How the Cowboys will construct the defensive line under Dan Quinn

On Wednesday, the Cowboys released six players to make room for their 24 incoming rookies, 13 of which were undrafted free agents. Among those six players turned loose was defensive tackle Antwaun Woods, who officially rejoined the team a mere week ago as an exclusive rights free agent. Woods wasn’t the only defensive lineman that was cut on Wednesday, as Walter Palmore and Ladarius Hamilton were both shown the door as well.

After an offseason in which the Cowboys signed three defensive linemen, tackles Brent Urban and Carlos Watkins, and end Tarell Basham, and drafted three more, tackles Osa Odighizuwa and Quinton Bohanna, and end Chauncey Golston, it makes sense that the team would look to trim a suddenly-crowded position group.

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