Cowboys Showing Mild Interest in Brian Urlacher

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by USMarineVet, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    They would just trade him.
  2. vicjagger

    vicjagger Well-Known Member

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    "One of these things is not like the other...."
  3. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    I would say two. Bradie James and Connor may have been "arrival challenged" but they weren't washed up former stars.
  4. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    Brooking and Thomas are Hall of Famers. James and Connor aren't in their class though.
  5. HappyOnions

    HappyOnions Datwin

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    Keith Brooking is a hall of famer? Do explain.
  6. pjtoadie

    pjtoadie Cleveland's #1 Cowboys fan

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    Yeah did I miss something with Brooking...
  7. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    They may not be HOFers, but Thomas and Brooking were two of the best in their day and were in a totally different class from Bradie and Connor.
  8. ScipioCowboy

    ScipioCowboy More than meets the eye.

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    Great point.

    In fact, it's the most interesting point that's been made during this entire free agency period thus far. That should tell you something about this free agency period. :D
  9. Vertigo_17

    Vertigo_17 Well-Known Member

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    Agreed. I think however Urlacher is on the decline (just like Brooking was when he got here) but for right price it might work given the leadership/knowledge transfer for current LB core.
  10. gmoney112

    gmoney112 Well-Known Member

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    Only on CZ would the majority opinion on bringing in one of the best Cover 2 linebackers to ever play the game as a backup be an overwhelming negative response.

    Bring him in and let him turn Sean Lee into a hall of famer in the scheme. Fine with me.
  11. mmillman

    mmillman Well-Known Member

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    Urlacher lost his speed

    he would ****** the progress of Lee

    the 4-3 we are implementing needs D linemen and safeties not money spent on an aging mlb.

    Spend the money on a safety, dline, oline but not on a mlb
  12. gmoney112

    gmoney112 Well-Known Member

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    He'd be a backup.
  13. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    If we could get him at a vet minimum and he wouldn't interfere with the progress of any of the LBers then ok.. Otherwise it hurts more than it helps
  14. RedLine

    RedLine Member

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    It is hard not to be drawn in by such an accomplished player like Brian Urlacher. In his prime every NFL team would have loved to have him. The reality is, no one knows Urlacher's abilities better than Chicago and they seem to be willing to let him go.
  15. respectdatstar

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    Why would he come to Dallas as a back-up when he could most likely start somewhere else? He has no shot at winning a Super Bowl in Dallas. That should be his focus. Denver, Atlanta And New England make more sense with that in mind.
  16. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    Probably because those teams don't want him. And I imagine Dallas would only look at him as a candidate to start on the strong side if he's forced to settle for a vet minimum offer with incentives.

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