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Cowboys Roster Moves: WR LaRon Byrd Claimed By Browns, RB Ryan Williams Unclaimed

NFL teams are making a flurry of roster moves as they work their way through the waiver wire and sign players to their practice squads.

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The Cowboys and all other teams are busy scouring the waiver wire as they prepare to stock up their practice squads.

News reached us shortly after the claiming period started at noon ET today that former Cowboys wide receiver LaRon Byrd had been picked up by the Browns.

Byrd had been having a good camp for the Cowboys, and there was hope that he might make it to the practice squad for the Cowboys, but he didn't.

Last year, only one Cowboys player, linebacker Brandon Magee, was claimed off waivers. This year, the Cowboys have already had two players claimed off waivers, B.W. Webb to the Steelers earlier and now LaRon Byrd to the Browns.

In separate news, Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports that RB Ryan Williams was not claimed off waivers by any team.

In principle, this leaves the door open for the Cowboys to sign Williams to their practice squad. Williams suffered a groin injuury recently that may have kept other teams from pursuing the former first-round pick. If the Cowboys do bring him back to their practice squad, the gamble of releasing him and subjecting him to waiver wire clams would have paid off.


Todd Archer is keeping us up to date on the Cowboys roster moves, showing that it's not a one-way street to Cleveland from Dallas:


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