OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 13: Louis Rankin #40 of the Oakland Raiders runs the ball against Junior Siavii #78 of the Dallas Cowboys in the third quarter during the preseason game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on August 13, 2009 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Since final cuts on Saturday, several recently jettisoned ex-Cowboys have found new homes elsewhere.
Undrafted corner Jamar Wall, a Texas Tech product, was claimed by the Houston Texans. Wall struggled to learn the defense, in a battle for the fourth cornerback spot--which actually proved to be for naught. This is because Dallas only ended up keeping three corners.
SMU product Bryan McCann, another rookie vying for that spot, was cut and picked up by the Baltimore Ravens. Cletis Gordon, who actually made a pretty good run at the position, was cut, but hasn’t yet been picked up elsewhere.
Back-up nose tackle Junior Siavii was claimed by Seattle, after being among the team’s final cuts for the second time in three years.
Like Siavii, defensive end Marcus Dixon, who has spent two years as a member of the Dallas practice squad, was among the team’s final cuts, losing out on the final defensive spot--according to the Dallas Morning News--to Sean Lissemore, a seventh round selection in this year’s draft. He was picked up by the New York Jets on Sunday.
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