James, 33, was a fourth-round draft pick of the Cowboys back in 2003. He ranks No. 6 all-time in terms of total tackles for the Cowboys.
In fact, James led Dallas in tackles for six-consecutive seasons from 2005 through 2010. During that stretch, James only dipped below 100 total tackles just one time.
He last saw action in 2012 with the Houston Texans as their starting right inside linebacker. In his final year, James accumulated 76 tackles with two fumble recoveries in 15 starts.