COWBOYS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COWBOYS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NFL: Dallas Cowboys release backup QB Kyle Orton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58190234-77/cowboys-orton-backup-dallas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58190234-77/cowboys-orton-backup-dallas.html.csp">NFL: Dallas Cowboys release backup QB Kyle Orton</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:43:13.884-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Irving, Texas • Quarterback Kyle Orton has been released by the Dallas Cowboys. The expected move Wednesday came after Tony Romo’s backup skipped all the offseason workouts amid reports Orton was considering retirement. The Cowboys report to training camp in California next week. Orton was fined about $70,000 for failing to report during the offseason and missing the mandatory minicamp in June. The move saves Dallas about $3.25 million this season, but will cost the team about that amount on the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581902342014-07-17T16:43:13.884-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T16:43:13.884-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190234@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:43:13 MDT Sports briefs: Mariners release former Taylorsville High star John Buck http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58188290-77/kluwe-vikings-graham-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58188290-77/kluwe-vikings-graham-nfl.html.csp">Sports briefs: Mariners release former Taylorsville High star John Buck</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T23:08:04.607-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">MLB • The Seattle Mariners have released former Taylorsville High standout John Buck after no other major league claimed him through waivers. The 33-year-old catcher went to the 2010 All-Star Game while playing in Toronto, but was hitting just .226 with a home run this season. Cowboys releasing backup QB Orton NFL • The Dallas Cowboys are releasing Kyle Orton after their backup quarterback missed all the offseason workouts amid reports he was considering retirement. A person with knowledge...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58188290@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:08:04 MDT