The 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 agent for Cowboys backup defensive end Kenneth Boatright has declared his client to be OK after sustaining what looked to be a scary injury Thursday during 1-on-1 drills. Brett Tessler tweeted the update on his condition. Boatright is believed to have suffered a neck injury that required him to be taken off the field on a stretcher and transported to the hospital via ambulance for a CT scan.
Cowboys defensive end Kenneth Boatright was taken off the field on a stretcher and off the facility in an ambulance Thursday after sustaining what could be a neck injury, according to the Dallas Morning News. His injury was sustained at the end of 1-on-1 drills. Boatright played in one game for Dallas last season.
Cowboys quarterback Dustin Vaughan, linebacker Keith Smith, linebacker James Anderson, tackle Doug Free, tackle Donald Hawkins, defensive end Kenneth Boatright and defensive tackle Terrell McClain were ruled inactive for Sunday's divisional playoff game at Green Bay.
The Cowboys have listed the following players as inactive for Sunday's Wild Card game against the Lions: tackles Doug Free (ankle) and Donald Hawkins, quarterback Dustin Vaughan, linebackers Keith Smith and James Anderson, safety Jakar Hamilton and defensive end Kenneth Boatright. Free was listed as doubtful to play in the first-round playoff game. Linebacker Anthony Hitchens (ankle) and defensive end Tyrone Crawford (illness) are both active after being listed as questionable. The Cowboys will have all nine players listed as probable available Sunday. Dallas is a 6-point favorite at home against Detroit in the first-round playoff matchup.