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May 16, 2014

Cowboys working out former Cardinals RB Ryan Williams

The Cowboys are going to work out former Arizona Cardinals running back Ryan Williams, who missed his rookie season because of a knee injury.

Williams was a second-round pick of the Cardinals in 2011 out of Virginia Tech, where as a junior in 2009 he ran for 1,655 yards and 21 touchdowns. He also missed most of 2012 with a shoulder injury.

The Cowboys, who did not draft a running back, have veterans Lance Dunbar and Phillip Tanner backing up starter DeMarco Murray. They signed Ben Malena of Texas A&M and Glasco Martin of Baylor to participate in the rookie minicamp this week and invited Josh Harris of Wake Forest and Jyruss Edwards of Louisiana-Monroe as tryout players.

-- Carlos Mendez

Twitter @calexmendez

 

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