The Dallas Cowboys and defensive end Anthony Hargrove agreed to terms on a one year contract on Thursday.
The 29-year-old, who most recently played in 2011 with the Seattle Seahawks, will look to resume what has been a turbulent NFL career.
Hargrove signed with the Green Bay Packers in March of last year, but was released prior to the start of the season after receiving an eight-game suspension for his role in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal.
His suspension was ultimately rescinded, but he never caught on with another team and sat out the entire 2012 season. He has amassed 168 tackles and 19.5 sacks over seven playing seasons.
Hargrove was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft, but was shipped to Buffalo in his third season before receiving a one- year suspension in 2008 for violating the league's substance abuse policy.
The Georgia Tech product bounced back with the Saints a year later and helped the team win Super Bowl XLIV against the Indianapolis Colts. He had one of his more productive seasons that year, recording five sacks with 32 tackles.