Cowboys Sign TE Austin Traylor, Cut Long Snapper

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    The Cowboys invited several undrafted rookies to their camp last week and have now signed one to the 90-man roster. out of Wisconsin will now join and at the bottom of the .

    To make room for Traylor, Dallas released prospect Brandon Hartson. Don't be surprised if they add another one sometime soon so that isn't taking every snap in practice.

    Traylor has average size (6'4″, 250 lbs) for the position and less than ideal athleticism for the modern tight end. He's strongest attribute is his blocking, which is typical for guys at the bottom of the TE depth chart.

    Cowboys Headlines - Cowboys Sign TE Austin Taylor, Cut Long Snapper 2Also helping Traylor is some position flexibility. He sometimes lined up at for the Badgers and there is an opening for a backfield blocker in Dallas. Dallas has already been trying some experiments with and as fullbacks. Traylor could be competitive there.

    Even if Traylor doesn't eventually make the , Dallas often keeps one tight end on their . With expected to start the year on PUP and Gathers and Swaim likely making the roster, Traylor could easily be that guy.

    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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