Cowboys Sign Anderson

Deon Anderson, a sixth-round draft pick out of Connecticut, agreed to a four-year deal worth approximately $1.68 million.

Anderson, a fullback, is expected to compete with Oliver Hoyte and Lousaka Polite for the starting position and is considered a true lead blocker. He is scheduled to earn base salaries of $285,000 this year, $360,000 in '08, $435,000 in '09 and $510,000 in '10.