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4 Cowboys Roster Questions Ahead of Cut-Down Day

The is finally over. The are set to play the on Sunday, September 8th in a regular season game that actually matters. But before, the team must decide who will make up its . A lot of players will be cut around the NFL on cut-down day, but today we take a look at three of the biggest questions that will shape up the Cowboys' roster.

Taco Charlton, Texans

Will Taco Charlton Be On The Roster?

DE had a solid preseason, including a third preseason game which could be considered his career best performance as he racked up two (should've been three but one was called back because of a ) and two forced fumbles.

Given the Cowboys depth at the position, one should wonder where Taco's future lies at. Recently, said “I think there's a possibility for sure that we could move somebody” when discussing potential talks about the team's offensive and defensive linemen.

If any team wants to offer something for Charlton, I wonder if the Cowboys make a deal. It would make sense specially if the team doesn't plan on extending him down the road.

Who's RB3 For Cowboys Offense?

This question is even more important now that could miss a few regular season games. If Elliott had already reported, I'm convinced the battle for RB3 would've been won by . The reason why is that once Zeke is on the team, there won't be a lot of snaps for the team's third , meaning whoever earns the spot better be playing on . In that, I believe Chunn has the upper hand.

However, without Elliott, I wonder if the team takes another route and keeps around. is likely to be the starter, but having a veteran RB2 would be very wise.

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Note: Minutes before the publishing of this article, was waived by the Dallas Cowboys, so this question has been answered. 

Kasey Redfern or Chris Jones?

Kasey Redfern lost a lot of points when he missed an extra point in the preseason finale against the , but he still has a shot to make the roster.Chris Jones has been a very solid for the Cowboys in the past few years, but if Redfern has kept it close, I can see the team taking a different route.

's performance feels uncertain, and the fact that punter Kasey Redfern can also kick could earn him a roster spot. Personally, I prefer the team to stick with Jones.

What Will Happen At Wide Receiver?

The Cowboys have plenty of talent at . Right now, there's more than a couple of candidates to make the cut. Behind the starters (, and ) you could make the case for a handful of guys. First off, though, let's talk about the factor.

Brown is eventually making the roster. The coaches like what they see in him and he's an important piece as a blocker. That will be important with the team carrying only three tight ends (none of which is elite at blocking). However, Brown can start the season on PUP, which would make him not count against the roster. That way the team can carry and , for instance, and let them play out the WR battle for a few more weeks.

At the bottom of the WR , made the decision even harder with an amazing TD play last Thursday. My money is on Smith and Wilson, though.

Mauricio Rodriguez
Mauricio Rodriguez
I love to write, I love football and I love the Dallas Cowboys. I've been rooting for America's team all the way from Mexico ever since I can remember. If you want to talk football, I'm in... You'll find me at @MauNFL.

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Chuck Wright

Not sure the team will care about Noah Brown’s blocking as much under the new offense.


Gives them a backup TE and WR. Good size and hands.

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