Found January 23, 2013 on Fox Sports Southwest:
Jerry Jones promised this would be an "uncomfortable" off-season at Valley Ranch, and so far he has lived up to that pledge on the coaching side. Can he do the same with the players? The short answer: Not nearly as much. The salary cap makes roster churning difficult and complex. Also, a nearly across-the-board lack of quality depth also means nearly every roster decision must be weighed carefully. Cutting a player to send a message could end up hurting the team more the than the player. A prime example is the reaction to defensive lineman Jay Ratliff's recent arrest for driving while intoxicated. In light of former teammate Jerry Brown's death in connection with teammate Josh Brent's arrest for a similar charge, it's natural to expect Jones to make an example of Ratliff by cutting him immediately. There are other reasons the Cowboys should cut ties with Ratliff. At 31, he's showing signs of decline after an injury-plagued 2012 season. As a nose ...
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