– The main purpose of the combine is to evaluate players for the upcoming draft, which is still about two months away.
A deadline that is approaching much quicker and could be even more important is March 12, the first day of the new league year. That’s the start of the free-agent signing period and when the Cowboys must get under the salary cap. Currently the team is about $20 million over.
But again, whether it’s Jerry Jones, Stephen Jones or even Jason Garrett, who admits he doesn’t get directly involved in those decisions, no one seems too concerned about the cap situation.
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