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Orlando Scandrick of Dallas Cowboys requests release - Todd Archer, ESPN.comScandrick's desire to move on from the Cowboys' isn't a surprise but it doesn't mean his release is the right move for the Cowboys.
At the end of last season, Scandrick thought his time with the Cowboys was coming to an end; the team was using rookies Chidobe Awuzie and Jourdan Lewis at outside cornerback and safety Xavier Woods in the slot as Scandrick dealt with a back injury. The Cowboys also intend to move Byron Jones back to cornerback in 2018 after he started the past two seasons at safety.
Scandrick, 31, is signed through 2019 with base salaries of $3 million and $4 million. If the Cowboys release or trade him, they would save $1.4 million against the salary cap.
Orlando Scandrick is in his 10th NFL season - Clarence Hill, Jr., Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Hill also weighs in on the Scandrick situation.
Veteran cornerback Orlando Scandrick confirmed to the Star Telegram that he has requested his release from the Dallas Cowboys.