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Report: Roy Williams Will Be Cut, Too



    First it was Leonard Davis. Then Marion Barber. Now it’s being reported that the Dallas Cowboys will release receiver Roy Williams after two and a half mostly-disappointing seasons with the team.

    According to ESPN Dallas, multiple sources have indicated that Williams has been told that he will be released, in one of a series of similar meetings between owner and general manager Jerry Jones, and outgoing players today.

    Williams signed a 6-year, $54 million deal back in October of 2008, shortly after being acquired from the Detroit Lions.

    This latest move, like the aforementioned ones, were motivated by the economics of the new collective bargaining agreement. Under the deal, the salary cap is set at $120 million--and the Cowboys, as of the beginning of the day, were more than $18 million over that mark.

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