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Zoners: what was the issue here with Brian Waters?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by CrazyCowboy, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    We signed Dockery after injuries occurred and Holland was cut by that Time Waters was taken up and Training camp was complete. It was a move to fill ahole on the roster after camp was completed.

    If not for Holland being out of shape and out of most the camp with the back
  2. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    blown call by someone. Maybe one last mistake by Houck
  3. Kingsmith88

    Kingsmith88 Benched

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    Jerry Jones and Garrett didn't accurately rate our Ol.
  4. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    They didn't want to pay the old guy money. They went cheap and it cost them big time.
  5. cowboy_ron

    cowboy_ron You Can't Fix Stupid

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    Limited cap space last year...this organization has always been far from cheap
  6. ABQcowboyJR

    ABQcowboyJR Well-Known Member

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    Senior wanted him pretty bad. It was a mistake for the boys not to sign him, but really the whole interior line was a mistake last year. Nothing we can do about it now. Let's just hope that Leary is as good as advertised.
  7. skinsscalper

    skinsscalper Well-Known Member

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    I may be wrong, but did we bring him in as a TE?
  8. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    They restructured contracts to have a huge amount of money. They were 6.7 million under as of August 16th, 2011. This is a few weeks before Waters was signed by the Pats.
  9. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    A. He had more gas in the tank than we thought.
    B. He had more rubber left on his tires than we thought.
    C. He didn't want to be a Cowboy.

    You choose.
  10. Muhast

    Muhast Newo

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    This happebs every year. You dont think the rams and chargers said the same thing after robinson double and tripled his numbers here? Of course sometimes it.works other times it doesnt(think marco rivera)
  11. Boyzmamacita

    Boyzmamacita The Ultimate Cowbabe Zone Supporter

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    But we must rue. It's The Cowboy (fan) Way.;)
  12. Galian Beast

    Galian Beast Well-Known Member

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    No there are good choices and bad.

    Rivera was a bad signing because we could have gotten Wahle for the same price.
  13. jday

    jday Well-Known Member

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    So that I'm clear, we know for a fact the Cowboys didn't try? Or are we assuming that Brian Waters would naturally prefer to play for the Cowboys more than the Patriots had they only asked for his services?

    Were I on the downslope of my career as an NFL player and still lacked the ring, I might play for the team that has the best chances of going to a Super Bowl. As much as I'd like to say I would choose the Cowboys, the Patriot would likely be my choice too!
  14. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    Though it make zero sense, no difference and doesn't matter for the outcome in the least, the Dallas Cowboys Front Office said they wanted to promote from within last year, for absolutely no reason, even liked Costa over Gurode, but everyone knows the verdict is out, Costa isn't even a backup in this league.
  15. PullMyFinger

    PullMyFinger Old Fashioned

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    (in my best Herman Munster voice) What is a yute?
  16. JsnSA

    JsnSA Member

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  17. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    it was stupid to pass on him and keep what we had. They were just as old and nowhere near as good.
  18. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    your memory needs checking. Wahle wanted to go to Carolina and we would have had to pay a lot more to get him. I am suprised how selective memories are anymore with so many.
  19. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    :sarcasm:
  20. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    That sums it up quite nicely. And it also explains the lump under the carpet where some people tried to sweep this glaring mistake.

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