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Cowboys Release Dontari Poe, Daryl Worley; Add Cooper Rush to Practice Squad

After trading to the earlier this week, the continued to purge the by releasing two underperforming veterans in the and .

Failing to find a partner like with Everson Griffen, Defensive Dontari Poe and Daryl Worley have been officially released by the Dallas Cowboys. Parting ways with these three veterans is yet further evidence of how poorly the Cowboys fared with their signings this . They now join the likes of and of defensive players who made little to no impact in 2020.

In other news, the Dallas Cowboys have decided to bring back , signing him to the .

With just – a 2020 seventh-round draft pick – and as the only healthy QBs on the roster, the Dallas Cowboys have decided to bring back a familiar face in Cooper Rush.

Cooper Rush served as 's primary backup the past few seasons and looked like the favorite to remain so this year until joined the roster. He is familiar with 's offensive system, so once he passes all of the COVID protocols and physical he could be thrown right into the mix.

It will be interesting to see how this move plays out moving forward. Andy Dalton should return in Week 9 as the starter, but who will become the QB2… DiNucci, Gilbert, or Rush? This is definitely a situation worth keeping an eye on considering how dangerous it is to play behind the Cowboys patchwork right now.

Brian Martin
Brian Martin
Level C2/C3 quadriplegic. College graduate with a bachelors degree in sports and health sciences-concentration sports management. Sports enthusiast. Dallas Cowboys fanatic. Lover of life with a glass half-full point of view.

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