Source: Cowboys to release Shaun Chapas
The move is somewhat surprising because Jason Witten is uncertain for Wednesday's season opener at the New York Giants due to a spleen injury and Chapas has the ability to play a major role on special teams.
Chapas was a seventh-round pick last year and spent most of the season on the practice squad before a late-season call up to the active roster.
The Cowboys signed veteran free-agent Lawrence Vickers in March but Chapas had a solid training camp and improved as a lead blocker. He could be a target for a team looking for a fullback and special teamer off the waiver wire.
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