The Dallas Cowboys pared down their roster to 75 players on Tuesday by releasing four and giving injury designations to six, according to the team's official website.
The Cowboys waived linebacker Jonathan Brown , wide receivers Antwan Goodley and David Porter and and tight end Brandon Barden . They also waived/injured defensive end Kenneth Boatright , running back Michael Hill and offensive tackle R.J. Dill .
Dallas also placed Orlando Scandrick on IR, Chaz Green on the PUP list and Mark Nzeocha on the NFI list.
The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys backup offensive lineman R.J. Dill for four games after he was found to be in violation of the league's performance enhancing substance abuse policy, the league announced Friday.
Dill was not expected to make the team's roster and was competing for a backup role.
The Dallas Cowboys have signed offensive linemen R.J. Dill and Ryan Miller to reserve/future contracts, the team announced Thursday.
Miller didn't play in a regular-season game in 2014 but has appeared in eight games with the Browns. Dill was unable to make the Rams' final roster during the 2014 preseason.
The St. Louis Rams waived cornerback Jarrid Bryant , punter Bobby Cowan , offensive tackles D.J. Morrell and R.J. Dill , receivers T.J. Moe and Jordan Harris , long snapper Jorgen Hus , fullback Kadeem Jones , and linebackers Johnny Millard and Pat Schiller .
The New England Patriots signed offensive lineman R.J. Mattes and linebacker Taylor Reed to their practice squad and released offensive lineman R.J. Dill from the squad.