Competition at a lot of positions

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Smith22, Apr 28, 2013.

  1. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    I don't think the point was to replace anyone. I think they want to have great competition to most positions on the team and see who responds the best.

    I say this on occasion and it never gets a comment. But players learn as much or more from each other as they do their position coaches. And that includes who they play against on Sunday. It takes awhile but the more talent you add the more it begets. Eventually you get a base that is large enough to elevate all those who can and will. Then you kind of get a self sustaining level at some point.

    We're getting a better infusion of talent these days and eventually that will lead to greater talent than the sum of the parts.
  2. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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  3. Nexx

    Nexx Well-Known Member

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    im so freakin glad youre not our GM
  4. 1LoyalCowboyFan

    1LoyalCowboyFan Active Member

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    I agree. Guy is amazing in the slot makes DBS look down right silly
  5. CowboyFan74

    CowboyFan74 Cowboys Analyst

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    Good times back in the day...
  6. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    I agree with your points about his being an amazing player but it's difficult to argue with his point. He isn't on the field enough. Doesn't matter how great you are if you can't contribute because you're in the training room.

    I'm not ready to depart with him but any future contract or roster spot has to take his snap count into consideration.
  7. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    Thank you! The orange Victory in the background belongs to a friend. I'm just baby sitting it while he's in The Stan.

    My wife showed me a somewhat recent picture of it a few weeks ago... it literally looks like a ghost town saloon. Brush and weeks grown out everywhere, tumbleweeds, etc...
  8. Smith22

    Smith22 Well-Known Member

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    not what I said or meant. I said witten is a lock. escobar and hanna will Compete for the 2 spot.

  9. Smith22

    Smith22 Well-Known Member

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  10. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    no real competition at 2 critical areas on the team, OL and DL
    projects galore at safety

    recipe for disaster
  11. Vabeachboy

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    Thought Armstrong was released?Was he re-signed?
  12. Titleist

    Titleist Well-Known Member

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    Don't forget we have some good competition at the SAM. Obviously we'd expect Durant to start at SAM, but we have some decent backup in Albright, Holloman, and Wilbur (maybe more of a DE).
  13. skinsscalper

    skinsscalper Well-Known Member

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    Yes, he was.
  14. Beast_from_East

    Beast_from_East Well-Known Member

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    I wonder if Austin's hammy is felling a lot better these days.

    Dude knows the Cowboys aint playing no more, either he gets his arse on the field and starts playing up to his contract or he is gone in 2014.

    As for Hannah, if you draft a TE in the 2nd round and that TE cant beat Hannah out.............then you apparently have no idea what a draft is or how to use it.

    If we burned a 2nd rounder on a #3 FAIL.

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