Twitter: Cowboys to gain 5.5m cap space today

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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  2. dwight

    dwight Well-Known Member

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    Good news. I hope Jerry manages the cap better in the future and learns from his mistakes.
     
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  3. cowboyschmps3

    cowboyschmps3 Well-Known Member

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    Get our top rookies signed
     
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  4. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    Thats nice.

    They will sign their rookies with that I imagine.
     
  5. Little Jr

    Little Jr Well-Known Member

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    Rookies will take up about 2m in capspace.
     
  6. Alexander

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

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    Amen to that. Bizarre that we gain space for Austin, yet still are on the books for $5.1 million for him next year.
     
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  7. jazzcat22

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    I think all are signed except Martin & Lawrence. Should be in good shape should they try to get a replacement for Lee if needed or some decent depth if a current player steps in.
    I see it more being used to extend Dez.
     
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  8. morasp

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    After them I wonder what the total space will be?
     
  9. Bowdown27

    Bowdown27 Well-Known Member

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    If we resigned dez go long term contract. Would that open more cap space ?
     
  10. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member

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    No. His rookie contract is a friendly as it will.

    They will eventually lock him up though.
     
  11. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    Not a cap expert by any means. But I think it would depend on signing bonus, when it takes effect, and base salary.
    someone else would know, one of the cap guru's.
     
  12. Joe Realist

    Joe Realist No Kool-Aid here!

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  13. Alexander

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

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    According to that article between $7-8 million, assuming there is $10M available right now.
     
  14. morasp

    morasp Well-Known Member

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    That would sure be nice for a change. If there are some cuts from other teams we are interested in we wouldn't be too strapped to give them a look.
     
  15. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Judging by what we have done this offseason it seems he has.
     
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  16. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    IIRC the 5.5m isn't slotted for the rookies our cap space prior to this was calculated with the rookie pool already added in so this 5.5M should be GTG for whatever like Lee's possible replacement or Dez or Tyron's extension.
     
  17. Alexander

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

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    I don't think that is really at the forefront. Most if not all of our room will go towards Smith and Bryant.
     
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  18. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    Good. Then we will have a little space left over.
     
  19. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    cap space creates options...if nothing presents itself in TC/pre-season it can be used as part of a deal for Dez or it can be rolled to next year...

    space = good
     
  20. the_h0wey

    the_h0wey Well-Known Member

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    You got to give the front office some credit. They got us out of cap hell for the time being. Hasn't Jerry stated the cap is basically Stephens thing?
     

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