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Confirmed: The Cowboys tried to make an example out of a player who did nothing wrong

Whoooops.

NFL: Dallas Cowboys at Pittsburgh Steelers Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Last night I wrote about how the Dallas Cowboys may have cut a player who was innocent while doing nothing to punish the players who actually got in trouble. As it turns out, that’s the exactly the case.

Lucky Whitehead isn’t guilty of shoplifting after all. He’s innocent.

Wow. This is a pretty embarrassing look for the Cowboys. They had a bunch of players who got in trouble this offseason and they tried to make an example by cutting the guy who didn’t even do anything wrong!

It’s very possible the Cowboys were going to cut Whitehead anyway this offseason, but the timing of his released is clearly related to the news that emerged yesterday.

It’ll be very interesting to see how the NFLPA reacts to this Whitehead situation. One would think the player’s union isn’t going to happy that someone got cut for a crime they didn’t even commit.

The drama never stops in Dallas. The Eagles must be enjoying the Cowboys’ offseason distractions.