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Dallas Cowboys NFC East
Leighton Vander Esch • #55 • LB
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'4", 255 lbs.
Born:Feb 8, 1996 (26 yrs)
Hometown:Riggins, ID
College:Boise State
Experience:3 years
Drafted:Drafted by Dallas in 2018 (1/19).
2022 Season Stats
G GS Solo Ast Sck SckYds Int IntYds IntTD FR TD
YTD 12 12 45 31 1 4 0 0 0 0 0
On Pace 11 11 41 28 1 4 0 0 0 0 0
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Scouting Report
Fantastically productive as a tackler and always around the ball. Gets his share of sacks. Superb dropping back into pass coverage and he's pickoff threat. Gets his share of interceptions. Super-disruptive defensively overall. He's jumbo-sized for an NFL linebacker. Very long-armed for a linebacker. Has good explosiveness for the pro linebacker corps. Agile and moves well laterally. Shows superb quickness and reactions. While dominant for stretches he can still be inconsistent in most areas, and can especially be a more consistent factor on the pass rush.
Long Range Potential: Potential star linebacker.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NFL Named to play in Pro Bowl 2018 (replacement)
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