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The Dallas Cowboys have released 10-year veteran cornerback
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Scandrick had asked for a release that the Cowboys made official with
Saturday’s move. The post-June 1 designation gives Dallas $3 million in salary
cap space this season with a $1.6 million cap charge in 2019.

The 31-year-old Scandrick was a fifth-round pick by the Cowboys in 2008 and
had eight interceptions in 125 games. He missed all of 2015 after tearing
ligaments in his right knee late in training camp and struggled with injuries
the past two seasons.

Dallas drafted cornerbacks Chidobe Awuzie and Jourdan Lewis in the second and
third rounds last year. The Cowboys are moving 2015 first-round pick Byron Jones
back to cornerback from safety and have other young defensive backs as well.

Andrew Luck said all the right things Monday.

He feels good, hopes to be full go when training camp begins and believes he
will be a better overall quarterback when he returns.

All he has to do now is prove it.

For the first time in more than three months, Luck fielded questions from
local reporters about his surgically repaired right shoulder and explained his
longer-than-expected recovery might have been at least partially the result of
his desire to come back too quickly.

"I think I pushed a little too hard at times. Your body, as I'm learning,
will tell you no at certain times and you just have to listen to it," Luck said
as the Indianapolis Colts started their offseason work.

"I've gone and skipped steps before and paid for it. Been in pain and not
able to help the team. Embarrassed, guilty, whatever. I'm not going to do that

Luck didn't go into specifics about what he would, could or should have done
differently after initially hurting the shoulder in September 2015.

He missed the next two games then made four straight starts before suffering
a season-ending liver injury in November.

Luck opted against surgery that offseason and instead wound up signing a
five-year, $140 million contract extension.

In 2016 Matt
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season despite continued pain. But he hasn't taken a snap since having surgery
for a partially torn labrum in January 2017, and he still isn't throwing
regulation-sized footballs. He's been limited to working only with miniature
footballs this offseason.

Still, it's progress. And it's a far cry from last October when Luck's
throwing regimen suddenly stopped because of continued shoulder soreness.

He spent the next month seeking additional medical opinions before moving his
rehab to Europe.

Luck finally returned to the team facility in late December and has spent
most of the past three months working out in California with noted quarterback
experts Tom House and Adam Dedeaux.

The good news is Luck says he's feeling much more confident in his

"If I wasn't making progress, it would freak me out and we would have to
change something. But I am," he said. "I'm feeling better."

The bad news: Fans have heard all this before.

Whenever Luck gets back, he will be working with a vastly different
supporting cast.

New head coach Frank Reich will be calling the plays. Running back Frank Gore
and receiver Donte Moncrief left in free agency and receiver Phillip Dorsett was
traded to New England for Jacoby Brissett, who started the final 15 games for
Indy last season.

Luck might have a slightly different look, too.

"I wouldn't say I'm changing my throwing motion," he said. "And that's a big
part of what I've been working on, making sure I'm using my body as effectively
as possible to throw a football and not over- or under-compensate in any

Some of the Colts' newcomers Authentic
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Ebron, chose Indy because they believe Luck will be better than ever.

"He was the reason I came here, to keep it honest," said Ebron, a tight end.
"It doesn't matter as much where I played, I wanted a quarterback who would work
with me the way that I knew I needed him to work with me."

When exactly Ebron and Luck will start working out together remains

While acknowledging there now is a timetable for his progression, he's
keeping it confidential for now.

But the biggest difference between this year's offseason workouts and last
year's is that Luck sounds more confident about himself and his shoulder.

"I feel stronger, I feel more fit," he said. "I feel way more confident in
myself and I don't look at my shoulder and say 'why are you failing me?' like
the guy in 'The Old Man and the Sea.' I feel like I have a bit more grasp of the
situation. There is still a bit of a journey left and I'm not going to skip any

NOTE: The Colts have put receiver Rodney Adams on the reserve-retired list.
Adams was a fifth-round draft pick out of South Florida in 2017.

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