The Dallas Cowboys have hit gold over the last two years at the quarterback position. Dak Prescott, who Dallas snagged in the fourth round in 2016, has quickly become one of the best QBs in the league, breaking numerous records in his first two seasons. Then this year, the Cowboys signed undrafted Central Michigan QB Cooper Rush, and he immediately impressed in the preseason, completing 12 of 13 passes for 115 yards and two touchdowns in a 24-20 win over the Oakland Raiders.
The combination of Prescott and Rush has plunged Kellen Moore down the depth chart. In 2015 with Tony Romo still injured, Moore appeared in three games and started a pair for the Cowboys, throwing four touchdowns as well as six interceptions. The season finale against the Washington Redskins was his best outing, as he completed 33 of 48 passes for 435 yards in a 34-23 loss.
With Prescott and Rush firmly holding the top two QB spots on the depth chart, the Cowboys decided to part ways with Moore on Thursday. From Rob Phillips of DallasCowboys.com:
The Cowboys on Thursday released backup quarterback Kellen Moore and signed tight end Blake Jarwin from their practice squad.
Moore was previously cut during final roster cuts in September, but when Rico Gathers went down with an injury, he was re-signed.