Discussion in 'News Zone' started by NewsBot, Mar 24, 2014.
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Rules out Kevin Williams anybody else remotely close to being in the NFL retirement home.
So why bring in Jared Allen for a visit?? I don't think you can just have a cut and dry "we will not sign anyone over 30" type attitude.
I don't think KW is going to get big money anymore though.
Leverage against Melton maybe?
He's never missed a game.
In the same article Stephen did say there will be exceptions to that rule.
Maybe Allen is one of those exceptions- if the price is right.
Isn't Brandon Weeden over 30?
He's not saying he won't sign any over-30 players, he's saying they will try not to overpay declining players, often.
Pats and Steelers have been doing it for years; we're just now catching on.
Better late than never, I guess.
Yeah, which is why they prefaced that there may be exceptions, but I think think they may not be as generous with the big money deals to the homegrown players as in the past.
It isn't possible to get burned by a minimum salary player.
Listening to the Jone's talk is comical. They all talk in circles and make idiotic statements. Now Stephen is learning to be dumb like his Dad. Making that statement alone is flat out stupid. I'm guessing if Denver didn't sign grampa Manning, they would not know what a Super Bowl looked like.
Again, and you said it didn't work out for us. What didn't work was the fact that you can't draft, and your coaching staff is a joke. Start there.
It would have been nice if they decided to do this pre Romo But better late than never.
Jones says they're changing a philosophy that many of us have wanted (begged for) for years — Barber, T.O., Austin, Rat, Bigg, Romo, etc. — and people still complain.
Only in Cowboys land.
This plan sounds good to me.
The light bulb seems to have finally come on.
It seems some can't be happy or positive.
That's about the size of it.
It does seem that way.
Though, in defense of the usually Grumbly Gusses on the forum here, this seems like a lesson we really ought not to have had to have learned the hard way. I'd have made an exception for Ware, since he's a generational player and showed zero signs of going off the rails when we had to extend him, but it still turned out to be a mistake. The Ratliff deal was a huge and obvious gaffe at the time.
The other problem we've had--and I hope they've learned from it--is getting in positions where we've had to extend younger players based off of an insufficient body of work. Barber, Austin, Free deals were all crap shoots we probably should not have been in in the first place. Either play them sooner, or extend them earlier after you've had two years to make a judgement. Don't wait for a contract-year explosion and then roll the dice on a long term deal.