Rookie defensive back Bryan McCann has been promoted from the practice squad to the 53 man roster, where he’ll fill the vacancy left by Jason Williams, who was released on Tuesday. To fill the vacancy left by McCann, Ross Weaver has been signed to the practice squad.
Weaver went undrafted out of Michigan State, but spent time in camp with the Miami Dolphins, as well as on Seattle’s practice squad this year.
McCann, an undrafted free agent out of SMU, was among the team’s final cuts out of training camp, and joined the Baltimore Ravens for around a week before returning to Valley Ranch as a member of the practice squad. He will serve as a sort of insurance policy for the team’s defensive backs, and may return kicks in the stead of Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, who will sit with a high ankle sprain.
“It’ll be exciting to get back out there and get a taste for the game again,” McCann said, per the Dallas Morning News. “It’s huge. I feel like I proved myself in the preseason and obviously didn’t get a chance to step on the field when Week 1 rolled around. This is obviously a big opportunity for me, and I want to make sure I take advantage of it.”
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