Cowboys could restructure Brandon Carr contract.

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  1. Bowdown27

    Bowdown27 Well-Known Member

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  2. M'Kevon

    M'Kevon A Love Supreme

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    The first of many . . .
  3. bark

    bark Well-Known Member

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    Hope they run this by Mara first...:laugh2:
  4. Dallas4ever

    Dallas4ever Active Member

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    I agree. It's clearly time to looking toward the future. Despite the fact that we're still technically in the playoff hunt. Too many key injuries to expect any type of real push/run. Not to mention the other factors.
  5. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    This is a hypothetical.

    It's taken from archers salary cap article posted a few hours ago. Archer never said they were or are doing this, he said they could.
  6. JackWagon

    JackWagon Well-Known Member

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    projected to have his second worst year ever ... 51 tackles and 1 int.

    Stats from Fox Sports site.
  7. superpunk

    superpunk Benched

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    Maybe they can restructure his ability to cover mediocre receivers while they're at it.
  8. demdcowboys#1

    demdcowboys#1 Well-Known Member

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    great news this is much needed.
  9. rocboy22

    rocboy22 Active Member

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    those stats mean absolutely nothing in regards to his play. I am not commenting on his play good or bad, just saying those stats dont tell you anything.
  10. rocyaice

    rocyaice Well-Known Member

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    What does this mean? He guards "mediocre receivers" fine.
  11. LongSnapper

    LongSnapper Active Member

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    you think he might spend that windfall on someone who can block?
  12. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    I think we may end up with around $35 million in cap room and that is counting the $5 million joke of a penalty.
  13. ufcrules1

    ufcrules1 Well-Known Member

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    I have no issue with Carr.. I think he does a tremendous job out there. The safeties are a whole different story though.
  14. Bluestang

    Bluestang Well-Known Member

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    It sure is and Archer is assuming that the Cowboys will convert all of Carr's salary into a bonus which is a plausible idea, but VR can restructure whatever amount they need to get where they want to be.

    Also Archer is wrong about being $20M over, it's more like around $13M.

    The Cowboys can restructure Carr, extend Romo, and cut Free and they will be under $20M pretty quickly.
  15. Bowdown27

    Bowdown27 Well-Known Member

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    Wow really ? That's great news. We can have a good chunk of room to make some significant moves. What big name free agents will be available this coming off season ?
  16. Joshmil53

    Joshmil53 Well-Known Member

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    I can only image how well Carr and Mo would do with somewhat athletic safeties.
  17. JohnsKey19

    JohnsKey19 Well-Known Member

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    True but looking at the numbers, it's a very good possibility they restructure. He wont lose any money.

    With Carr likely restructuring and Romo getting an extension...i cant see how Connor stays at nearly a 4.5 cap number...then i'm sure there may be a surprise veteran released or 2. The Cowboys should have a ton of cap space
  18. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    It's a clause put in to his contract like free ans austin had. Turns the salary into a bonus ao they spread out over the contract for the cap
  19. IAmLegend

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    Have you not watched him the past few weeks? He's been pretty bad tbh. And he got absolutely burned by the Redskins twice for TD's, both man coverage. That's his fault. I will say that our horrible play from the safety position isn't helping him out any though.

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