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Cowboys Working Out Former RB Darius Jackson, Release LB and WR

The continuing to churn their roster is not inherently newsworthy. Throw in just one name and this instantly changes. Enter . The Cowboys pick in 2016 has yet to take a hand off in a regular season game, but remains a fan-favorite prospect. According to Todd Archer, Jackson is working out for a chance at a second stint with the Cowboys.

The Cowboys lacks any form of certainty at the skill positions. Of course, their pick from the same draft that brought the Cowboys Darius Jackson is going to be featured prominently behind a reloaded .

Fighting for snaps behind Elliott is , , and perhaps now Jackson. The theme behind this backfield stable is versatility and athleticism, which can also be found at WR for the Cowboys – a position Austin can still be featured at.

In other roster move notes, the Cowboys have released Malik Earl, who visited with the team before the draft and signed as a UDFA, along with Ed Shockley.

Cowboys Working Out Former RB Darius Jackson, Release LB and WR

A pure running back with pass catching ability and an easy second gear, adding another player like Darius Jackson makes sense for the Cowboys. Actually Jackson would still be surprising, as roster spots are hard to come by in Dallas – as are snaps for running backs not named .

Since his in 2016, which the Cowboys used to activate , Jackson has done nothing to show that he deserves a role in any NFL offense. Particularly that of 's, with the Cowboys already having big plans for third-year to evolve given the talent already around him.

It shouldn't take long to find out if Darius Jackson fits into this plan for the Cowboys.

Sean Martin
Sean Martin
Born January 28th, 1996- Cowboys Super Bowl XXX. Point Boro Panther, Montclair State Red Hawk, and most importantly a proud member of Cowboys Nation! I host "Upon Further Review" on 90.3 WMSC FM and every Friday from 1-4 PM ET. Twitter: @SeanMartinNFL.

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