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Twitter: Weeden to visit Cowboys Monday

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Mar 16, 2014.

  1. 17yearsandcounting

    17yearsandcounting Benched

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    Proof positive that the offensive coaching staff doesnt know a damn thing.
     
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  2. CowboyStar88

    CowboyStar88 Well-Known Member

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    Barf bag please
     
  3. 17yearsandcounting

    17yearsandcounting Benched

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  4. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    First wave of FA is gone. Dallas bringing in 3 guys. I can see melton or allen and weeden. 2 of the 3 but not all 3
     
  5. StarBoyz83

    StarBoyz83 Well-Known Member

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    No hed be an ok backup I guess
     
  6. zrinkill

    zrinkill Diamond surrounded by trash

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    He knows how to throw to Dez ......... lol
     
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  7. 17yearsandcounting

    17yearsandcounting Benched

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    False.
     
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  8. bkight13

    bkight13 Capologist

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    Sign Weeden or Shaun Hill, let Orton go and draft a QB like Murray in the 5th round. No need to spend 4m on a back-up QB.
     
  9. fffiasco

    fffiasco Active Member

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    I rather have Fitzpatrick
     
  10. Idgit

    Idgit That sounds really boring Staff Member

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    This says to me that Orton's gone, and they want veteran insurance in case a guy they like in the draft is not available where they want to take him.

    If they get their rookie, he and Weeden can fight it out, or we carry three QBs for a year as we develop a younger player. Sucks, because I like Orton as a backup.
     
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  11. udas

    udas Active Member

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    Yeah it is, I would say Orton plans on retiring and the fact the Cowboys havent been communicating with him has them more concerned.
     
  12. COWBOYSNUM1

    COWBOYSNUM1 Active Member

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    I think that Orton will be traded or he will retire. Most likely traded, I can't see him giving up that much money to retire. If i remember correctly, he would have to pay the Cowboys back a prorated part of his signing bonus (something like 3 million, i think) if he retired. He will not be cut IMO.
     
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  13. Corleone

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    Ok...

    I mean if we want a veteran back up if Orton retires isn't Fitzpatrick or Shaun Hill a better option? I've definitely seen those guys play well in the NFL. Plus it's not like we can say he's young and can be developed. They might be more expensive though. I'm all for it as an arm, maybe he's got something and it was being hidden by the Browns lol

    I like the idea of carrying three QBs, one being a rookie and one being a vet, so we can develop a guy. No reason to pay big bucks though like they did with Orton.
     
  14. 17yearsandcounting

    17yearsandcounting Benched

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    Seriously makes no sense. Weeden is a hot mess and is almost as old as Romo.
     
  15. Beast_from_East

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    We don't have enough cap room for Melton and Allen, so we got to start trimming the payroll

    $4 million for a backup is way to much. Also Durant should not make any big purchases because he is probably next in line of players that can be cut to increase cap room
     
  16. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Unfounded rumor.



    I think. o_O
     
  17. nake

    nake Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Time to note that the Browns have recently dumped both Weeden and Jason Campbell, while keeping Alex Tanney, a player who we didn't think was worth a roster spot. There is a reason for that, and I don't think it is just money.

    I don't think it matters at all we had high grades on Weeden when he was playing in college because he has proved by his performance on the field that the NFL game is simply too big for him. Honestly, if we MUST go there, I would rather sign Jason Campbell than Weeden.
     
  18. Beast_from_East

    Beast_from_East Well-Known Member

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    We only got $8.5 million according to the tracking sites, so assuming that's correct we can't sign both Melton and Allen with that.

    Unless they give us a heck of a discount, which I highly doubt
     
  19. Gameover

    Gameover Well-Known Member

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    Don't get this done, Jer.

    Are they or have they cut Kyle Orton?

    Save that money for a safety
     
  20. 17yearsandcounting

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