The Cowboys' release of Miles Austin "opens the door for rookie receiver Terrance Williams to enter the starting lineup," reports the Dallas Morning News, adding coaches were pleased with Williams' production and development last season. Williams had 44 catches for 736 yards and five touchdowns.
The Cowboys also might add a veteran receiver "who could help Williams and a young group of Dallas receivers in their development," the paper said.
The Steelers re-signed center/guard Cody Wallace to a three-year deal. Coaches liked how Wallace played center after Fernando Velasco's Achilles injury last season, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Defensive tackle Randy Starks' new contract with the Dolphins averages $6 million per year, reports CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora. He played under the franchise tag last season, earning $8.45 million.
Free agent defensive end Matt Shaughnessy is visiting the Patriots, reports ESPNBoston.com. He started 12 games last season for the Cardinals, posting 31 tackles and three sacks. He has 18.5 sacks since the Raiders drafted him in the third round in 2009.