3 Cowboys Who Could Still Be Cut After Making the 53-Man Roster

It's the "initial" 53-man roster, not the "final" 53-man roster.

Neville Gallimore made the Cowboys' initial 53-man roster, but he's still at risk of being cut.
Neville Gallimore made the Cowboys' initial 53-man roster, but he's still at risk of being cut. / Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
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2. Nashon Wright

The Cowboys kept seven cornerbacks on the roster, which makes sense considering they included Jourdan Lewis, who won't be available in Week 1. This also includes Noah Igbinoghene, who may take some time to get up to speed in the defense.

But that also means that the bottom-end corners are fully dispensable. If Igbinoghene can learn Dan Quinn's defense quickly, it's probably Nashon Wright that's on the chopping block (though I could also be convinced it's Eric Scott Jr.).

Wright has largely been a special teamer in Dallas (376 special teams snaps compared to 219 defensive snaps in 20 career games), and we've got plenty of special teams talent on this roster.

When Wright's been on the field at corner, it's been ugly. He had the second-worst coverage grade of any Dallas Corner last season (only now-Dolphin Kelvin Joseph graded out worse).

There's also a chance that Wright makes it through Week 1 if Igbinoghene comes along slowly, but the second Igbinoghene is up to speed or Jourdan Lewis is back, Wright's spot on the roster becomes totally unnecessary.