A Sports Illustrated All-Cincinnati Bengals. Rivers was traded to the New York Giants in 2012 for a fifth round draft pick, and signed with the Buffalo Bills for the 2014 season. Rivers was cut by the Bills in February.during his senior season at USC, Rivers was taken ninth overall in the 2008 by the
Rivers will probably play outside linebacker for the Cowboys, which is his natural position. He'll compete withand most notably for that spot.
Cowboy outside linebackers Justin Durant and James Anderson are set to become free agents (along with middle 'backer ), so Rivers should get a chance to see significant snaps if he can stay on the roster this upcoming season.,
Rivers is a low-risk signing for the Cowboys, but he does have high athletic upside. However, he has never consistently reached that potential in his NFL career thus far. Still, Cowboys' defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli got a lot out of the team's unremarkable defensive roster last season, so there may be hope for Rivers yet.