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News: DMN:Is the next Laurent Robinson already on the Cowboys' roster? Jerry Jones thinks

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  1. cowboyjoe

    cowboyjoe Well-Known Member

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    http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/a...-a.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

    The Cowboys will continue to look for a veteran receiver in free agency - Arizona's Early Doucet could be a good fit - but might also use the draft in April to pursue a third receiver.

    Owner Jerry Jones said at the NFL Combine that the next Robinson could already be on the roster with Andre Holmes, who spent most of last season on the practice squad and has yet to play in a regular-season game.

    McKinney North product Raymond Radway is also a possibility. He missed his rookie season recovering from a broken leg he suffered on the last play of the preseason after a standout training camp. Dwayne Harris spent his rookie season last year splitting time on the active roster and practice squad and the Cowboys didn't offer contracts to restricted free agent Kevin Ogletree and exclusive rights free agent Jesse Holley.
  2. John813

    John813 Active Member

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    I'm fine with going into TC with we have and then if we have issues look for the next LR during preseason.
  3. The30YardSlant

    The30YardSlant Benched

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    I think the luck that has befallen this organization with undrafted/low-round guys like Romo, Austin, Ratliff and Robinson has spoiled Jerry into thinking that it will just keep turning out that way.

    Dallas is the EXTREME outlier when it comes to players like this and, regardless of talent evaluation, luck plays a big part in it. It is foolish and irresponsible to expect it to continue IMO. Go sign a veteran receiver.
  4. iceberg

    iceberg detoxed...part 2 Zone Supporter

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    robinson was a great distraction.

    he will never be worth his payday.
  5. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    If Holmes puts up 11 TD's in the next 3 years, we'll be lucky.

    Im so sick of hearing about this guy being the next big thing.. is that why he's floundering around practice squads?

    He and Radway.. enough about both of them until they at least show something in an actual game.


    /rant.
  6. Hussein

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    We need to make sure we definitely have a good 3rd receiver. 1st, Austin & Dez get hurt too much, and 2nd you saw how valuable LR was. It makes our offense that much better. I don't want to rely on Radway or whoever else.
  7. mortboy

    mortboy Active Member

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    Has anyone heard anything at all about Teddy Williams? He was switched to WR for CB midway through the 2010 season. He was on the practice squad for the past two years. I know he is very fast, nice size (6'3") but have not heard a thing about him for the past 1.5 years. I don't have much faith that he will ever amount to anything in the NFL, but was wondering.

    I am guessing we have kept him around due to his raw potential, but nothing on his progress.
  8. Yuma Cactus

    Yuma Cactus Active Member

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    I am hoping that Jerrah's enthusiasm about Holmes is because Jimmy Robinson sees something in the young man.
  9. JohnsKey19

    JohnsKey19 Well-Known Member

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    I agree. I like the enthusiasm they have about Holmes. But please, go sign a good vet WR. An injury to either of our starters puts our WR situation in a bad spot especially early in the season.
  10. Wolfpack

    Wolfpack Well-Known Member

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    Not sure WR is Jerry's point of expertise.

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