Signed by Cowboys Cowboys sign S Robert Blanton

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by mickswag, Apr 20, 2017 at 9:32 AM.

  1. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    We have the cap space flexibility to do largely whatever we want. don't people get sick of repeating these incorrect statements?
     
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  2. PJTHEDOORS

    PJTHEDOORS Well-Known Member

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    Just another body in the mix for SS. Only signed 1 year deal (I read).
     
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  3. TwoDeep3

    TwoDeep3 Well-Known Member

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    Well Montana is still out there, but he is not returning Jerry's calls.
     
  4. rat2k8

    rat2k8 Well-Known Member

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    So in other words we signed another scrub, that will lead us to the promised land.
     
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  5. LittleD

    LittleD Well-Known Member

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    He's probably nothing more than an insurance policy who can be rented for a year. We now have 4 safeties to start camp.
    This also points to a reality that most likely we won't be taking a safety in the first 3 rounds. We have to focus on CB and DE and
    maybe a falling DT from Michigan somewhere in the first 100 picks.
     
  6. Irvin88_4life

    Irvin88_4life Well-Known Member

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    I would love Obi on the team
     
  7. HowAboutThemCowboys

    HowAboutThemCowboys Well-Known Member

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  8. Cowboys22

    Cowboys22 Well-Known Member

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    Yes, but he was signed so that during the draft there is no pressing need to reach for a safety. I still call that affecting the draft. I fully understand who he is what his signing is about.
     
  9. Deep_Freeze

    Deep_Freeze Well-Known Member

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    So this signing says we won't be taking a safety, what about the signing of Moore and Carroll.

    Does that mean we aren't taking a safety, CB, or DE? All are cheap vets, they are absolutely no sign of what we will do in the draft.
     
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  10. Deep_Freeze

    Deep_Freeze Well-Known Member

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    There are more positions than safety that we don't have a starting level player.
     
  11. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    Carroll is the only one that is getting decent money. Moore is a min guy with a small bonus, Blanton should be also (He was with the Bills last season with $80K SB)
     
  12. Deep_Freeze

    Deep_Freeze Well-Known Member

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    Just saying none of them change our draft plans at all.

    We could still draft a CB, DE, or safety....none of them are important enough to make a difference.....with Carroll, we actually lost two CBs, not one.

    None make a difference in the draft
     
  13. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    I was just following up with what you said. The one effect it has over the draft is that they don't feel they have to reach for a position.
     
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  14. unionjack8

    unionjack8 Well-Known Member

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    1 career interception, should fit right in
     
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  15. kiheikiwi

    kiheikiwi Maui No Ka Oi

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    Covering bases, nothing more. Good special teams player who could cover at safety if needed due to injury.
    This is a smart, cheap move. With Gashkar and the other LBer not resigned, plus 2 safeties - we are thin on ST. Everybody calm down, we will still draft a safety.
     
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  16. Chris in Arizona

    Chris in Arizona I am Death

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    The definition of Ehhh.

    Another Andrew Gachkar signing. Alleged special teams player who will have little if any impact here. Waste of time and the defense still needs about 5 new starters.

    This offense deserves a better effort from our Front Office.
     
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  17. Paniolo22

    Paniolo22 Hawaiian Cowboy

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    This is Alfred Morris from last year
     
  18. Oh_Canada

    Oh_Canada Well-Known Member

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    He's not terrible and very good on special teams. It's a decent signing.
     
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  19. cowboyblue22

    cowboyblue22 Well-Known Member

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    well its roll average players out the front door and roll average players in the back door
     
  20. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    He's so good, the Bills didn't want him, and nobody signed him during free agency until now.

    Yipee.
     

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