Cowboys cut DT Antwaun Woods, CB Saivion Smith

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The Cowboys are waiving starting defensive tackle Antwaun Woods (Twitter link via ESPN.com’s Adam Schefter). Woods was retained as a restricted free agent, but the Cowboys will shed his salary instead after drafting multiple defensive linemen. In addition, the Cowboys have also cut cornerback Saivion Smith, according to Calvin Watkins of the Dallas Morning News …

Cowboys decline fifth-year option on Pro Bowl LB Leighton Vander Esch

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Dallas Cowboys linebacker Leighton Vander Esch is no longer linked with the franchise past the upcoming season but could still have a long-term home with “America’s Team.”  NFL Network’s Jane Slater (h/t Kevin Patra) reported Monday that the Cowboys have informed Vander Esch’s agent they won’t be exercising the fifth-year option attached to his rookie …