IRVING, Texas – The Cowboys added veteran cornerback Michael Coe to the 53-man roster by claiming him off waivers from the Dolphins.
Coe has spent the majority of this season with the Giants, including two games against the Cowboys. In fact, because of injuries to New York’s secondary, Coe started the regular-season opener against the Cowboys.
To make room on the roster, Dallas waived cornerback
Coe (6-1, 190) joins the fifth team of his five-year career. Along with the Dolphins and Giants, he has also played with the Buccaneers and Colts, who drafted him in the fifth round in 2007 out of Alabama State. Coe spent most of his collegiate career at Arkansas.
The addition of Coe, who has plenty of special teams ability, is likely a strong upgrade from Agnew, but could give the Cowboys more experience at cornerback, especially if rookie
Claiborne suffered lacerations to his face on a sideline hit that left him motionless for a few moments before he was able to walk off the field and straight to the locker room while holding a towel to his face to contain the bleeding. There is a possibility that Claiborne also suffered a concussion, although head coach Jason Garrett said Monday he was unsure if the cornerback was indeed diagnosed with a concussion or any other head injury.
Coe might give the Cowboys another player who could help in the slot, a position vacated when
Practice Squad Moves
The Cowboys have also had to make a few changes to the practice squad. The club waived tight end
With the tragic death of
The Cowboys are in the process of filling the other four roster spots, which could include Agnew, who is still eligible for the practice squad.