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Former Cowboys 1st Rounder Claimed By New NFL Team

A closeup of a Dallas Cowboys football helmet.

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 02: A detail photo of a Dallas Cowboys helmet before a game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Cowboys Stadium on December 2, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

On Wednesday, the Dallas Cowboys announced that they parted ways with Taco Charlton. Although the former first-round pick has untapped potential, the team didn't have room on its defensive line.

With DeMarcus Lawrence and Robert Quinn starting at defensive end, the Cowboys decided to move on from Charlton.

In two seasons with the Cowboys, Charlton had a total of 46 tackles and four sacks. Now, he'll try to make an impact for his newest team.

NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport is reporting that the Miami Dolphins have claimed Charlton.

That's not a very long wait on waivers for Charlton.

Considering that Miami has shipped out a bunch of talent this offseason, including Laremy Tunsil and Minkah Fitzpatrick, it's refreshing to see the front office add an intriguing player to the roster.

Miami also announced that Josh Rosen will be its starting quarterback this weekend.

The Dolphins will face the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday at AT&T Stadium. It'd be fun to watch Charlton play against his former team, but it's unlikely he'll see time on the field with barely any preparation.

As for the rest of the season, the Dolphins have to find a way to place Charlton in a role that maximizes his potential.