Dallas Cowboys linebacker Leighton Vander Esch celebrates with fans as he leaves the field after a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Dec. 23, 2018, in Arlington, Texas.
Dallas Cowboys linebacker Leighton Vander Esch celebrates with fans as he leaves the field after a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Dec. 23, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. Ron Jenkins AP
Dallas Cowboys linebacker Leighton Vander Esch celebrates with fans as he leaves the field after a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Dec. 23, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. Ron Jenkins AP

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