DAVIE, FL - JUNE 06: Executive Vice President of Football Operations Bill Parcells watches practice on during Miami Dolphins Mini Camp on June 6, 2008 at the Dolphins practice facility in Davie, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Bill Parcells
It was reported earlier that ex-Cowboy Bobby Carpenter had been cut by the Miami Dolphins, but, as it turns out, he is just one of several names familiar to the Dallas Cowboys organization to make the news in the South Beach area today.
Replacing Carpenter on the Dolphins 53-man roster is former Cowboys’ fullback Deon Anderson. Anderson was cut by the team on September 24 after he suffered a torn meniscus and, to be sure, his case wasn’t helped by the emergence of rookie fullback Chris Gronkowski.
Anderson spent three full seasons with the Cowboys, before his release this year.
Also, according to unnamed sources in contact with the Miami Herald, former Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells, who had been serving as the team’s Executive Vice President of Football Operations since 2008, has cleaned out his office at Dolphins’ headquarters and will take what has been described as “a leave of absence.”
The sources around Parcells said that it’s unlikely that he’ll return to football with another organization anytime soon, but added that, “When you’re talking about Bill Parcells, all bets are off.”
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