- According to Archer, Dallas took $4 million of his $5 million base salary and turned it into a signing bonus to create cap room.
- Archer adds that this move will net the Cowboys $3 million in cap room.
Scandrick, 29, is a former fifth-round pick of the Cowboys back in 2008. He is in the second year of his five-year, $20 million contract and set to make a base salary of $5 million for the 2016 season.
Last year, Scandrick suffered a season-ending knee injury and was placed on injured reserve to open the year.
In 2014, Scandrick totaled 55 total tackles, one sack, nine pass defenses, two forced fumbles, and two interceptions for the Cowboys over the course of 14 games.