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Twitter: OG Nate Livings and DT Travis Chappelear released

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Sep 5, 2013.

  1. WoodysGirl

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

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  2. CowboyStar88

    CowboyStar88 Well-Known Member

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    One down one to go! Yeah buddy! Do they save any cap money?
     
  3. ABQcowboyJR

    ABQcowboyJR Well-Known Member

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    Anybody know the cap ramifications of this? Does the rest of Livings guaranteed money hit the cap right now?
     
  4. Lonestar94

    Lonestar94 Well-Known Member

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    Good.

    Scared me for a moment, I saw this thread from the main screen and it said Nate Livings and Travis.... Thought Frederick was injured or something and not playing Sunday.
     
  5. Mr Cowboy

    Mr Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    Supposedly it costs the same to keep him or release him.
     
  6. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Good. The rumors (and they're just rumors, but I believe them based off of how the team has acted this offseason) that he was lazy in his rehab and welcoming IR because of the guarantees in his contract really turned me off on Livings. I guess we were waiting on his cap hit to make sure we could get the Waters deal done.
     
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  7. jack2

    jack2 Member

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    According to David Moore, Livings was released today from IR.!
     
  8. WoodysGirl

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

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    Todd Archer 5 wonders from the other day....

    http://espn.go.com/blog/dallas/cowboys/post/_/id/4714037/5-wonders-can-pro-scouts-hit-again
     
  9. boysfanindc

    boysfanindc Well-Known Member

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    Says injury settlement, so hopefully it is for less then what he was due.
     
  10. BAZ

    BAZ Drunken Mick

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    They Livings/Berny experiment will always be a head scratcher, along with the revolving door at TE2.
     
  11. CowboyStar88

    CowboyStar88 Well-Known Member

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    I posted that the other day and I couldn't find where I read them. Do you remember where you heard this? It's frustrating me and @RoyTheHammer asked me
     
  12. Nirvana

    Nirvana Well-Known Member

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    I take this to mean we are officially done with him and hope he signs with another team to make some of his salary back against the cap.
     
  13. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    I got it from Talking Cowboys about two weeks back. Mickey started it, saying that Livings had been virtually unseen around the DC complex for rehab during the offseason, and that he was pretty non-challant about his effort since camp had started. As if he had no intention of competing for his starting job.
    Broaddus was more obviously disdainful, saying he'd cut the guy outright and take the cap hit and move on.

    Who knows for sure, but I'd say it's a pretty safe bet if these two have the opinion publicly, that they've heard as much and worse behind the scenes. Pretty gross behavior for a guy on what's basically a two-year deal for a team at a position of relative need.
     
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  14. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    The cap hit remains the same. He already got paid the upfront bonus.
     
  15. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    Yet another strike against this supposed better talent acquisition under the vigilant gaze of jason garrett
     
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  16. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    Livings basically checked out the minute Jerry's signing bonus check cleared. It was Mission Accompished that very moment.

    I've got a feeling Spencer will do the same thing. Don't give him a big deal.
     
  17. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    No, it was a reaction to Jerry's insistence on ignoring the offensive line need and trading away a second-round pick to go up and get Mo Claiborne.
     
  18. Vintage

    Vintage The Cult of Jib

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    So ... We take the cap hit this year and its off the books for next offseason?
     
  19. Supercowboy1986

    Supercowboy1986 Well-Known Member

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    not necassairly true. callahan hand picked livings and bern
     
  20. WoodysGirl

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

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