Cowboys Sign Dan Campbell

The Cowboys came to terms with former Texas A&M tight end Dan Campbell the club announced Monday evening. Campbell will come to Valley Ranch noted for his exception ability as a run blocker.

Campbell will be the starter at tight end in 2003, with veteran Tony McGee serving as his backup. The former Aggie signed a 3-year deal with the Cowboys that included a signing bonus of more than $1 million. He is expected to count just over $1 million against the $75 million salary cap.

"I love to block, and I want to block," Campbell told the Dallas Morning News. "I can be valuable as a receiver, but I know I am not going to catch 80 or 90 balls a year. I know what I can do and I know what I can't do."

Campbell caught 22 passes for 175 yards and a touchdown last season for the New York Giants. His role with the team was to primarily serve as a back up for Pro Bowler Jeremy Shockey.

In his 4-year NFL career, Campbell has caught 43 passes for 369 yards and 5 touchdowns, but he's known for outstanding run-blocking and toughness.

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