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News: DMN Blog: Cowboys DE Igor Olshansky cut: 'It was kind of in the making'

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  1. Arch Stanton

    Arch Stanton it was the grave marked unknown right beside

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  2. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    Igor Olshansky could sense this day was coming. "It was kind of in the making," Olshansky, 29, said.

    Olshansky sensed he would be odd man out in the Cowboys' defensive-end rotation when they acquired Kenyon Coleman and re-signed both Marcus Spears and Jason Hatcher earlier this summer.

    "It was a numbers thing more than anything," said Olshansky . "They had signed three linemen and had five ends for four spots."

    By cutting Olshansky, the Cowboys will save $3.335 million, the base salary the eight-year defensive end was scheduled to make in 2011.

    Read the rest: http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/archives/2011/09/cowboys-de-igor-olshansky-cut.html
  3. roughneck266

    roughneck266 Well-Known Member

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    Probably didnt have to be Miss Cleo to figure it out. As for being the "odd man out" well yeah you were the odd one that wasnt doing your job so yeah you're out.
  4. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    I sensed it when he repeatedly ended up ten yards downfield on his keester.
  5. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Well, yeah that and the fact you sucked!!!
  6. BHendri5

    BHendri5 Well-Known Member

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    LOL, he says it was a numbers thing, naw it was a production thing.
  7. Joshmvii

    Joshmvii Cowboys baby!

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    It was a numbers thing, as in the number of good plays he produced since signing here was not nearly high enough.
  8. FiveTime

    FiveTime Active Member Zone Supporter

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    He'll sign with the Texans tomorrow.
  9. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Probably. He'll get another job pretty quickly I would think.
  10. AMERICAS_FAN

    AMERICAS_FAN Active Member

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    "It was a 'YOU SUCK' thing more than anything," said AMERICAS_FAN.
  11. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    You bet.

    He underwhelmed and thus it became a "numbers thing."
  12. jblaze2004

    jblaze2004 Well-Known Member

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    he knew the day was coming and played like it. He wasn't this bad (this preseason) last year.
  13. Manster54

    Manster54 Active Member

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    While I agree he played poorly, your logic does not quite fit. He had plenty of motivation to play well to be picked up by another team if he lost his job with the 'Boys. I'm sure he wanted to do well, but was not good enough to justify his contract.
  14. ThreeSportStar80

    ThreeSportStar80 Benched

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    Goood bye! I'm glad he's gone actually... Under performing was his specialty.

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