Report: Sports Gambling Forced Cowboys to Cut Joseph Randle

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DALLAS -- Tell us if you’ve heard this before: Joseph Randle is in trouble… again. That’s right, the current bad boy, former Cowboy just can't seem to avoid negative headlines nowadays.

On Monday, Randle was arrested in Irving for an outstanding speeding ticket. Now, the Dallas Morning News is reporting yet another piece of bad PR for Randle saying he placed wagers on sporting events during the 2015 season.

The news claims betting on sports was one of the reasons Randle was released from the team back in November. But the same report also quotes owner Jerry Jones who says there's no evidence Randle bet on or compromised any Cowboys games last season.

Randle has denied the allegation via a text message sent to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. An NFL spokesman says he's not aware of any investigation into sports gambling by Randle.

But flashback to Randle's last game with the Cowboys. It was a week 7 matchup with the Giants where Randle pulled himself out of the game and never returned. The Cowboys eventually lost by a touchdown.

And with sources claiming that the Browns will be getting rid of Johnny Manziel in March, it'll be interesting to see if the Cowboys will be willing to take the risk on another bad boy.

You can bet this story isn't going anywhere anytime soon.

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