Cowboys cut veteran Miles Austin

Updated: March 12, 2014, 7:16 PM ET
By Todd Archer | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys have opted to release eight-year veteran wide receiver Miles Austin, the team announced Wednesday.

The Cowboys will designate Austin a post-June 1 cut, which will free up $5.5 million against the cap in 2014. The Cowboys will not have access to the room until June 1 and likely will need it to sign their draft picks. Austin will count $5.236 million against the salary cap in 2015.

Austin will be the second former Pro Bowler the Cowboys have cut ...

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