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Cowboys sign Bo Scarbrough to practice squad, place Noah Brown on IR and ink Deonte Thompson to 53

Bo is back. And so is Deonte.

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The Cowboys inked eight players to its practice squad on Sunday, but the team saw running back Darius Jackson be picked up by the Packers, as Green Bay added the 2016 sixth-rounder to its 53-man team on Monday.

That move opened up a spot on Dallas’ practice squad, and the Cowboys opted to bring back seventh-round pick Bo Scarbrough, according to ESPN’s Todd Archer.

The Alabama product was the lone healthy member of the Cowboys’ 2018 draft class to not initially be added to the team’s active roster or practice squad on cut-down day. Scarbrough brings a lot of intrigue with his physicality, but his flaws in pass protection and the lack of contribution on special teams while being outplayed by Jackson ultimately cost him a spot on the 53-man roster and — at least at first — on the PS. Even still, there is some potential to like in the former Bama back.

Scarbrough scored the team’s only rushing touchdown of the 2018 preseason while averaging 2.9 yards per carry. He joins receivers Lance Lenoir and Dres Anderson, cornerback Donovan Olumba, defensive end Charles Tapper, linebacker Kyle Queiro, offensive tackle Jake Campos, and fellow running back Jordan Chum on the current 2018 Cowboys practice squad.

Additionally, the Cowboys officially made the move of placing 2017 seventh-rounder Noah Brown on injured reserve. That move freed up a spot for free agent acquisition Deonte Thompson, per Rob Phillips.

This was a move that was predicted beforehand, and makes more sense of the initial release of Thompson

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