News: DMN: Cowboys receiver Miles Austin feels fine: 'I'm playing in the game' Sunday

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  1. hornitosmonster

    hornitosmonster Well-Known Member

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    I would like the team to stick with the Rookie. Miles days are numbered and time to get Williams the reps. Not only because he is the future #2 but because he is a better option than Miles.
     
  2. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    Whoa, whoa.. whoa.

    Settle down with that simple logic there.. we have "Cowboys fans" around.
     
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  3. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    You hate to defend a homegrown player on the team you love? A guy who worked his way up from nowhere to become a pro bowl caliber player, mainly through hard work and strong will?
     
  4. TheEnigma

    TheEnigma Anomaly

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    I'm glad to have Miles back but he isn't the same player he used to be after all these injuries.

    I'd like to see them kind of limit his snaps Sunday by playing him in the slot on 3 wide receiver sets but leaving Williams on the outside when we only have 2 receivers on the field.
     
  5. Vintage

    Vintage The Cult of Jib

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    Type slower. Cowboys fans can't keep up with dem fancy words and such.
     
  6. Toruk_Makto

    Toruk_Makto Well-Known Member

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    Austin has no fear of TW in losing the number 2 spot. Which is funny we are talking about this after how people talked about TW after the Chargers game. But have people forgotten that the plan was always to have TW on the outside and Austin in the slot?

    I mean did people forget all of training camp and the offseason?

    You realize this is why we started the kid outside from essentially day 1. We wanted him to grow in the role while being able to be eased in due to the presence of Dez, Miles and Witten.
     
  7. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    A little bit of Beasley I think is on Austin's mind, A little bit of Williams and Austin feels just fine.
     
  8. Wood

    Wood Well-Known Member

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    honestly I would rather see Williams and Beasley get more playing time. I am pretty certain Miles is gone after this year so Dallas should invest their time and resources for their future.
     
  9. 65fastback2plus2

    65fastback2plus2 Well-Known Member

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    $10 it gets messed up again during the game sunday
     
  10. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Given Austin's health history, you are preaching to the choir.
     
  11. cowboys1981

    cowboys1981 Well-Known Member

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    I'm happy he's back. We can use him. He's more proven than Williams and Beasley combined. Having him will keep fresh legs out there and gives us depth.
     
  12. nake

    nake Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    I don't see why Miles won't be here next year, if he can get healthy and stay that way. It isn't until 2016 when his salary jumps into the area where only big stars actually get paid that much - 11.38 million. Next year his salary is 5.5 million and in 2015 it is 6.9 million.
     
  13. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    Hey, can someone put some music to this?:)
     
  14. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    I can understand why they would get rid of him. That is 5.5 million to a part time player. His injury history makes him a 5.5 million dollar gamble on a player that is very likely going to be injured when he is needed most.
     
  15. DallasDW00ds0n

    DallasDW00ds0n Well-Known Member

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    I give him 3 quarters
     
  16. Beast_from_East

    Beast_from_East Well-Known Member

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    Exactly.

    You dont pay guys that spend more time in the tub than on the field almost $6 large. Like Steven Jones once said, "you cant make the club in the tub".

    Austin either needs to decide to sack up and play through the injury or put his house on the market because this play one week, sit one week, play one week, sit one week crap is not cutting it.
     
  17. Apollo Creed

    Apollo Creed Stackin and Processin, Well

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    For a quarter or two.
     
  18. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    The Terrance Williams effect LOL
     
  19. DallasDW00ds0n

    DallasDW00ds0n Well-Known Member

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    I give him 3 quarters
     
  20. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    My goodness, you guys act like he violated your sister...the guy has issues with his hamstrings...is he brittle? perhaps...is he our 2nd best WR? certainly...and, IMO, he isn't taking snaps away from Williams, he is taking them away from Beasley, Escobar, and Hanna (the latter two in the passing game, not from a blocking perspective)

    the offense, when healthy, is at it's best with Dez and TW on the outside and Miles in the slot...we should see that against the 28th rated defense against the pass on sunday night (they are also 31st against the run)....
     

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