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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. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    What do you think Indy might give for a Vet WR now that they just lost Reggie Wayne?
     
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  2. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    Then it would be stupid on the Cowboys part because zero production helps no one, we cannot get value,, and no team will be willing to take on his salary.
     
  3. reddyuta

    reddyuta Well-Known Member

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    i have no problem with this but we have depth issues at WR,we should bring up Tim benford from the PS.
     
  4. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe Richardson if what some of the things I hear is true.
     
  5. cowboyfan4life_mark

    cowboyfan4life_mark 5 outta 8 ain't bad

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    Miles for Jonathon Stewart/Panthers?
    Dont see that happening though.
     
  6. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    Is this the word to sling around when one get's dramatic or has a panic attack?

    Yeah, just release him, I mean if Williams goes down we have all the depth in the world. I mean look at Beasley he catches those quick out routes, like Wes. Hell he's better than Wes.

    Harris Better than Austin? Man he's better than Dez at this point.

    It makes no sense to rest Austin, and bring him back when need be. That's not what a smart coach or team would do.
     
  7. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Maybe not so stupid and a lot more value then we first thought, if true.
     
  8. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like (to me) maybe a way to say he's been benched without causing a media distraction.
     
  9. Cowboys22

    Cowboys22 Well-Known Member

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    Get him healthy for the stretch run and possible playoffs. Then corner him into a Doug Free type salary reduction during the offseason so that he can be traded next year. Draft another WR next year to replace his spot on the depth chart and go with Bryant, Williams, Beasley, and Harris for the foreseeable future.
     
  10. Deep_Freeze

    Deep_Freeze Well-Known Member

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    Benford isn't the answer. I do have a problem with all this dump Miles stuff only cause if we do, we are one injury away from Beasley starting.......and that would be a disaster.

    If we do indeed dump Miles, we will have to add a WR this offseason, no way around it. There is also no reason for us to dump him right now cause our great attribute of having a depth of weapons all of a sudden goes away.

    For now, Miles needs to stay and get healthy......next season, paycut or replace with another drafted WR ready to play.
     
  11. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    What is there to shut down?
     
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  12. Deep_Freeze

    Deep_Freeze Well-Known Member

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    I just don't think Beasley can handle the #3 full time at the moment, that drafted WR you mention will have to have the upside of playing all spots like Miles and TWill. We just can't give up our advantage of having multiple weapons by doing something stupid with Miles.
     
  13. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    The only thing I can see being the issue is, is Richardson really that good/bad?
     
  14. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Actually, if we traded Miles, we would still have Harris who can play either Slot or Outside. Would not be a terrible situation unless we lost another WR as well.
     
  15. Dash28

    Dash28 Felis silvestris catus

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    I doubt it happens, but when I heard this I thought of Colts trade.

    It's probably best for him and the team to shut him down. I believe in T Will and Bease.
     
  16. Crown Royal

    Crown Royal Insulin Beware

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    Relying on Harris scares me because of his ST work. One injury and that depth is gone.
     
  17. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Richardson is good. He is very good. He's just not as important to that offense as a good WR is right now.
     
  18. JerryJonesMustGo

    JerryJonesMustGo Well-Known Member

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    What is being said about Trent? He seems even more disinterested in Indy.
     
  19. Vinnie2u

    Vinnie2u Well-Known Member

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    Oh no Romo2Austin has to change his name..
     
  20. Crown Royal

    Crown Royal Insulin Beware

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    I have seen little to no evidence regarding Richardson being very good.
     

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