Jul 21, 2013; Oxnard, CA, USA; Dallas Cowboys safety Micah Pellerin (31) at training camp at the River Ridge Fields. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Sport DFW Favorite, Micah Pellerin, Officially Gone from Dallas Cowboys

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Sport DFW lost one of their favorite training camp Pet Cats (a Bill Parcels-ism for fringe players who we love to cheer for) in Micah Pellerin this week to the Tennessee Titans.  In training camp he flashed playmaking potential and put up quite the fight for a bottom-of-the-roster kinda guy. At the end of the day, the Cowboys went thin at CB and cut ties with Micah before final rosters were set.

Micah found a spot on the practice squad learning the scheme and some technique while he waited for an opportunity. When Morris Claiborne was first lost to injury, Pellerin got his chance. He played in two very forgettable games before Claiborne returned on Sunday to play the Giants. To make roster space for an additional LB, Pellerin was cut. With Claiborne back he was no longer needed and frankly could use more seasoning. The Cowboys planned to move Pellerin back to the practice squad but he was claimed off of waivers by the Tennessee Titans.

The 6’0” corner was a versatile player to have. He could play either outside CB spot and FS. He wasn’t a standout at either but he did possess excellent intangibles and playmaking skills that raised his overall developmental ceiling.

As reported earlier, the similarly versatile Sterling Moore was signed to the team on Monday. Moore now stands to make an impact in multiple phases of the game including possible safety and special teams play.

The Cowboys will keep an eye on Micah Pellerin and would like to invite him back to the team next season if ever released from the Titans. But the roster move is now official and after reviewing the Titan’s roster situation – chances are slim.

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