Austin and Spencer among top 10 available FA

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by pancakeman, Apr 13, 2014.

  1. pancakeman

    pancakeman Well-Known Member

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    According to NFL Network, these are the best players not yet signed as of now:
    1 RB Chris Johnson
    2 TE Jermichael Finley
    3 G Davin Joseph
    4 G Travelle Wharton
    5 WR Sidney Rice
    6 WR Santonio Holmes
    7 WR Miles Austin
    8 DT Kevin Williams
    9 DE Anthony Spencer
    10 QB Josh Freeman
    I wonder how many of these will be signed before the draft.
  2. Redball Express

    Redball Express All Aboard!!!

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    Probably none.

    Teams will wait to see who they get in the draft like always..

    ..then there will be roster movement.
  3. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    I think Miles might be done
  4. 4lifecowboy

    4lifecowboy Well-Known Member

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    I hope not. His success dictates how high our comp pick for him will be next year.
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  5. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    they cut him, they don't get a comp pick for him...
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  6. DAL1180

    DAL1180 Active Member

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    Is there a health/attitude problem with Davin Joseph? Depending on his money demands he would be worth a look IMHO.
  7. Oh_Canada

    Oh_Canada Well-Known Member

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    Travelle Wharton seems to be coming off a good year. Wonder if Dallas will look at him if they don't add a guard in the draft.
  8. Nation

    Nation Well-Known Member

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    Comp Picks are primarily based on new salary, and he was cut so we don't get a comp pick for him regardless.
  9. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    I would put the chances of Dallas not drafting a guard somewhere below 1%.
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  10. Neverhood

    Neverhood Active Member

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    Miles will absolutely be on a 53 man roster next year, and it could be ours for the vet min
  11. CowboyFan74

    CowboyFan74 Cowboys Analyst

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    Austin will probably end up in New England at a Kraft friendly rate...
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  12. skinsscalper

    skinsscalper Well-Known Member

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    Actually it won't. You only get that compensation for players who's contract has expired and you don't re-sign. Player that have been cut have no bearing on comp picks.

    Edit: seems I've been beaten to the punch several times in this thread. I need some coffee.
  13. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    Austin is in good company (Sidney Rice and Santonio Holmes) of once promising WRs.
  14. skinsscalper

    skinsscalper Well-Known Member

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    I think Austin will be brought into someone's camp. Why not? When healthy the guy is a solid (not great, anymore) contributor. I could see him signing somewhere like the Jets. They may even cut him before week one and re-sign him the following week just to protect their interests. I've got no hate for Miles. I'm glad he's gone (it was just time to go) but I wish him luck.
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  15. 4lifecowboy

    4lifecowboy Well-Known Member

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    Would not rule that out, especially if that is all he garnishes on the open market.
  16. theSHOW

    theSHOW Benched

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    I like them both
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  17. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    He was injured in 2012 and was terrible in 2013.
  18. StevenOtero

    StevenOtero Well-Known Member

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    Spencer should sign with Dallas for the vet minimum. He made his 'bonus' the last two years.
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  19. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    You can have em both.
  20. TheSport78

    TheSport78 The Excellence of Execution

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    I've read that Austin is a hot commodity and his choices are reportedly down to Shop Rite and Whole Foods. They're probably outbidding each other right now.
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