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Out of 22 Starters Only 1 Is Not Home Grown

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Vinnie2u, Jan 11, 2017.

  1. VACowboy

    VACowboy Well-Known Member

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    I LOVE THAT!
     
  2. Idgit

    Idgit That sounds really boring Staff Member

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    If we can pretend our phenom rookie QB is a liability, we can certainly pretend the drafting still hasn't improved.

    That stuff was stupid to begin with. It's been obvious for a while now what's been going on in Dallas. We've been getting consistently more talented.

    And I think 13-3 speaks for itself. Losing to a good team like GB won't change the fact that we've done a good job putting a team together. Though winning is more validation that that's true.
     
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  3. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    If a team goes into an offseason dead set on filling a specific need in FA then mistakes are likely.

    The best method is to consider the market each year and sometimes a good fit will come along. The Seahawks got Bennett and Avril one year for a bargain because they were ready when opportunity was there.
     
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  4. Q_the_man

    Q_the_man Well-Known Member

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    Free and Leary not home grown
     
  5. RXP

    RXP Well-Known Member

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    Free was the Cowboys 4th round pick and Leary was an undrafted free agent signed by the Cowboys.
     
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  6. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Free was a cowboys 4th round pick.

    Leary was signed as a udfa by the Cowboys.

    Carr and T. McClain appear to be the only starters that were with other teams.

    Irving might start but he should be considered home grown because he was never on another 53 man roster (Just the chief's practice squad).
     
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  7. Q_the_man

    Q_the_man Well-Known Member

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    Thx, I thought Free was drafted by the Bears in the 1st. I remember we had a RT from the Bears, I thought it was Free.
     
  8. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    What have the starting D-lines been the past few weeks? I know D-Law was originally SDE but not sure if they've been playing him at WDE since we're so light there. I thought Mayowa has been the starter at WDE for a while now. And I know they've been moving Irving around a lot. What do you see the starting D-line being for the Packers game? Something like WDE Mayowa/3DT Collins/1DT McClain/SDE Irving?
     
  9. AmericanCowboy

    AmericanCowboy Well-Known Member

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    That was the great (great?) Marc Columbo.

    He came here and gave us a solid few years.
     
  10. BigStar

    BigStar Stop chasing

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    Oh yeah, no TB type of spending. Just a calculated risk here and there (even if higher end) is acceptable with the cap raising every year. Really, just a little envious they were able to do so tbh after being told it's impossible, etc. (not you specifically) A couple of pieces would help and have to fit our needs, but don't throw the cap in the trash either.
     
  11. BigStar

    BigStar Stop chasing

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    Columbo; was a great T for a stretch for us. Was our enforcer on the OL; he was a good story after the injuries in CHI after being a 1st rounder.
    [​IMG]
    Always loved when he put Hall on his rump after trying to showboat over the tackle.
     
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  12. hipfake08

    hipfake08 Well-Known Member

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    Back to the future - Brant - Landry - Schram era.
     
  13. Maverick84

    Maverick84 Well-Known Member

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    Bruce Thornton? nah I think he got signed by the 49ers
     
  14. Maverick84

    Maverick84 Well-Known Member

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    lol @ the referee pulling up his pants (or something) and lol @ Witten's little leg lift as Hall's coming down
     
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  15. RingOfHonor88

    RingOfHonor88 Well-Known Member

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    Still here. He's a coach now.
     
  16. LandryFan

    LandryFan Proud Native Texan, USMC-1972-79, USN-1983-2000 Zone Supporter

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    On a related note, there's a decent BTB article in the News Feed Zone on the Cowboys' drafts over the last decade (How Have the Cowboys Become So Good?). Pretty revealing. For some reason the link won't paste or I would place it here.
     
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  17. conner01

    conner01 Well-Known Member

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    Columbo
     
  18. radioactivecowboy88

    radioactivecowboy88 Well-Known Member

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    :omg::lmao2:
     
  19. Rob-G

    Rob-G Well-Known Member

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    This is a pretty remarkable stat. Hope we can continue the trend for years to come.
     
  20. BigStar

    BigStar Stop chasing

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    Never caught that before, kind of ref's way of saying " You had THAT coming...now don't hurt me now"
     

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