DeMarcus Ware Retires: Dallas Wants Him to Sign 1-Day Contract, Retire a Cowboy
On Monday, former Dallas Cowboys and current Denver Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware announced that he was retiring at the age of 34.
In his 12-year career, Ware finished with 138.5 sacks, which is good enough for 8th all-time. The fearsome pass-rusher played his final three seasons in Denver, where he was a key part of the Broncos’ Super Bowl 50 championship team.
Before that, Ware was a key member of the Dallas Cowboys, where he spent nine season after being drafted by the team with the 11th overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft. He is the team’s all-time leader in sacks, with 117, and now Jerry Jones and company would like to show their appreciation by signing Ware to a one-day contract so he can retire a Cowboy:
The Cowboys have already reached out & expressed interest in bring DeMarcus Ware back on one day contract to retire a Cowboys, per source.
— Jane Slater (@SlaterNFL) March 13, 2017
No word yet on whether or not he’ll accept their offer.
Here’s a look at Ware’s retirement announcement, which he made via Twitter:
It’s time …. pic.twitter.com/qlXpcNn12b
— D-Ware (@DeMarcusWare) March 13, 2017