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Twitter: Miles Austin may be shut down in order to get healthy

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. WoodysGirl

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

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    Clarence Hill ‏@clarencehilljr 38s
    Jason Garrett intimated the team may shut down Miles Austin to get him healthy. It's easy to do now with Williams and Beasley playing well
     
  2. Crown Royal

    Crown Royal Insulin Beware

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    Crap. Gonna miss his production.
     
  3. jblaze2004

    jblaze2004 Well-Known Member

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    ^^^^^lmao good one
     
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  4. sunbum

    sunbum Well-Known Member

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    being relegated to shoelace tying duties (I don't have source for this)!

    Till when, how long?
     
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  5. elcowboi

    elcowboi Active Member

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    That may be the best thing for the team. He isn't playing as fast as Williams or Beasley anyway. He is stopping there progress right now. I'd say give him until after the bye week. That'll give plenty of time to see what you have in the two youngsters.
     
  6. starfrombirth

    starfrombirth Well-Known Member

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    I heard that in his presser as well.... didn't say he would for sure tho or for how long if he did.
     
  7. Crown Royal

    Crown Royal Insulin Beware

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    Honestly I think it's best. Who knows if/when Williams or Beasly get hurt, put Austin on rocks so we can leverage the depth. I said it in another thread and I'll say it here, Austin is still a threat with the ball in his hands. A couple of curl routes and missed tackles and he can have 60 yards on two catches with that YAC. Get him healthy and make a run in Nov/Dec.
     
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  8. BAT

    BAT Mr. Fixit

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    Cowboys are doing the right thing. Miles, like Ware, need to get as close to 100% as possible. Cowboys can afford it right now with the production of its young guns.
     
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  9. coult44

    coult44 Well-Known Member

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    Hasn't he been shut down for the better part of two years?
     
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  10. TheCowboy

    TheCowboy The Teen

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    Miles is a good guy, but some things need to be done. This is a business
     
  11. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Sounds like Trade Speak to me.
     
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  12. Crown Royal

    Crown Royal Insulin Beware

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    I can't see even getting a 7th for his contract and production.
     
  13. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    The question is who are we trying to get. Who would trade for a WR with shoelaces for hamstrings
     
  14. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    Shutdown? we're those Garrett's words?
     
  15. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    Probably until after the bye.
     
  16. Stinger_Splash

    Stinger_Splash Active Member

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    He needs to be cut. He's a waste of space. Harris is better than him at this point.
     
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  17. ninja

    ninja Numbnuts

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    Miles just got another injury these past two weeks: his pride. And this one might take a while to heal. First symptom is player feeling like team doesn't need him anymore. Second symptom is team exploring trade options.

    A trade (good luck with an oft-injured high salary player) or cut can't come soon enough. The only part that hurts is the hit to the cap.
     
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  18. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    I was talking to my Son just the other day about this. I have no proof but I was telling him that I suspected Miles might be reading the tea leaves and shutting it down to save himself already. He may not be as injured as you think but who really knows?
     
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  19. starfrombirth

    starfrombirth Well-Known Member

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    It was the reporters and then (paraphrasing) Jason said that it was a possibility with the way the other receivers were playing.
     
  20. Gameover

    Gameover Well-Known Member

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    Wink!

    The Williams era is official

    Williams catches a 30+ yard TD Sunday. Book it
     

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