Swanson was waived by the Cowboys on Monday, David Helman of DallasCowboys.com reports. Swanson was expected to provide cornerback depth for the team this season. He had a relatively uneventful preseason, as he posted just four tackles and one pass defended in four games. He failed to take the field in Sunday's loss to the Giants.
The Patriots placed cornerback Alfonzo Dennard on season-ending injured reserve with a hamstring injury, reports Field Yates of ESPN on Saturday. Dennard appeared in only six games this season, registering 15 combined tackles and one interception -- all season lows. In corresponding moves, the Patriots elevated wide receiver Josh Boyce from the practice squad to take the spot of Dennard on the 53-man active roster. They re-signed Dax Swanson to the practice squad and released defensive lineman Cam Henderson.
The Patriots have signed defensive backs Justin Green and Daxton Swanson, as well as linebacker Doentae Skinner, to their practice squad. The latter two had been with the Patriots previously.
The Patriots have released cornerback Daxton Swanson and linebacker Deontae Skinner to make room for just-signed tight end Xavier Grimble and long snapper Charley Hughlett to their practice squad, ESPN has reported.
The Patriots signed offensive lineman Chris Barker, tight end Allen Reisner and running back Marcus Thigpen to the practice squad and released quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson, safety Kanorris Davis and defensive back Dax Swanson from the squad.