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Cowboys Add Punter Brian Moorman

Moorman was cut by Buffalo this week after 11 seasons with the team



    The Dallas Cowboys once again have a two-time Pro Bowl punter on the roster.

    Dallas signed Brian Moorman on Wednesday, to replace Chris Jones, who suffered a sprained knee against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and will miss the next two weeks. Moorman spent eleven seasons with Buffalo before being released this week. In addition to two Pro Bowl nods in his time with Buffalo, Moorman also was named First Team All-Pro twice.

    While Moorman’s struggles in 2012 may have been enough to get him ousted from Buffalo, Dallas believes the move is more than justified if you take a look at the veteran’s body of work on the whole.

    Moorman was one of two punters who worked out for Dallas on Wednesday, and will start for Dallas against Chicago. Jones should be available on the other side of the bye week, which comes in week five. 

    "You look at the body of work, and he's punted for a long time in this league at a real high level," Garrett said of Moorman, per ESPN Dallas. "And he punted well in the workout."

    Jones took over as the Cowboys' punter this offseason when the team allowed two-time Pro Bowler Mat McBriar to depart in free agency.

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