Signed by Cowboys Antwaun Woods has signed his ERFA tender

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Good news. I hope he comes in with the right attitude, to compete as hard as he can for a role on this team and not sulk because the team brought in two free agents.

that's just it, it's only good news if he is determined to come in with the right mind set. Vs being disgruntled enough to brood through
the season trying to get his UFA status and moving on.

But role wise, that can greatly help any talk of forcing rookie Gallimore to become the immediate backup 1 tech behind Poe.

Now i'm just waiting to hear from Randy Gregory situation. !
 

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News! Antwaun Woods has signed his ERFA tender, so he's officially back with the Cowboys. Lot of people have been wondering about that, including me. It's unusual to see an ERFA sit unsigned for so long, but he's back in the fold." / Twitter


In related thread, Poe was just placed on PUP. Maybe Woods is seeing more hope of getting play time. It was pointless of him to try and hold out anyway.
https://cowboyszone.com/threads/tyr...ive-physically-unable-to-perform-list.460929/
 

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News! Antwaun Woods has signed his ERFA tender, so he's officially back with the Cowboys. Lot of people have been wondering about that, including me. It's unusual to see an ERFA sit unsigned for so long, but he's back in the fold." / Twitter

Nolan and Tomsula will suffice.

Good luck Woods
 

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Just in time to opt out for the season and collect a pay check
 

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Woods (6-1/318) being a starting 1Tech showed the last 2 years just how little regard the previous defensive staff had for the position. Hard-working and great attitude, but not an NFL-caliber starting DT.

He's ideal in what will be asked of him now.

Available 1Tech snaps should be something like Poe (6-3/346) 35%, Woods 25%, 2nd pass-rushing 3Tech (40%).

That 2nd pass rushing DT when you slide Tank or Crawford inside, could be McCoy (6-4/300), Gallimore (6-2/302), and even..gasp..Trysten Hill (6-3/308)

Preferably, I'd like another 330-plus pound roadblock to back up Poe, but I think Woods can give you quality snaps in a lesser role. D Lines are about rotations.

There have been plenty of quality 1tech/0tech DTs over the years that were under 6-2.

In 2019 the 49ers made it to the Super Bowl with 1tech DJ Jones (6-0, 321).

Seattle won 11 games in 2019 with 1tech Poona Ford (5-11, 310).

One of the more infamous "can't move him" run stopper types was Gilbert Brown and he is 6-2.

Woods has been solid when healthy but he struggled when he played through injuries which has been often.

Many 4-3 teams tend to allocate snaps as follows(plus/minus about 10%):
Starting 1tech: 60%
Starting 3tech: 65%
2nd 3tech: 55%
4th DT: 20% (usually this is the backup 1tech)
 

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There have been plenty of quality 1tech/0tech DTs over the years that were under 6-2.
It's not his height that bothers me, it's his overall lack of both talent and bulk. Great kid, tries hard, but not an NFL-caliber starter IMO.
One of the more infamous "can't move him" run stopper types was Gilbert Brown and he is 6-2.
Come on X, Gilbert was 340 pounds plus. You're making my case for me.
Seattle won 11 games in 2019 with 1tech Poona Ford (5-11, 310).
Played 47% of available snap counts in a well-balanced 4-man DT rotation for the Seahawks. I also think Poona is more talented than Woods. Remember in all this, I'm a die hard Trojan fan and know Antwaun personally.

In the end, I'm saying Woods as a rotational player behind Dontari Poe is a better situation than 2019's situation with Woods as the starter and Chris Covington as his back-up.
 

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versatility and depth. SMART. He's one of those mudders we need and offers flex. He's a tad small byt he likely won't be asked to start. I see him as a rotational guy this year.
 
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