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Matt Johnson

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by LatinMind, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    Today while i was listening to Cowboys Break, They made a great point concerning Matt Johnson. Is the guy even relevant right now? I know the team likes him, but have them even seen him in action? I dont recall if he was ever in any practices or what's his deal.
  2. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Yes, he did get in some practices. Garrett specifically said that they really liked what they saw in practice.

    He is a guy that you bring to training camp and see what happens. You can't alter any plans based on him, IMO. They must have a legit 3rd option in case Church can't fully recover from the achilles injury.
  3. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    I remember when people said the same things about Chad Henning. I bet they did about Roger too. I think it's stupid to write him off this soon.
  4. TheSport78

    TheSport78 The Excellence of Execution

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    If the Cowboys don't try and upgrade the safety position because of a 4th round pick from a small school who couldn't get on the field because he was injured all year long, then there's a serious problem.

    Act like Matt Johnson isn't on the team, and if he pans out, it's an added bonus.
  5. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    this would be smart.
  6. JohnsKey19

    JohnsKey19 Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have examples of a DB returning to action the following year after an achilles tear? Can we realistically expect Church to be effective in 2013?

    Overall this could be our weakest position on the roster...
  7. TheSport78

    TheSport78 The Excellence of Execution

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    I'd be ecstatic with FS Byrd in free agency or Eric Reid/T.J. McDonald in the 2nd.
  8. Shinywalrus

    Shinywalrus Active Member

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    He'll have the opportunity to be just as much on the radar as 2013 draft picks, it should be assumed, if not a bit more.

    He'll have time to compete for snaps if he's healthy.
  9. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    I agree with the notion of act like he's not on the team. This is a seriously Deep draft at Safety. Id have him platoon with Church and go after one of the ballhawking S'. The great thing about Church is the guys contract is great. If he starts he's great value and if he's a situational S playing in packages then his value is on par with his contract.
  10. AdamJT13

    AdamJT13 Salary Cap Analyst

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    I'd pretend that Sensabaugh and/or Church aren't on the team, either.
  11. ThrowuptheXDez88

    ThrowuptheXDez88 Well-Known Member

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    This safety group coming out in this 2013 draft looks like a solid group & I might be inclined to use that 2nd round pick on one of the guys who fall after Vacarro & Reid.. Elam may be that 3rd safety, & even he could go late 1st if he lights it up at the combine and workouts
  12. TheSport78

    TheSport78 The Excellence of Execution

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    Ha, good point.
  13. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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  14. Yakuza Rich

    Yakuza Rich Well-Known Member

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    So does the football when it's being thrown by opposing QB's.


  15. cml750

    cml750 Well-Known Member

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    I remember Kevin Smith becoming a pass interference call waiting to happen after returning from an achilles injury.
  16. maxdallasfan

    maxdallasfan Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    I would pretend that we have no Offensive lineman on the roster too.
  17. sonnyboy

    sonnyboy Benched

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    I love all these useless responses. "Lets pretend he doesn't exist".

    OK So what are all advocating? We use our 1st rd pick on a safety or FA $ we don't have?
  18. da_whiz_kid

    da_whiz_kid Active Member

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  19. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    So what was the "great point"?
  20. Mr Cowboy

    Mr Cowboy Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Don't forget we have McCray, who gained a lot of experience this year!:laugh2: :laugh1: :eek:

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