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Let's stick to football on Jay Ratliff

Morality must not cloud decision on fate of Cowboys nose tackle charged with DWI

Updated: January 28, 2013, 3:29 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- If the Dallas Cowboys choose to get rid of nose tackle Jay Ratliff because they believe he's not worth the $7 million he's supposed to earn this season, then fine. Hey, it happens all the time.

A player getting cut because he makes too much money is just part of the dirty game that is the NFL. Dallas will save $1 million against its salary cap if it releases the four-time Pro Bowl player before June 1.

But if the Cowboys decide to release him as some sort of morality ...

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