Cowboys re-sign O-lineman to practice squad, lose 2 newcomers

The Cowboys stood pat at Tuesday’s trade deadline, but there is nevertheless some roster churn this week heading into a huge divisional matchup Sunday against the 7-1 Eagles.

Dallas lost two recently-signed members of the practice squad in tight end Eric Saubert and guard Chris Glaser. They then brought back a former practice squad offensive lineman for insurance depth.

Guard Dakoda Shepley returns after being with the Cowboys in 2022. An early-season practice squad add then, he did see in the field in each of his three gameday elevations and was brought aboard the active roster late in the season. He was waived just prior to the start of the postseason with an eye toward re-signing him to the practice squad, but the Colts snatched him up during his 24 requisite hours on the waiver wire.

Indianapolis released Shepley in mid-October. Listed at 6-foot-5 and 317 pounds, the once-promising CFL star had also been with the Jets, 49ers, and Seahawks.

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As for the departures, Saubert had just signed with Dallas during the bye week. A former fifth-round draft pick of Dan Quinn’s Atlanta Falcons, the big tight end was elevated to the Cowboys’ 53-man roster just four days after his arrival at The Star and played 14 special-teams snaps versus the Rams. He’ll now join the Houston Texans’ active roster.

Glaser heads back to New York to suit up for the Jets- for a second time after his own one-week stint with the Cowboys; the versatile lineman can play every spot on the O-line.

Story originally appeared on Cowboys Wire