He'll push George Selvie for the starting job. In 2012, Crawford made 20 tackles while appearing in every game.
Crawford had 20 tackles in the 16 games he played in 2012. The Achilles injury sidelined him for all of 2013.
Crawford, a 2012 third-round pick, played all 16 games as a rookie last season, recording 20 tackles. He was expected to be Anthony Spencer's backup in 2013.
Crawford is expected to back up Anthony Spencer at defensive end and could also get playing time at both interior spots. The report says there has been "a lot of good buzz" in Dallas this offseason about Crawford, who is a 285-pound physical specimen.