The Cowboys parted ways with running back Ryan Williams on Tuesday, reports ESPNDallas.com. Williams has not played in a game since 2012. Moreover, the team released linebacker Cameron Lawrence and offensive lineman Ryan Miller.
Cowboys running back Ryan Williams was not able to participate in Wednesday's OTA session because of swelling in his knee, reports the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Williams has not played in a game since 2012.
The Cowboys signed running back Ryan Williams to a two-year contract extension on Tuesday, reports the Star-Telegram. Williams signed a deal last offseason, but never stepped foot on the field. He has not made an appearance in a game since 2012 with the Cardinals.
The Cowboys have sliced their roster down to 53 with a slew of moves on Saturday. The have released the following offensive players: wide receivers Jamar Newsome, LaRon Byrd and Dezmon Briscoe, guards Stephen Goodin and Uche Nwaneri, running backs Ryan Williams, Phillip Tanner and D.J. Adams, tackle Josh Aladenoye, center Ronald Patrick and tight end Asa Watson. Among the defenders they let go are linemen Kenneth Boatright, Dartwan Bush and Caesar Rayford, cornerback Terrance Mitchell, safety Ryan Smithl and linebackers Dontravis Sapp, Will Smith and Keith Smith. The Cowboys also waived/injured linebacker Orie Lemon and defensive tackle Zach Minter while placing safety Jakar Hamilton and cornerback Orlando Scandrick on the reserve/suspended list.
The Cowboys will go into the season with DeMarco Murray as the starting running back and Lance Dunbar being used as a specialist, reports ESPN. But Joseph Randle and Ryan Williams are competing for the No. 3 job, and Randle "has the inside track." The report also says Randle "would likely take over the every-down role if something were to happen to Murray."
|* indicates player did not play that week|
|WK||DATE||OPP||OPP RANK||OPP FPTS|
|1||09/11||New York Giants||26||20.38|
|4||10/02||@San Francisco 49ers||32||22.88|
|6||10/16||@Green Bay Packers||11||15.33|
|14||12/12||@New York Giants||26||20.38|
|15||12/18||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||15||16.88|
|3 Year Avg||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|