Dallas Will Get the #1 Pick!

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by marchetta, Jan 8, 2008.

  1. marchetta

    marchetta Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone actually think we won't get the #1 pick from Miami? Think about it for a moment. BP lives by this unwritten code of ethics that you don't go after a former teams players. He refused to bring in Vinaterri (sp?), after he left NE, because of his former relationship with Bellicheat. Also, he "chastised" Sean Payton publicly for attempting to sign Dallas' free agents and players. BP has often talked about the unwritten code, and I feel that this code also extends to front office personnel as well. The fact that JJ is being so accommodating in BP's efforts to "take" most of our scouting department to Miami, tells me that there must be an agreement between the two. If not, then BP would lose considerable face among his peers for not living up to the code that he has preached for coaches to honor. I've watched/listened to BP for many years now and one thing that I always respected about him is that he's not a liar or a hypocrite. I can't remember any interview in which he's told one lie. If he's asked a question that he doesn't want to answer truthfully, he usually just finessed his way around it w/o lying. This shows me he's a man of integrity that lives by a certain standard. The only way BP can come out of this "raiding" of our front office, with his name and reputation intact, is to show his peers that this was done with JJ's approval by trading away the #1 pick to Dallas. JMO, what do you guys/gals think?
  2. dmoore

    dmoore New Member

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    That is one of the dumbest things I've ever heard. Getting the #1 pick isn't even in the realm of possiblities.
  3. ThreeSportStar80

    ThreeSportStar80 Benched

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    Dallas won't trade for the #1 pick...
  4. Nors

    Nors Benched

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    I will cry like a baby if we throw away 2 to 3 #1'S to get the #1 pick......
  5. CowboyWay

    CowboyWay If Coach would have put me in, we'd a won State

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    Yes. In fact, I would say 99.9% of cowboy fans don't believe we will get the #1 pick.

    And God help us if we do. I will cry.
  6. jakeblaze+

    jakeblaze+ New Member

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    I'm with you, I will cry if we give away that many draft picks for 1 guy.
    the #1 pick will cost us too much $$$$$$ that we can use towards signing
    some of our other guys or FA's.
  7. Romo2Dez4six

    Romo2Dez4six Touchdown!!!!

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    im thinking we will get the chiefs pick which will be a top 5. JJ said yesterday he was talking to carl on the phone. just a thought nothing to it
  8. Nors

    Nors Benched

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    In a such a deep draft I can see us swapping up 4-6 spots to get a player. It's way too pricey to even consider going up to #1 overall.
  9. Jordan55

    Jordan55 Active Member

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    There really is no one player at the top of the draft, that I would think we give away the farm to get, This is going to be a good draft their is plenty of good talent available
  10. Romo2Dez4six

    Romo2Dez4six Touchdown!!!!

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    i would like a top 10 we don't need the number 1 pick
  11. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Right here. There is no way, and I mean NO WAY we trade up for the #1 pick. Book it!
  12. 03EBZ06

    03EBZ06 Need2Speed

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    No, we don't need it and it is way too costly.
  13. marchetta

    marchetta Well-Known Member

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    Just to clarify things. I didn't mean to give the impression, in the thread starter, that I wanted Dallas to trade up to #1. I just wanted your opinions on if you thought something was in the works between JJ & BP. I think DMac is a talented player, but the cost/risk of moving up to get him are too great. I would much rather stay where we are and get players like R.Rice/L.Sweed/A.Cason/Talib/Doucet etc. I just hope JJ infatuation with DMac doesn't make him risk the future of this franchise on a player that is far from a sure thing.

    COWBOYSNUM1 Active Member

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    I don't really expect us to trade up either. I also agree with the above posters that think this would be too costly AND a BAD IDEA. But his idea is not out of the realm of possibility. Earlier this season Jerry made a statement that if you have a team that is a SuperBowl contender, it might make more sense to package up multiple picks to get that one "WOW PLAYER". If he thinks that McFadden is that player, he might just do this.

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