The quarterback news keeps coming.

Less than 48 hours after they signed Andy Dalton, the Cowboys have released Cooper Rush, clearing up the quarterback depth chart just a bit.

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The decision to sign Dalton didn’t look like good news for Rush, who was slated to play this season on a one-year, $2.1 million tender.

That’s a hefty price tag for a third-string quarterback, and it seemed fairly obvious that Dalton, a nine-year veteran and a three-time Pro Bowler, would take Rush’s place as the Cowboys’ backup.

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