FRISCO, Texas – The term “outside linebacker” just doesn’t mean what it used to.
For so many years, that phrase conveyed images of run stuffers and side-to-side playmakers. In some instances, it still does. But with the rise of 3-4 defenses and freakish edge rushers, “outside linebacker” all of a sudden brings to mind guys like Von Miller and Khalil Mack.
Against this loaded first-place schedule, the Cowboys are going to see plenty of both. Here are my top 10 outside linebackers on the slate this season.
Outside edge rushers have become some of the most coveted players in the NFL. Which outside linebackers are the best on the Cowboys’ 2019 schedule?