The Dallas Cowboys' final 53-man roster is set, and it's pretty much the best players on the team, but there were a few players that were released who shouldn’t have been cut.
When rosters dwindle down there are always tough choices for teams to make. No matter if you’re a Super Bowl contender or in rebuilding mode, the final few cuts are always the most difficult.
There really isn't a lot of separation between last man to make the roster and the third guy cut, which makes it extremely hard for a coach to make his final decision. This often results in the coach going with a player who could fill a position of need rather than the best overall player remaining.
In the case of the Cowboys, Jason Garrett had to make a few of these gut-wrenching decisions. He did a good job overall, but he ended up cutting a few notable players who deserved the opportunity to wear the star on their helmet.
So, let’s examine the individuals who were shafted when the roster got dwindled down to 53.