Cowboys signed DT Terrell McClain

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  1. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    You also wait them out until the dreg period in free agency where they will take less guaranteed money. But these were the plums.
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  2. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    You are quickly becoming my favorite moderator.

    Don't tell Winicki.
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  3. wileedog

    wileedog Well-Known Member

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    Let's not forget for every George Selvie there was no shortage of scrubs playing like &%#^$ out there last year.
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  4. crazyfool

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  5. Pabst

    Pabst Well-Known Member

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    Low cost deal to add depth at position of severe need. If it works out, they get cheap production. If it doesn't, then at worst they lose a roster spot for depth purposes.

    Why is everyone upset again? I prefer this to pissing money away in FA like they did on Carr.
  6. yentl911

    yentl911 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah we all witnessed how well that worked out for us last year
  7. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    I don't know if this thought belongs here but with the way FA is looking and the draft projecting, I'm really hoping Tyrone Crawford is going to play DE this year.

    Odds are we can solidify the DT position a little better this offseason.
  8. coult44

    coult44 Well-Known Member

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    People like you prefer to stay where we've been or two decades...
  9. 65fastback2plus2

    65fastback2plus2 Well-Known Member

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  10. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    I'm not expect a lot out of this kid... I question if he's going to get more than 30 snaps a game, but he did have 11 sacks in 2011.
  11. BlindFaith

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    The Texans declined to tender McClain in restricted free agency, which would've only cost them $1.431 million. A smallish (6'2/293) defensive tackle going on age 26, McClain graded out slightly above average in Pro Football Focus' 2013 run defense grades, and negatively as a pass rusher. He's not going to make a difference in Dallas, but the Cowboys simply need bodies up front. Mar 12 - 1:35 PM

    We want our DTs to rush the QB first, then read the run. Sounds like a perfect fit.

    If he's been signed for anymore than the vet minimum with no bonus it's a joke.
  12. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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    What's dumb are these kind of posts. It really amazes me how little this board understands the value of inexpensive dline depth. It's only what won Seattle the Super Bowl.
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  13. iceberg

    iceberg well at least we're not the browns Zone Supporter

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    i keep putting them on ignore, but more and more of them keep coming out. i'm going to have to buy reality a new hard drive just to store my ignore list.
  14. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    (Mincey)
    I believe it was 8 sacks in 2011. He's a good pass rusher. Probably better than Selvie.
  15. 65fastback2plus2

    65fastback2plus2 Well-Known Member

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    I guess if you consider $4.5 mil for 2 years cheap.

    I consider vet minimums are "inexpensive dline depth"....not multi million in contracts.
  16. Pessimist_cowboy

    Pessimist_cowboy Well-Known Member

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    Would've rather kept Wynn much cheaper / better
  17. 17yearsandcounting

    17yearsandcounting Benched

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    lol. this aint seattle holmes.
  18. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    I stand corrected. You are right.
  19. RonSpringsdaman20

    RonSpringsdaman20 The Dark & The Light Zone Supporter

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    well at least he didn't get released 3 times. We will save that for camp.
  20. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    At this juncture I would think that's where he (Crawford) will end up playing.

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