The Cowboys announced the release of WR Terry Glenn today at the beginning of training camp, but remained open about the possibility of resigning the often-injured receiver later in the season. Glenn, who refused to sign an injury-waiver requested by owner Jerry Jones, had been in negotiations with the team up until Friday’s announcement.
Mr. Jones also stated there was still “good will” between them and that it very well could be possible to re-sign Glenn either after camp or sometime prior to the regular season, but felt it was important to give the younger receivers an opportunity to prove themselves at camp.
The move is understandable since the Cowboys have invested several draft picks prior to this year’s on WR’s such as Isaiah Stanback, Miles Austin and Sam Hurd. There are several undrafted free agents also attending camp, such as Tech’s Danny Amendola, who was impressive during minicamps. If Glenn should remain available after camp and possibly the preseason, it is likely he could be resigned, but it is most likely he will sign with another team before then.
The two first round picks, Felix Jones and Mike Jenkins remain unsigned and missed the first practice this afternoon as well. Negotiations are still ongoing with the players’ representatives and all they’ve missed so far is a short/helmets run through and will hopefully be signed and attend the rest of training camp.