Safety Brodney Pool was one of a pair of Dallas Cowboys to be cut by the team earlier this morning, as reported by the Dallas Morning News, a move that officially ends the veteran’s attempt at winning a starting safety spot opposite Gerald Sensabaugh before it really got off the ground.
Pool was sidelined for most of the first week of training camp after failing his conditioning test last Sunday--obviously not exactly a good first impression to make on one’s new coaches. Meanwhile, fellow safety and starting candidate Barry Church not only made it past the conditioning test, but impressed coaches highly in practice. He now appears on track to win the job.
By cutting Pool now, Dallas only has to pay the veteran around $100,000 on the one-year, $1.2 million contract he signed back on March 15.
Along with Pool, Dallas cut cornerback Isaac Madison on Monday, and filled the pair’s empty roster spots with running back Javarris Williams and wide receiver David Little.
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