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Cards' second-rounder Branch inactive again

Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Gabe Watson's return from injury has let 2007 second-round choice Alan Branch know where he stands with the Cardinals.

Arizona listed Branch among its inactive players for the second week in a row since Watson returned from a knee injury. Other Cardinals named inactive against the Cowboys in Week 6: safety Oliver Celestin, fullback Tim Castille, tackle Elliot Vallejo, tackle Brandon Keith, receiver Anquan Boldin and tight end Ben Patrick.

Boldin continues to recover from injuries suffered against the Jets in Week 4. Patrick's injury leaves the Cardinals light at tight end, another reason to expect more of the three- and four-receiver looks Arizona showed on 70 percent of snaps against Buffalo in Week 5.

Inactive for the Cowboys: safety Patrick Watkins, safety Roy Williams, cornerback Terence Newman, guard Kyle Kosier, guard Joe Berger, tackle Doug Free, receiver Isaiah Stanback.