Cowboys sign tackle Demetress Bell to contract


The Dallas Cowboys have signed veteran offensive tackle Demetress Bell. The 29-year-old Bell was most recently a member of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Dallas was first linked to Bell on Friday and the team plans to use him as a rotating option at both left and right tackle. Bell appeared in nine games with the Eagles last season and made five starts.

Bell played with the Buffalo Bills from 2009-2011.