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DCN Quick Hit: Dallas Cowboys Release Connor, Restructure Contracts Due to Salary Cap

Linebacker Dan Connor cut from the Cowboys
Dan Connor cut from the Cowboys

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The had a busy day Monday making changes to get the team under the .

The most notable move made was The Cowboys releasing linebacker Dan Connor who started eight games in the 2012 season.

Cutting Connor saved The Cowboys $3 million.

The Cowboys also negotiated the deals of , defensive and Makenzy Bernadeau. The players base salaries were lowered, and it has been reported they will turn the difference into bonuses.

The Cowboys were $6.8 million over the salary cap, and after Mondays restructuring they are now approximately $1 million below the cap. The restructuring created a savings of $7.8 Million.

(As soon as contract figures are up to date we'll get you the most up to date team salary information! Stay Tuned)


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