Originally written September 11, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
With an extra few days to work with, let's spend one morning pondering the building of the roster from a game-day perspective. Not only must a team decide how it is going to work its way down to the 53 players that they exclusively own, but they must also then sort through the injuries, match-ups, and game plan to determine which 46 they bring to the sideline on Sunday. Sometimes, this works itself out, as injuries help determine your limited choices. Such was the case on Wednesday night, as Dallas had the following inactives: Week1234567 Wk 1 @ NYGRatliffJohnsonMcCrayJenkinsWilberArkinCochartHTML TablesThe first five players were inactive due to injuries. They pretty much determined the situation for team by their inability to practice. Jason Witten was the wildcard, and because of his recovery skills, Colin Cochart was deactivated. There was talk that he might be released for Lance Dunbar at the last second, but Dallas opted out of that option around noon of gameday we are...
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