FRISCO (CBSDFW.COM) – The Dallas Cowboys have officially parted ways with 10-year veteran cornerback Orlando Scandrick.
Scandrick, a 2008 fifth-round pick, was notified of his release Saturday as the team looks to move forward with its young core of defensive backs. The 31-year-old had two years left on his contract.READ MORE: 19-Year-Old Tello Hernandez Faces Intoxication Manslaughter Charge Following Fatal Crash
The Cowboys designated Scandrick a post-June 1 release which will give the team $3 million in salary cap space after June 1.READ MORE: Homeowner Terry Duane Turner Charged In Slaying Of Motorist Adil Dghoughi In His Driveway
The 10-year veteran reportedly asked for his release from the team before free agency began this week.
Dallas invested in the secondary in the 2017 NFL Draft when they took Chido Awuzie, Jourdan Lewis and Xavier Woods. Byron Jones is also expected to switch back to corner.MORE NEWS: Dallas Neighborhood Crime Spike Has Many Questioning, 'Is Uptown Going Downhill?'
In his career, Scandrick has 406 career tackles, 11.5 sacks, eight interceptions and 63 pass breakups.