1. Are you a gamer? Come join us at GameNotOver.com
    If you are a gamer, then GameNotOver is your new home! Whether you are a PC, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, mobile or web gamer, you will find other gamers to talk with on GameNotOver where you can get help, share reviews of the latest games and gaming technology or even wax nostalgic over the gaming days of old. Come join us and help us grow GameNotOver into a wonderful community for gamers!
    Dismiss Notice

Why trading up was smart.

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by nathanlt, Apr 26, 2012.

  1. nathanlt

    nathanlt Well-Known Member

    2,621 Messages
    721 Likes Received
    I think it's better to trade down, every time, to maximize late 1st round and 2nd round value myself. But I think the only reason it was smart is that there is a new playing field with the rookie salary cap.

    If you can get a QB, CB, LT, or pass rushing DE at WELL BELOW FREE AGENT PRICES, you really should do it. It's a financial decision as much as anything else.
     
  2. elcocinero

    elcocinero Member

    482 Messages
    4 Likes Received

    It was a smart decision. Cox, Baron and DeCastro should all be gone by 14.
     
  3. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

    25,567 Messages
    5,072 Likes Received
    Frankly Claiborne was the one guy worth trading up for, I didn't think they would do it though.
     
  4. cowboysooner

    cowboysooner Well-Known Member

    1,382 Messages
    30 Likes Received
    This is exactly right. We lost a second round pick and got back 8 million in salary cap.
     
  5. jterrell

    jterrell Penguinite

    22,593 Messages
    3,138 Likes Received
    There were 6 elite players in this draft.
    Of those 6 they got the one they wanted.
    #smart #cowboys
     

Share This Page