gregory’s release. A team wouldn’t normally look beyond their organization to add a top player. However, with the money allocated to Gregory, the Cowboys were able to sign an eight-time Pro Bowler. By signing Wagner, Dallas can make a big splash in the defensive side of the game. Dallas now has a player on the defensive line that can chase quarterbacks.
The Cowboys had the most lucrative deal in recent years. They signed Randy Gregory, and he was due to sign a five-year, $70 million deal. But Gregory later backed out of the deal, and signed with the Broncos. Randy Gregory was a defensive end. He played in 12 games with the Cowboys in 2021. This was his best season. He had some injuries throughout his career but he had his best season in five seasons.
The Cowboys have been trying to sneak language into the contract. Gregory was able leave Dallas after the Cowboys attempted to sneak language into the contract. The Cowboys’ new clause would void any guarantees if the player is fined. After the negotiations, Gregory took to social media to vent about his problems. Gregory is still fighting and must prove his worth.