PITTSBURGH (AP) -Dallas linebacker DeMarcus Ware was in the Cowboys' lineup Sunday in Pittsburgh despite missing part of practice last week with a hyperextended left knee that forced him to be fitted with a protective brace.
Ware, the NFL leader with 15 sacks, was injured during the Cowboys' 34-9 victory over Seattle on Nov. 27.
Running back Marion Barber, whose right little toe was dislocated in that game, did not make the trip to Pittsburgh. He was replaced in the lineup by rookie Tashard Choice, who made his first NFL start.
Barber didn't practice during the week and the Cowboys disclosed Saturday he was not with their traveling party.
The Cowboys also deactivated wide receiver Miles Austin, safety Courtney Brown, cornerback Mike Jenkins, linebacker Steve Octavien, guard Joe Berger and offensive tackle Doug Free.
yant, who was signed recently following a series of injuries at that position. Also held out were defensive end Brett Keisel, left tackle Marvel Smith, linebacker Bruce Davis, offensive lineman Tony Hills, defensive tackle Scott Paxson and defensive end Orpheus Roye.
Keisel and Smith were ruled out at the start of the practice week.

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