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News: DC: Cowboys Agree To Deal With Veteran DE Jeremy Mincey

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by NewsBot, Mar 12, 2014.

  1. CowboyStar88

    CowboyStar88 Well-Known Member

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    So I can't wait for the 7-9 6-10 stuff I'm so giddy!!! Woohoo
     
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  2. Alexander

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

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    Another average player who starts out strong then suddenly hits a wall when teams figure out what his name is?

    Sign me up.
     
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  3. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    LMAO, EXACTLY. I don't like the move either...
     
  4. noshame

    noshame I'm not dead yet...... Zone Supporter

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    Starters are over rated............:confused:
     
  5. AmishCowboy

    AmishCowboy if you ain't first, you're last

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    Ha, Ha!
     
  6. theSHOW

    theSHOW Benched

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    I like both signings today. Smart football. I asked for 2 defensive linemen and Jerry delivered. Can't pay everybody 10 mil per. 133 million divided by 53 is about a little over 2 mil per player. This today shows that Jerry wants depth and the Cowboys defensive front is already better than last seasons scrub line led by DeMarcus.
     
  7. Carolina Cowboy

    Carolina Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    My faith in Jerrah is that if he put both hands on his *** while looking for it, he would be surprised. I know I would.
     
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  8. udas

    udas Active Member

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    uhhh at this point were not better, we just have more rotational players
     
  9. theSHOW

    theSHOW Benched

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    the new guys will be in a rotation. Depth is better and the team is better. Disagree with the masses.
     
  10. 17yearsandcounting

    17yearsandcounting Benched

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    We signed a guy that got cut for not going to meetings and not caring, and a guy with 8 solo tackles and no sacks. The team just picked even more garbage off the scrap heap, and there is no way the team is better without Hatcher around.
     
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  11. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    Competition.
     
  12. theSHOW

    theSHOW Benched

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    Hatcher is not officially gone. And free agency is not over. We are better for 2014 and the future the minute Ware was released.
     
  13. Alexander

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

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    That is fine. It is just a little backwards to give a $2M guarantee to a player like that.
     
  14. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    He's a rotational guy, which is exactly what we need, depth.
     
  15. KB1122

    KB1122 Well-Known Member

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    Depth is what we needed two days ago. Now we need starters.
     
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  16. Alexander

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

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    And that is what you sign, at the end of free agency, where you can get players on the cheap.

    I would get this move if Mincey were a few years younger. But he's not.
     
  17. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    It's not like there's a plethora of talent out there. Sure there are guys like Jared Allen and Julius Peppers, but we just got rid of an old guy with a huge contract, why are we going to take on another old guy with a huge contract? People get carried away with names, and forget that depth is every bit as important as the guys who are starting, especially in a 4-man front. Our best option might be to keep adding depth, and grab a "big name" in the draft.

    Let me ask you, how would you handle the DL problem right now? Who's out there that you want us to sign?
     
  18. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    I get it, but who do you want them to throw money at right now? Keep in mind that we need roughly $5 million to sign our draft picks. Our current situation is what you get when you throw money at older players, and have a QB making over $100 million. It's going to be this way for a couple of years. We're only 24 full hours into free agency, and the off-season is still young, there's a lot that can happen.
     
  19. Alexander

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

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    I would rather keep the powder dry, as I have said before. Frittering away $2M in guaranteed money, right now, is just not the best practice.

    If this signing happened three/four weeks from now, doubt I would care this much.
     
  20. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    Honestly, Mincey would not be there in a month. I completely get where you're coming from, but it's not like signing him is going to take away from our ability to sign someone else. If there's something we really want, we can clear up as much space as we want to get him.
     

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