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News: DMN: Will Cowboys make any moves at trade deadline? Stephen Jones: ‘I don’t think so’

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Oct 31, 2012.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    By Jon Machota / Special Contributor
    jmachota@dallasnews.com
    1:29 pm on October 31, 2012 | Permalink
    IRVING — The NFL trade deadline was moved back to Thursday because of Hurricane Sandy, giving teams two additional days to negotiate.
    So, will the Cowboys be making any moves between now and 3 p.m. (CST) on Nov. 1?

    When asked that question on Wednesday, Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones responded: “I don’t think so.”

    “Everybody believes they’re right around the corner to breaking even and maybe getting a little bit ahead of it,” Jones said during his weekly appearance on 105.3 The Fan [KRLD-FM]. “So no one really wants to part with somebody that they think can help them win this year. We’re the same way. You want to make sure that you have your depth. This day and time … after you get through the top echelon of starters and really top backups, which most people won’t part with, then everybody starts to get pretty even. We’re trading a guy for your guy … but they’re not difference makers. Everybody’s looking for somebody that’ll really help their team and unfortunately there’s not many guys like that out there.


    Read the rest: http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/2...-deadline-stephen-jones-i-dont-think-so.html/
     
  2. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    Where is Hershal Walker when we need him? :laugh2:
     
  3. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    That is why the NFL trade dead line should still be pushed out by about 2-3 more weeks.

    Then we will have teams at 3-5 3-6 etc and willing to make changes because they are in a bigger bind
     
  4. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    I like that idea;)
     
  5. Sportsbabe

    Sportsbabe Well-Known Member

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    This entire organization has lost their minds.
     
  6. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    Really when we have had one trade so far the Detroit trade for a WR Mike Williams
     
  7. punchnjudy

    punchnjudy Well-Known Member

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    You mean where is Mike Lynn when we need him?
     
  8. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Best GM the Cowboys ever had.;)
     
  9. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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    Yeah, because we are so good we can't improve.
     
  10. Sportsbabe

    Sportsbabe Well-Known Member

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    Ya heard.
     
  11. Boys122

    Boys122 Well-Known Member

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    The only move I would make if one were to be made, would be a move to accumulate more picks because we need'em.
     
  12. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    I get what Stephen is saying, but when you see the good job we do with street free agents, you've got to figure we could probably do a similar job with that next level of talent, too. Unless the reason we do well with the street guys isn't an advantage when it comes to roster players because it would amount to tampering...
     
  13. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Picks won't do any good if we're not able to keep the players we've got from turning over the ball.
     
  14. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    FYI, mid-season trades in the NFL are extremely rare.

    This isn't baseball.
     
  15. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    Been telling people this since Monday when the Stephen Jackson rumors hit the wires.
     
  16. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    Jerry Jones is going to price-line.com:laugh1:
     

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