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Cowboys Activate Jameil Showers to Play Safety


Per 's Todd Archer, the initial reporting about Showers was incorrect. He has been converted from to but remains on the .


has been called up from the practice squad to the Cowboys active roster. However, it's not because Dallas suddenly wants a third quarterback.

Per the following from Ian Rapoport:

Listed at 6'2″ and 230 lbs. on the team's official website, Showers certainly has the size for the position. We've already seen him in coverage during the .

The timing of this move is interesting after safety saw his first game time last week. Dallas may feel that Showers is a better special-teams player and will be waiving Frazier, a sixth-round pick last April.

Dallas has an open roster spot after moving La'el Collins to . Showers can take that spot, but that means the Cowboys will need to make another move before activating for Sunday's game.

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
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