Dez Bryant, Miles Austin Officially Listed As Active For Tonight's Game, Fantasy Value Increases

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 13: Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys catches an eighteen yard pass from Tony Romo #9 (not pictured) against the Oakland Raiders in the first quarter of an NFL pre-season football game at O.co Coliseum on August 13, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Dez Bryant and Miles Austin are both listed as active for tonight's game against the Giants. We break down the fantasy implications.

Dallas Cowboys wide receivers Dez Bryant and Miles Austin are both officially listed as active and will play against the Giants in the NFL opener tonight. Both have dealt with injuries in the pre-season but should be good to go tonight. Cowboys listed as inactive are: S Matt Johnson, G David Arkin, TE Colin Cochart, NT Jay Ratliff, CB Mike Jenkins, S Danny McCray, and LB Kyle Wilber.

Fantasy Analysis: Austin came back just in time last season to play the Giants twice and caught six passes for 83 yards total, thought he had only just returned from his injury. Bryant managed seven catches for 120 yards and a touchdown across both games. Dez Bryant is the safer play here, but Austin is a good bet in a three-WR format.

For more on the Cowboys, check out Blogging the Boys and SB Nation Dallas. For more fantasy info, check out the SB Nation Fantasy War Room 4-8pm ET Monday through Friday and 8am to 1pm on Sunday. Check out SB Nation's own Fantasy Football game, Pick 6!

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