Nov 22, 2012; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys linebacker Dan Connor (52) looks into the backfield during the game against the Washington Redskins on Thanksgiving at Cowboys Stadium. The Redskins beat the Cowboys 38-31. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Dallas Cowboys Release Dan Connor

With the Dallas Cowboys needing to cut $7 million in salary to get under the cap, they have made another cut. This time, the Cowboys have parted ways with inside linebacker Dan Connor in a move that saves around $3 million in cap space. Pro Football Talk was the first to report the news:

Connor is still a capable player and would be worth a look for teams that run a 3-4 defense and are in need of depth. Not only can Connor provide depth, but he would provide a very solid option as a No. 2 inside backer.

The former Penn State linebacker should generate moderate interest on the free agent market.

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