Is anyone else confused by the Cowboys moves this offseason? It seems as though everyone I read or hear says that we will probably get only this year from T.O., as next year he will pull a "49'er-Philly" on us, and be an "ex" Cowboy. Also, the vast majority of "pundits" and so called people in the know, say that this will be Parcells last year. If this is the prevailing opinion of so many, and if JJ and "big dollar Bill" feel this way, then why didn't they go all out this year to try to win a Super Bowl? If you're only going to have T.O. for one year, then you are going to be behind in receivers next year. And if "big dollar Bill" leaves, then we are going to have to go through the dreaded JJ search for a new head coach, and all that entails. So if both those scenarios come to pass, we will once again be years away from a title. Personally, I wouldn't have signed T.O., but since JJ did, and since he might lose his head coach next year as well, if I were JJ, then I would have pulled all the stops, and gone for broke this year for one more ring. How? The main area would have been the offensive line. The field goal kicking cost us at least two games last year. They addressed that by signing Vanderjagt, allthough I would have gone for Vinatieri. The play of Bledsoe was a shared responsibilty of at least two losses, and though QB wasn't addressed, Bledsoe is servicible IF he has a good O-line in front of him. Which brings us to the group responsible for at least five losses last year, the O-line. This group was not helped in free agency or the draft. Fabini is old and hurt, not even playing the last five games last year. Columbo has been hurt for years, and hasn't played in the last couple of years. Rivera never lived up to his billing after injuring his back before ever playing a game for us last year, and led the team in penalties. Gurode is a joke, as is apparently Peterman, "big dollar Bill" has destroyed Al Johnson's confidence after a promising rookie campaign, and the best OL we had last year, Larry Allen, is now a 49'er. Pettiti might be better, but unless he is REALLY better, that's not saying much. Let's hope Kozier can play guard better than Bernie Kozar, but what does it say about a guy whose team felt he was no more than a good backup, hence that is why they didn't resign him. And everyone, from JJ to "big dollar Bill" on down, thinks getting Flozell back is going to be the cure all for our offensive line woes. Listen, I was watching the O-line last year, and Flozell was not pro bowl bound when he went out. He was leading the team in penalties before he was injured, and he was getting beat regularly. Sure he was better than Torrin Tucker, but who wouldn't be? If I were JJ, and signed T.O., and know that Bill is probably gone after this year, I would have gone "all in", (you Texas Hold 'em card players will know what I mean). In other words, I would have pulled a "Danny Snyder", and signed the best OL available in free agency, even it puts me in salary cap hell, cause you're going to have to start over next year anyway, with T.O. and "big dollar Bill" being gone. Might as well take a legitimate shot at a one year Super Bowl run. We could have signed Steve Hutchinson, regarded as the best guard in the game today to replace Larry Allen, we could have signed LeCharles Bently, or Trey Teague or Mike Flanagan at center, we could have signed Tom Ashworth for either tackle position, and we could have signed Steve Neal at right guard, and any number of right tackles who would be better than the "three mouseketteers", Fabini, Pettiti, and Columbo. Yes, if I were JJ, and I had signed T.O., mister one year team player, and know that this is probably Bill's last year, I wouldn't have stopped at placekicker, I would have improved the absolute worst area on the team last year, the offensive line, no matter what the cost, because this OL is not good enough to even take us to a Super Bowl, much less win one!