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Two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Terence Newman has been released by the Dallas Cowboys after nine seasons as a starter.
The team announced the move Tuesday, minutes after free agency began.
Newman, who went to the Pro Bowl in 2007 and 2009, started 131 of his 133 games after the Cowboys took him with the fifth overall pick in 2003 out of Kansas State. He leaves with 558 career tackles and 32 interceptions.
The 33-year-old Newman appeared in all 16 games six times for the Cowboys. He missed two games last season with a groin injury, and missed six games with a similar injury in 2008.
BEST OF MAXIM
Bob Hayes played in four games with the 49ers in 1975.
Several members of the Hall of Fame have joined the Cowboys after having successful careers elsewhere. Conversely, some members of the Cowboys have left Dallas to play for other teams.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame ran a list of players who changed teams late in their careers. Several Cowboys appear, including:
BUST A CAP
The NFL came down hard on Dallas and Washington, penalizing each team a significant amount of cap space for front-loading contracts during the uncapped 2010 season.
Jerry Jones and Dan Snyder have been close friends for years. They've vacationed together as well as consulted each other in business ventures.
And on Monday, they were stripped by the NFL of a combined 46 million in salary-cap room for how they structured contracts during an uncapped season. The Cowboys were docked 10 million for their creative structuring of wide receiver...
The Super Bowl-champion New York Giants have signed tight end Martellus Bennett as a free agent.
The Giants announced the signing late Wednesday without giving contract details.
Bennett spent the past four seasons with the Dallas Cowboys as the backup to Jason Witten, catching 85 passes for 846 yards and four touchdowns.
The Giants were in need of a tight end after starter Jake...
Cornerback Brandon Carr has agreed to a five-year deal with the Dallas Cowboys worth $50.1M, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Carr was the most sought after cornerback on the free agent market behind Cortland Finnegan, and Dallas should be thrilled they were able to reel him in after fielding a porous secondary in 2011. And releasing declining 33-year-old vet Terence...
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys will pay the price for overspending during the uncapped 2010 season.
Two people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Monday that the Cowboys and Redskins will lose salary cap space over the next two seasons because they paid exorbitant amounts two years ago to get more spending room for the upcoming season...
The Dallas Cowboys released kicker David Buehler today.
TweetThe New York Giants have signed ex Dallas Cowboys TE Martellus Bennett to a 1 year contract reportedly worth $2.5 million.
This is a smart move by the organization considering both Jake Ballard and Travis Beckum suffered serious injuries during the Super Bowl and are not expected back at the start of the season.
Bennett is a talented player who has had limited opportunities...
As an incentive to reach a new deal before the current CBA expired, 2010 was an uncapped year in the NFL. Teams could operate without salary cap restrictions, but were instructed by the NFL not to abuse the system by loading contracts to pay the majority of a player's salary in 2010 . Two teams, however, did not listen -- the Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys -- and...