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Cowboys Place Josh Thomas on IR, Waive Two More

The Cowboys are working towards tomorrow's cut deadline by dealing with injured players first. As announced a few hours ago:

Josh Thomas, , was a fifth-round pick of the Cowboys in 2011. He did not make the team as a rookie and floated around the league for several seasons. He returned to Dallas late last year for depth and was re-signed to compete as an experienced veteran among young prospects.

One of those young guys was rookie Jeremiah McKinnon, who joined the team as a immediately after the draft. He played for Florida International in college. Neither he or Thomas was likely to make this year's team.

James Morris, a out of Iowa, was also unlikely to find a roster spot. He'd received a good bit of playing time in and was visible on , but the Cowboys are currently loaded with a mix of veterans and drafted prospects. He spent last year bouncing between the Giants' roster and .

These moves, in addition to the waiving of Shaneil Jenkins, have brought the total number of players down to 80. Five more moves will be needed between now and 4:00 PM EST tomorrow.


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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