Michael Gallup is working his way up from a torn ACL in week 17 last season.

While the Dallas Cowboys wide receiver had already turned a week

Having refused an appearance, the team is unwilling to accept a long absence.

As noted by Michael Gehlken of the Dallas Morning News,

Cowboys before Tuesday afternoon's 80-man deadline

Could have cleared a roster spot, keeping Gallup in reserve

Were physically unable to perform on the list. they didn't do that

Which would have made them ineligible through week 4.

However, cowboys can delay the inevitable. until next Tuesday

Before setting up your 53-man roster, you can keep him in the reserve/PUP list