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6 Players Released as Cowboys Trim Roster, Reach 90-Man Limit

Like many teams following the , the had to cut some players to meet the NFL's 90-man limit for rosters. We already knew about from earlier today, but five other players have now joined him as former Cowboys.

Woods definitely was the biggest name of the cuts, having started many games and been arguably Dallas' best the last few years. But there was at least one more notable player among today's moves in backup Offensive Lineman .

Redmond was one of the better contenders for a backup role in 2021, given his versatility to play any spot on the line. But he also turns 28 this month and Dallas may be looking to develop younger prospects at this time.

It really isn't surprising to see some of these other cuts based on positions. Dallas added two rookies cornerbacks in the draft with and , so out go Saivion Smith and Kemon Hall from the bottom of the .

The same goes for Walter Palmore and Ladarius Hamilton, who along with Antwaun Woods appear to have been pushed out by rookies , , and .

We do see where players like these remain on the team's radar and sometimes find their way back as and the unfold. So it may not be a permanent goodbye to these six players, but we wish them all the best as they now look for other work in the NFL.

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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