Cowboys release CB Orlando Scandrick, per his request

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Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick (Getty Photographs)

Cornerback Orlando Scandrick has been granted his request to be launched by the Cowboys, ESPN.com studies.

The transfer will unencumber about $three million in wage cap area for Dallas this season, to be utilized June 1, though Scandrick will rely $1.6 million towards the staff’s cap in 2019, in response to the report.

It turned clear to Scandrick towards the top of final season that his worth to the workforce was marginal, therefore his request to be let go. As he handled a again and hand accidents, rookies Chidobe Awuzie and Jourdan Lewis occupied the outdoors cornerback positions, and security Xavier Woods moved to the slot.  Additionally, for the 2018 season, the group plans to maneuver Byron Jones from security again to his pure place of cornerback. 

As for a logical touchdown spot for the 31-yr-previous Scandrick, ESPN notes the Saints, who have been in discussions with the Cowboys finally yr’s draft a few potential commerce for him, nonetheless have a necessity at cornerback.