Here are a few related items that we must all fit on to a Wednesday or we won't get to everything this week.
1 - Getting Down to 53
On Tuesday, the Cowboys made some procedural moves to help get down to 75 after these initial cuts: WR Jared GreenWR Eric RodgersWR Anthony AmosQB Nick StephensP Brett MaherOG Dennis GodfreyLB Deon LaceyTE Colin CochartCB Brandon Underwood Then, Tyrone Crawford and Ryan Cook went to the IR and the final move - one that we all saw coming but hoped against was Jay Ratliff being pushed to the PUP list, taking him out for 6 weeks.
Before we cover the Ratliff issue, here is something we do every August - it is cataloguing the final cut-downs of the Cowboys' roster for the last 6 seasons. This should be useful because it does show us what the guys in this particular personnel war-room believe about building a roster.
Now, of course, we must factor in the scheme change and how moving from the 3-4 to the 4-3 will clearly and obviously reduce your ...