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The Dallas Cowboys cut their last two punters from...

DALLAS -- The Dallas Cowboys cut their last two punters from the roster Tuesday, once again leaving the punting chores up to quarterback Danny White.

Free agent punters David Finzer of DePauw and Tom Striegel of Southern Illinois were among the 10 players trimmed from the Cowboys squad.

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No veterans were among those sliced from the team.

'I expect Danny White to kick for us,' said Dallas coach Tom Landry. 'We may look at other punters as they come off other teams. But it is hard to find a new punter unless they were a sensational punter in college.

'Usually punters bounce around in our league until they get some experience and find their spot.'

White has been the Cowboys' full-time punter since coming to the team six years ago.

'If I was worried about Danny getting hurt I wouldn't have him punting,' said Landry. 'The chances of him getting hurt are very slim in my opinion. I think it is more dangerous when he is sitting back there in the pocket throwing the ball.

'Of course there is always the chance he could get hurt and then people could say, 'I told you so.''

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In addition to the two punters, those cut from the team Tuesday were defensive end Bill Purifoy of Tulsa, offensive linemen Rich Burtness of Wyoming and Todd Eckerson of North Carolina State, tight end George Thompson of Albany State and defensive lineman Joe Gary of UCLA - all draft picks; along with offensive lineman Harris Burnett of California-Fullerton and flanker Pete Harvey of North Texas, both free agents.

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