DALLAS (AP) _ Quarterback Charles Puleri was released Thursday by the Dallas Cowboys, who also announced Randall Cunningham's signing.

Puleri was signed in March and had been working with the third-team offense in minicamp and quarterback school. He spent six years in the World League and the Arena League before getting his first opportunity with an NFL team.

The New Mexico State product backed up Rams quarterback Kurt Warner on the Iowa Barnstormers in the Arena League.