Newman, who was the team's first round draft choice (fifth overall) out of Kansas State in 2003, earned two Pro Bowl selections in his nine seasons with the Cowboys.
While with the club, he started 131 of the 133 games in which he
played, appearing in all 16 games six of his nine seasons, while missing two
games in 2011 (groin), six games in 2008 (groin/abdominal) and three games in
2007 (heel). In his time with Dallas, he totaled 588 tackles, two sacks, 20tackles
for loss, one pressure, 127 pass breakups, eight forced fumbles andfive fumble
Newman also had 32 career interceptions, tying him with
Lee Roy Jordan for seventh in club record books. Early in his career, he also
served as the club's punt returner finishing with 38 returns for 285 yards with
one touchdown as well as one kickoff return for nine yards and one rush forfour yards.
Cowboys cut Newman
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