Latest News

Cowboys add veteran C.J. Spillman to its 53-man roster

Follow The Capital Sports Report on

Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook

By Anthony Caruso III
Posted: September 1st, 2014 at 10:57 am EST

At this time, players start to get the feeling that they’ve made an NFL roster after surviving the 53-man roster cuts. However, the Dallas Cowboys made a roster move today, re-setting their roster.

The team has released rookie safety Ahmad Dixon. In a corresponding move, the team signed veteran C.J. Spillman.

C.J. Spillman (Getty Images)

C.J. Spillman (Getty Images)

Spillman played in just 79 defensive snaps last season with the San Francisco 49ers. During that time, he had 25 tackles.

He spent the previous four seasons with the 49ers after being his rookie season in 2009 with the San Diego Chargers.

Dixon was the 248th overall pick in this year’s draft. He made 38 starts in his collegiate career, where he played primarily a linebacker-safety hybrid position.

He was supposed to play primarily on special teams, before his release this morning. He is now free to sign elsewhere, but may have to prove his self by signing on a team’s practice squad.


Enter your email address to follow The Capital Sports Report and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 581 other followers

Any Corrections?. You can contact Anthony Caruso III, Publisher at

Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook

©2007-2018 The Capital Sports Report. Please honor copyright! Piracy hurts writers, devalues their works, and puts you and your employer at risk of lawsuits. All original materials contained on this website are protected by the United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcasted without the prior written permission.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.