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2014 offseason

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by theranchsucks, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. theranchsucks

    theranchsucks Benched

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    What do you feel are our main needs next offseason besides owner, gm, coaching?

    I say resigning Hatcher is important but I would not overpay due to his age. I would look to giving him a 3-4 year deal at around $5 million a season.
    If resigned I say our needs in this order are DE, OG, RB, DT, S
    If not resigned I say DE, DT, OG, RB, S

    I would invest a mid-late round pick in a good run blocking FB because we lack big time in the running game without a lead blocker especially in short yardage situations.
    I think we need to go RB early in the draft and I wouldn't mind getting bishop Sankey
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  2. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    This HAS to be a trenches draft/offseason. Has to.

    Realistically, even if Hatch is resigned, we are going to need another DE and DT, and both guard spots are going to be up in the air.
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  3. Hook'em#11

    Hook'em#11 Well-Known Member

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    Holy time travel...

    Isn't this only Week 9 of the 2013 season? Did I miss something..?

    geeeze.
  4. REDVOLUTION

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    We are late.
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  5. Falcon554

    Falcon554 Well-Known Member

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    We need everything, just dump salaries and start over
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  6. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    Things aren't nearly as bad this year without the injuries.

    The problem is that you MUST hit on a couple draft picks this year in the trenches b/c nobody can be signed.
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  7. Falcon554

    Falcon554 Well-Known Member

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    have you seen this mess out on the field? Either they are hurt or they suck, your pick
  8. REDVOLUTION

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    Understood.

    But overstocking re. trenches is not a bad thing.

    A few years back the giants went heavy in consecutive years on defense and it paid off vs pats in first Super Bowl.
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  9. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    Yea, I dont think its necessarily a bad idea, but I didnt think the need for drafting OL/DL this year was as urgent as some others.

    For instance, I still like the Esco pick over Warford, even though Warford is playing well.
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  10. Smith22

    Smith22 Well-Known Member

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    With the cap numbers the way they are, I let Hatcher walk unless he gives us a nice home team discount.

    I would make priority number 1 finding a DT & OG. A mid round corner will be on that list if MO doesn't improve.

    At least we do get Crawford and Bass back next season.
  11. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    Jerruh needs to be tied up and locked in a closet for this entire upcoming draft. And we take nothing but linemen.
  12. REDVOLUTION

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    +1
  13. Smith22

    Smith22 Well-Known Member

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    Ballhawk FS as well.
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  14. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    Biggest question in my mind is whether the Cowboys chose to sign Hatcher to the $10m contract someone else is going to be willing to pay him. He is on pace for 16 sacks which is an absolutely incredible number for a DT.

    Does the club eschew the conventional wisdom that you don't put that much money into a player who will be 32 next season?
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  15. Hook'em#11

    Hook'em#11 Well-Known Member

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    I agree with both of those.. hahahha
  16. Carharris2

    Carharris2 Well-Known Member

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    Matt Johnson ! Hello?
    Ok sorry not funny.
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  17. Pessimist_cowboy

    Pessimist_cowboy Well-Known Member

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    DE, RB, DT, OG, CB
  18. Pessimist_cowboy

    Pessimist_cowboy Well-Known Member

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    No let him go
  19. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    We need to acquire draft picks via trades and re-stock.

    Order of importance:

    DL-- This is where championships are built. Defensive lines are slightly more important than offensive lines because they don't have to rely on skill players on the edges or a QB to play well... they can take over the game pretty much on their own.

    OL-- Still pretty important though

    RB-- find a durable guy that can run between the tackles and can pass protect. They're a dime a dozen.
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  20. FLcowboy

    FLcowboy Hopeful this is the year Zone Supporter

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    There isn't much else to look forward to, is there? Only one victory, that over the Rams, outside the NFC East.

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