Marion Barber

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by da_boyz_mk, Nov 25, 2006.

  1. da_boyz_mk

    da_boyz_mk How 'Bout Dem Cowboys

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    Does anyone know the contract status of Marion Barber like how many years are left on his contract?..This guy could start for a lot of teams out there. Should the front office think about extending his contract like Philly always seems to do with their young guys before their stock gets too high.

    Just a thought i had
  2. miamicowboy21

    miamicowboy21 Active Member

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    I was thinking the same thing. I think we still have him for two more years, but someone may offer him a huge deal as an restricted free agent, so it would be wise for us to lock him up. Teams die for that kind of production in the red zone.
  3. sjordan6

    sjordan6 Member

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    Barber was fourth round pick and signed for four years. this is only his second year and he has two more years after this season. They are safe with him. Jones will be in his fourth year next season and will have one more year after that so the question will be do you resign him. But right now the Cowboys are set in their contract situations. Newman will be a FA after next season so that is the only player of significance that the Cowboys will look to resign.
  4. Chuck 54

    Chuck 54 Well-Known Member

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    While JJ is our starting RB, I think Barber would actually draw more interest on the open market.

    Most teams aren't looking for their front line starter, but a guy who can contribute and possibly be a front line starter. Regardless of where you stand on the JJ/Barber RB discussion, I think it's clear that Barber would be the guy most sought by other teams due to his blocking, goal line reputation, and 3rd down position.

    Unless a team wants JJ to be their starting RB, he hasn't shown the type of power or receiving game to make teams want to ante up some serious cash for him. Barber has proven more versatile. We will take care of his contract...I think he's of more value to the Cowboys and harder to replace, even if he isn't the starter.
  5. conner01

    conner01 Well-Known Member

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    i like jones but barber would be harder to replace than jones.mb3 is so good in short yardage and could carry the load if he needed guess would be if we could only keep one that one would be mb3, but both are set till after next year then who knows we may just draft mcfaddin and let jones go elsewhere
  6. yesfan

    yesfan Well-Known Member

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    I like the way they're both playing,hell for that
    matter the whole team,but i would really pay attention to
    them both next season,and if they're playing at this level,
    sign them both to extensions.
  7. dogunwo

    dogunwo Waves that make you sea-sick Zone Supporter

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    Barber's nose for the endzone would earn him some dollars.
  8. DallasDomination

    DallasDomination Well-Known Member

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    If Dallas were to ever let Marion Barber go I would flip the hell out!..He is vital to our success..He stays, PEriOD!.
  9. Big Dakota

    Big Dakota New Member

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    [​IMG] Marion Barber | Running Back

    TEAM: Dallas Cowboys HEIGHT/WEIGHT:6'0' / 212 DOB:6/10/1983 AGE:23 COLLEGE:Minnesota CONTRACT INFO: Signed a five-year contract on 7/28/2005. Details
    [​IMG][​IMG] Contract Information for Marion Barber[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Signed a five-year contract on 7/28/2005. Barber's base salaries will be, for 2006: $310,000, 2007: $385,000, 2008: $460,000, 2009: $545,000.

    [​IMG] Julius Jones | Running Back

    TEAM: Dallas Cowboys HEIGHT/WEIGHT:5'10' / 205 DOB:8/14/1981 AGE:25 COLLEGE:Notre Dame CONTRACT INFO: 2006: $385,000, 2007: $460,000, 2008: $545,000, 2009: $545,000, 2010: Free Agent.

    these are from and they are usually very accurate. Of course any "outs" are not listed.
  10. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    The question about Barber is could he last a whole season as the primary guy. He has never done that. A lot of backups have looked good part time but when the call came they failed.
  11. CrazyCowboy

    CrazyCowboy Well-Known Member

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    Don't worry, Mr. Jones always takes care of the deserving players....and sometimes the not-so-deserving (Vandy)
  12. da_boyz_mk

    da_boyz_mk How 'Bout Dem Cowboys

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    that is a very legitimate question. i think a lot of teams will pay for that potential although they haven't necessarily seen it on a consistent basis.
    This guy has a bright future. i just hope it's in big D
  13. DallasDomination

    DallasDomination Well-Known Member

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    I like how We're playing them right now...JJ and barber compliment eachother.

    Keep them both.
  14. Da Hammer

    Da Hammer The Natural

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    Barber is quickly becoming my 2nd favorite player on the team after you know who, so we better lock him up long-term. i think in a year or two he will become our starter and we will draft somebody to replace Jones. i wouldnt mind keeping Jones but RB's normally dont have a long career so i think it would be better to draft some fresher legs to replace Jones in 2 years.
  15. hogwild

    hogwild Member

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    the same could be said for JJ :D
  16. 88 enough said

    88 enough said Member

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    well you can't pay every player or keep every player if you want salary cap flexibility. We will aparently have a large quarterback cap number in the near future. Just remember its hard to let players go but if you fall in love with them you cant maintain a quality team over the years.
  17. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    JJ was the main guy for ND his senior year. Barber never was in college.

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