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  • Chris Covington: Signs with Colts' practice squad

    Covington was signed to the Colts' practice squad on Tuesday.

    Covington joins the Colts after being waived by the Cowboys in April. Indianapolis can promote up to two players from its practice squad in any given week, but that could be too quick of a turnaround this week for Covington given how long he's been without a team.

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  • Chris Covington: Done in Dallas

    The Cowboys waived Covington on Thursday, Rob Phillips of the team's official site reports.

    Covington notched two tackles across three games with the Cowboys last season, and he also spent time on the practice squad. The 2018 sixth-round pick will now look for a chance as a depth linebacker and special-teams contributor with another club.

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  • Cowboys' Chris Covington: Bumps to 53-man roster

    The Cowboys promoted Covington to the 53-man roster Saturday, Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News reports.

    With Leighton Vander Esch (neck) ruled out and Sean Lee (pectoral) questionable, Covington will add depth at outside linebacker for Sunday's game against the Rams. Joe Thomas and Luke Gifford are already on the roster and figure to start if Lee can't go.

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  • Chris Covington: Drops to waivers

    The Cowboys waived Covington on Saturday.

    Covington was initially brought up to the active roster since Luke Gifford (ankle) was on the mend. Gifford is still hurting, but the team needed wideout depth more since Tavon Austin (concussion) is out. Covington will likely land on the practice squad if he clears waivers.

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  • Cowboys' Chris Covington: Rises to active roster

    Covington was promoted to the Cowboys' active roster Tuesday, Todd Archer of ESPN reports.

    Covington was working on the team's practice squad, and he's being brought up for depth since Luke Gifford (ankle) is hurting. The 23-year-old will likely only work on special teams Sunday versus the Redskins.

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  • Cowboys' Chris Covington: Could be back at practice Thursday

    Covington (neck) could return to practice Thursday, Calvin Watkins of The Dallas Morning News reports.

    He suffered a stinger in the Cowboys' last preseason game, but the issue doesn't appear to be serious. Covington is expected to fill a depth role on defense and should be a core special teams player for Dallas this season.

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  • Cowboys' Chris Covington: Taken off NFI list

    Covington (hamstring) passed a physical and was removed from Dallas' NFI list Tuesday, Todd Archer of ESPN.com reports.

    Covington was placed on the NFI list Friday but now will be able to practice. The 23-year-old is expected to back up Sean Lee at strong-side linebacker this season.

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  • Cowboys' Chris Covington: Lands on NFI list

    Covington was placed on the Cowboys' NFI list Friday due to an undisclosed injury, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.

    It is not known what Covington is dealing with, but he will need to pass a physical before he can return to practice. When healthy, he is expected to back up Sean Lee at strong-side linebacker this season.

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  • Cowboys' Chris Covington: Back in mix at practice

    Covington (illness) has rejoined the fold at practice, the Cowboys' official site reports.

    Covington missed a few days of camp due to illness, but he has officially returned to the mix and will provide the team with some depth at outside linebacker in 2018 if he secures a 53-man roster spot.

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  • Cowboys' Chris Covington: Sidelined Wednesday

    Covington sat out practice Wednesday due to illness.

    The nature of Covington's illness is unclear, but it doesn't appear to be serious. He'll look to make a quick recovery and continue fighting for a reserve linebacker slot.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 245 lbs
Birthplace: Chicago, IL, USA
Age: 28
School: Indiana
Experience: 2