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PFT: Cowboys trying to hide interest in Poe

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by Joe Realist, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. Joe Realist

    Joe Realist No Kool-Aid here!

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    SI.com draft analyst Tony Pauline wrote on his blog Monday that the Cowboys are targeting Memphis defensive tackle Dontari Poe at the No. 14 pick in the draft, and Poe is the “apple of their eyes.”
    But the Cowboys haven’t scheduled a club-facility visit with Poe, which doesn’t align with their usual pre-draft approach for prospects they’re targeting. Every player Dallas has picked first in the draft since 2005 has visited club headquarters before draft day. They’re usually an open book.

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  2. Dash28

    Dash28 Felis silvestris catus

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    Or we really don't have that much interest in him.
  3. jswalker1981

    jswalker1981 Fact > Your Opinion

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    I'd love to know how many teams DON'T draft players they invited to their facility. I mean, which team invites a bunch of kids to interview them, and DON'T draft a SINGLE one of them.
  4. jswalker1981

    jswalker1981 Fact > Your Opinion

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    Are you calling Tony Pauline a liar?? I mean, he did say we would go after Carr, and that was news breaking, right......right?
  5. GloryDaysRBack

    GloryDaysRBack Well-Known Member

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    I'm not buying this at all
  6. Dash28

    Dash28 Felis silvestris catus

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    I think its fair to call just about everyone a liar at some point during the early draft process.

    Lots of misinformation being handed out.
  7. TheRat

    TheRat The Silly Willy

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    Ask Demarcus Ware.
  8. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Sweet, maybe Dallas can develop him fast enough to get a season out him before he hits the market as a free agent.
  9. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    Yeah, Dallas is intent on hiding their interest for Poe. So much so that Jerry spent half an interview saying how much he liked Poe. :rolleyes:
  10. Rockytop6

    Rockytop6 Well-Known Member

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    I hope this is the situation.
  11. Rockytop6

    Rockytop6 Well-Known Member

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    Sly Jerry! He said he was interested so people would think it was a smokescreen and he really wasn't interested. Then again, since he didn't invite Poe for the interview could be because that is the smokescreen and he really is interested. Unless, of course he isn't interested and drops these tidbits making people think he is interested and the reason he isn't inviting him is to hide his interest.

    Then again he could be......................? Sly Jerry! He is probably as confused now as the people he is trying to confuse. Understand? lol
  12. Leadbelly

    Leadbelly Well-Known Member

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    Never go in against a Sicilian when the draft is on the line.

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  13. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    I'm holding out hope that it's a smokescreen to hide their true interest in DeCastro, the guy whose on-field production actually matches his talent.
  14. fanfromvirginia

    fanfromvirginia Inconceivable!

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    The bit about the Cowboys liking him come from Calvin Watkins, who immediately after the quote said to "take it with a grain of salt" because this is the misinformation season and the Cowboys have generally interviewed their guys. I still like Poe (although it has been tempered of late given the near uniformity of concerns by guys like Mayock) but I don't think Dallas is interested in taking Poe at 14.
  15. johnnyd

    johnnyd Active Member

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    Ill... I want this guy even less than Upshaw.
  16. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    this is the dumbest one yet
  17. JackWagon

    JackWagon Well-Known Member

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    i actually laughed out loud at this ... people at the office are staring.
  18. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Egirls arent hiding their interest. He is at their facility today.

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