It’s finally time for the Dallas Cowboys to cut down their 90-man preseason roster to the 53-man regular-season lineup. Who’s going to make the cut?
It’s that time of year again: Final cut time for the Dallas Cowboys. It’s a scary time of year for many players. For some rookies, this might be it, the end of the road, after years of playing in high school and college. For other young players, it might be the beginning of a long career. For veteran players, who knows?
Whatever the situation, 37 players wearing Cowboys uniforms today will be out of a job on Saturday. But as nerve-racking as it may be for the players, it can be very exciting for fans, as it signals the end of the off-season and the last hurdle before the regular season begins.
So, with no further ado, on with the punditry. Below is my prediction for the Cowboys 53-man roster.
Note: In all cases, I’ve ordered the players according to the depth chart. So, the top players at each position are the most likely starters, and so forth.
Easy peasy. Second-year quarterback Mike White has made this decision unexpectedly effortless, not just for me, but for everyone. There was supposed to be a battle for the back-up position, and White hardly showed up at all. He’s looked confused and just not ready, which is a bad look for a second-year QB looking to make the team.
Cooper Rush, on the other hand, has looked like a solid backup quarterback, going 41-67, with one touchdown throw during these three preseason games. Not exactly scintillating, but not scary either. Prescott, as many have noticed, looks improved over last season. He looks good.