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Cowboys ink pair of seventh-round picks

The Dallas Cowboys have signed seventh-round cornerback Mike Mickens and seventh-round wide receiver Manuel Johnson, according to a league source.

Both signed four-year contracts. Mickens received a $55,000 signing bonus and Johnson received a $51,750 signing bonus.

The total value of Mickens’ contract is $1.805 million, and Johnson’s deal is worth $1.801 million. That doesn’t include the standard fourth-year escalator clause.

A first-team All-Big East Conference selection, Mickens intercepted 14 career passes as the University of Cincinnati’s all-time career leader.

Johnson registered 119 career receptions for 1,710 yards and 17 touchdowns at Oklahoma.

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2 Responses to “Cowboys ink pair of seventh-round picks”
  1. Bill In DC says: Jul 24, 2009 9:07 PM

    Mickens may be a late round steal. He was a 2-3 rd player until he injured his knee his senior year. In OTAs and mini-camp he sowed NO signs of knee issues and has recovered his speed and movement.
    Watch this kid.

  2. EskinSux says: Jul 25, 2009 7:33 PM

    Watch what?……..a 7th round draft pick?…..Is their a gas leak in here?

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