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|July 16 7:56 AM PT8:56 AM MT9:56 AM CT10:56 AM ET14:56 GMT10:56 PM 北京时间7:56 AM MST9:56 AM EST9:56 AM CT18:56 UAE10:56 ET13:56 - Orton has been released by the Dallas Cowboys. The expected move Wednesday came after Tony Romo's backup skipped all the offseason workouts amid reports Orton was considering retirement.
Analysis: Orton was fined about $70,000 for failing to report during the offseason and missing the mandatory minicamp in June. The move saves Dallas about $3.25 million this season, but will cost the team about that amount on the salary cap over the next two seasons.
|July 15 5:12 PM PT6:12 PM MT7:12 PM CT8:12 PM ET0:12 GMT8:12 AM 北京时间5:12 PM MST7:12 PM EST7:12 PM CT4:12 UAE (+1)20:12 ET23:12 - The Dallas Cowboys are releasing Orton after their backup quarterback missed all the offseason workouts amid reports he was considering retirement.
Analysis: The 31-year-old Orton started the finale last year after Tony Romo injured his back a week earlier. The Cowboys lost to Philadelphia, their third straight season-ending defeat against an NFC East rival with a playoff berth on the line. The new backup is likely to be Brandon Weeden. Cleveland's first-round draft pick in 2012.