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Twitter: Miles Austin officially released

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Mar 12, 2014.

  1. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    So--that would be a no for the Ring of Honor?
  2. FiveRings

    FiveRings Well-Known Member

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    No, In Jerry's world, that game against KC probably assured him a spot in the RoH.
  3. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Shut up and play! Staff Member

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    Also for clarity...

  4. Apollo Creed

    Apollo Creed Stackin and Processin, Well

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    Miles Austin - holding it down since 2010.
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  5. bsheeern

    bsheeern Well-Known Member

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    Well I know without a doubt 1000% that When you designate someone as a June 1 cut the player and his current contract remain officially on the books until June 1.

    That is my point. As you can see people, rightfully so, can be very confused about this type of cut. As it stands for our team he officially is still on the books. So none of this savings can be used. So as the Cowboys stand none of this money will officially be taken off of the books nor is it allowed to be used until June 1.
  6. dupree89

    dupree89 Well-Known Member

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    So, the # 1 and # 2 guys that I wanted gone....are gone or about to be gone. ( 94, 19).

    I was done with # 19 after that Baltimore game where they were running a hurry up and he decided to take a leisurely stroll back to the huddle. Some guys are just not winning players, and this guy is one of them, IMO.
  7. bsheeern

    bsheeern Well-Known Member

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    And saves bonus money that would be due if he was just cut on June 1 versus designated as a June 1 cut. The rule gives the team the ability to avoid paying the player a bloated salary while also avoiding more cap problems. But by no means is it going to be a way to spend more money in the early stages of free agency and it does nothing to improve a teams cap position in March.
  8. bsheeern

    bsheeern Well-Known Member

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    Yeah but the only thing that is official is that he is not on the team. None of these savings from this type of maneuver can be used until June 1. That's why i said the Cowboys cannot use this money officially until June 1. they can talk to players they can talk to draftees about contracts but they can't officially sign anyone with the savings until June 1
  9. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Shut up and play! Staff Member

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    Tomato, tomahto.. lol

    We're talking about two different things, but have made the same point. I was talking roster spot. You're talking about the cap savings.

    Roster spot gone = official

    Official Cap savings = after June 1
  10. bsheeern

    bsheeern Well-Known Member

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    Yes it does. it makes a huge difference. If they waited until June 1 to cut him they would have to pay him all kinds of bonuses. By designating him as a June 1 cut it allows the team to remove player bonuses that would be due if he was on the roster June 1.

    I really think you're getting confused between the designated June 1 cut and an actual June 1 cut
  11. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Shut up and play! Staff Member

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    No, I'm not. You're just addressing a point that I've never made or even concerned myself with.
  12. bsheeern

    bsheeern Well-Known Member

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    Well the move wasn't made for a roster spot. The rule wasn't created for a roster spot. The whole point of the move & rule is money. Which officially cannot be used until June 1.
  13. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Shut up and play! Staff Member

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    Not that I never understood that point, but I'm gonna concede this discussion to you.
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  14. bsheeern

    bsheeern Well-Known Member

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    I'm not trying to step on your toes but I think you originally addressed my point said I was incorrect. And that point was that him being at Valley Ranch meant nothing because he has been designated as a June 1 cut. And furthermore that officially means nothing financially for this team until June 1. And this move was made 1000% based on financial reasons.
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  15. bsheeern

    bsheeern Well-Known Member

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    I guess I mis read this then. My apologies
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  16. bsheeern

    bsheeern Well-Known Member

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    Okay then where's my trophy? Or some type of t shirt would be nice.
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  17. Coy

    Coy Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for that.
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  18. CosmicCowboy

    CosmicCowboy Member

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    trick hamstrings....LMAF......
  19. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Austin is holding it for you at the airport.
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  20. GimmeTheBall!

    GimmeTheBall! Junior College Transfer

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    Don't let the door hurt you as you leaf.

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