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Damien Wilson signs, leaving only Byron Jones unsigned among the Cowboys’ draft picks

Fourth-round pick Damien Wilson runs a drill during the team’s rookie minicamp on May 8.
Fourth-round pick Damien Wilson runs a drill during the team’s rookie minicamp on May 8. AP

The Cowboys signed rookie linebacker Damien Wilson to a four-year deal Thursday, leaving them with only first-round pick Byron Jones unsigned.

Wilson, a fourth-round choice, received a bonus of $466,316 and base salaries of $435,000, $525,000, $615,000 and $705,000.

Wilson led the University of Minnesota in tackles last season with 119, including 10.5 for loss. He also had four sacks, four pass deflections and an interception.

Wilson has received first-team snaps during organized team activities, with Sean Lee and Anthony Hitchens limited with injuries and Rolando McClain rehabbing from knee surgery.

“He’s got great work ethic for a rookie,” Cowboys linebackers coach Matt Eberflus said. “He’s working hard, and we have him at that one spot and kind of moving him around a little bit here and in the near future. But he’s done a good job with that. He’s learning real well and he’s working real hard, so we’re excited about where he’s going.”

Charean Williams, 817-390-7760

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