BREAKING: Cowboys to lose center Tyler Biadasz to Washington

BREAKING: Cowboys to lose center Tyler Biadasz to Washington

The list of familiar faces Cowboys fans will see twice a year when the team faces their oldest rival continues to grow.

The Washington Commanders are expected to sign Cowboys center Tyler Biadasz, as first reported by NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport. That move comes less than two hours into the so-called “legal tapering period” that precedes the start of free agency and the new league year.

Biadasz is already the second Cowboy to depart for the Beltway on Monday; the Commanders are said to have come to terms with defensive end Dorance Armstrong as well, as ex-defensive coordinator Dan Quinn continues a rebuild in Washington that pulls heavily from his former employers in Dallas.

NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reports Biadasz’s deal to be a three-year pact worth $30 million.

Biadasz was a fourth-round draft pick in 2020 out of Wisconsin and was tasked with the unenviable job of replacing five-time Pro Bowler Travis Frederick at center. The former Rimington Award winner did, taking over the position in the fifth game of his rookie season and then going on to start 49 games at center over the next three years.

The 26-year-old Wisconsin native was named to the Pro Bowl in 2022.

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His departure leaves a hole in the middle of the Cowboys’ offensive line. Brock Hoffman was an injury fill-in for Biadasz in Week 3 last season and started at right guard in the regular-season finale but has just 221 total game snaps with the Dallas offense.

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Story originally appeared on Cowboys Wire