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Free agent defensive end Chris Long to visit the Cowboys Wednesday

Former St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long (91) is visiting the Dallas Cowboys Wednesday on a free agent visit.
Former St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long (91) is visiting the Dallas Cowboys Wednesday on a free agent visit. Special/John Rhodes

Free agent defensive end Chris Long is expected to visit the Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday, a source confirmed.

Long, 31, was cut by the Los Angeles Louis Rams Feb. 19 after two injury-plagued seasons.

He visited with the New England Patriots on Monday and has already visited with Washington Redskins and Atlanta Falcons.

Long played in just 18 of 32 games over the past two seasons when he registered just four sacks. But he had 41.5 sacks between in 2010-13. He had a career-high 13 sacks in 2011.

If healthy, Long could help upgrade the Cowboys pass rush and fill a much-needed hole at the defensive end position.

The Cowboys have only one experienced end they can count on right now in DeMarcus Lawrence, who is coming off back surgery. Randy Gregory will miss the first four games of the 2016 season for violating in the NFL’s substance abuse policy. Jack Crawford, Greg Hardy and Jeremy Mincey are all in free agents with only Crawford expected to return.

Long is reportedly expected to visit another team before making a final decision at the end of the week.

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