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Justin Durant

Justin Durant - #52 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 240 lbs.
Birthday 09/20/1985
Birthplace Florence, SC
College Hampton
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 2nd round, 16th pick by Jaguars

Cowboys claim FB Fiammetta, will sign vet OG Dockery

Posted Sept. 04, 2011 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have signed veteran OG Derrick Dockery to a one-year contract, according to a league source as reported by

DE Olshansky biggest surprise of Cowboys' cuts

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 6:30 p.m. ET
The Cowboys trimmed their roster to the league-required 53-man limit on Saturday afternoon.

Cowboys 2011 preview

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 10:11 a.m. ET
Tony Romo is back from injury and Rob Ryan is directing what should be an improved defense as the Cowboys try to put a disappointing 2010 season behind them.

Starters watch as Dolphins beat Cowboys

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:26 p.m. ET
The Dolphins won a battle of backups Thursday night by beating the Dallas Cowboys 17-3 in the final exhibition game for both teams.

Cowboys cut C Gurode

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The revamping of the Cowboys' offensive line continued on Monday, when the team released C Andre Gurode.

Shorts and Shells: Preseason Week Three wrapup

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Rookies around the NFL, such as Broncos OLB Von Miller, are getting their chances to impress; a bad call goes in Michael Vick's favor and more.

Sensabaugh helps Cowboys beat Vikings

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 11:21 p.m. ET
Gerald Sensabaugh had an interception and aided a Cowboys special-teams score, as Dallas beat Minnesota 23-17 Saturday night.

Cowboys hold out Gurode due to 'business decision'

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
Although they needed him for Saturday night's game vs. the Vikings, the Cowboys are keeping veteran C Andre Gurode on the bench as a "business decision."

Houck: Cowboys seventh-rounder Nagy could start

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Cowboys OL coach Hudson Houck told PFW that seventh-round pick Bill Nagy could be the team's Week One starter at left guard.

Report: Cowboys C Costa out 2-4 weeks

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
Cowboys C Phil Costa, who had taken the place of starter Andre Gurode in camp, has a sprained posterior cruciate ligament and will be out 2-4 weeks.

Cowboys agree to extension with CB Scandrick

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 7:33 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have agreed to a long-term extension with CB Orlando Scandrick, keeping one of their top young defenders locked up for the foreseeable future.

Cowboys add PK depth, sign Graham

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
The Cowboys have signed veteran PK Shayne Graham as insurance in case their current stable of kickers cannot recover from injury in time for the start of the season.

Rivers sharper than Romo, Chargers beat Cowboys

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 11:21 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers led San Diego to scores on two of his three drives in the Chargers' 20-7 preseason victory over the Cowboys on Sunday night.

NFC East training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:44 p.m. ET
The QB battle in Washington between John Beck and Rex Grossman continues to be a juicy story line, as PFW analyzes the key happenings in NFC East camps.

Cowboys' young O-linemen thrown into fire

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have some youth on the O-line, but they are managing as best they can with rookie Tyron Smith and David Arkin playing key roles.


Posted March 27, 2013
The Dallas Cowboys have signed Durant to a free-agent contract.||||||| Durant started 14 games and had 103 tackles last season for Detroit, where he played the last two years after starting his career with four seasons in Jacksonville.
Posted Oct. 02, 2011
The Detroit Lions are without leading tackler Justin Durant for their game at Dallas.||||||| Durant was inactive Sunday because of a concussion. Bobby Carpenter, a former first-round pick by the Cowboys, replaced Durant in the starting lineup at outside linebacker.
Posted July 28, 2011
Durant is set to join the Detroit Lions. Teams can talk to veteran free agents, but can't sign them until Friday.||||||| Durant, a linebacker who played four seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars, confirmed Thursday that he will sign a two-year contract with the Lions. The 6-foot-1, 240-pound Durant started nine games last season for the Jaguars while battling injuries.
Posted Dec. 17, 2010
Durant is out for Sunday's game at Houston.||||||| The Jaguars need a victory and a loss by the Colts to clinch their first AFC South crown.
Posted Sept. 26, 2008
Durant will likely miss the Jaguars' contest against Houston on Sunday.||||||| Durant, who pulled a groin muscle two weeks ago against Buffalo and missed last week's game, was listed as doubtful.