Of course, Moscow Mitch and his crew won't say a fugging word about any of this.
But, OP is absolutely correct. Impeachment inquiry needs to happen right now as there is no defense for any of this if it's the slightest bit true.
Its purpose is to ensure a level playing field.
Say you have everyone active but Team A has five players injured while Team B only has one. Team A now has a perceived advantage because they technically have a deeper roster.
Forcing both teams to sit 8 players is meant to nullify that possibility.