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Different Perspective: Good Moves

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by kskboys, Mar 18, 2022.

  1. youngjerryjones

    youngjerryjones Well-Known Member

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  2. CowboyRoy

    CowboyRoy Well-Known Member

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    Cooper was a 22 million dollar luxury that had to go. Getting Gallup at 12 million was nice. Moving on from the overpaid Collin’s was a must. All good moves. In a year we move on from the overpaid and slow zeke.
  3. Verdict

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    I think the Cowboys have a “blind spot” regarding defensive ends and it has existed for over 20 years. They over value the position. They insist on forcing picks at the position. They overpay for the position.

    Case in point:

    Greg Ellis
    Ebeneezer Ekuban
    Kavika Pittman
    Almost Anthony

    They were all over drafted (except possibly Ellis—who was only OK)

    They seem to think that it matters more where the sacks come from if it is from the DE position. It’s been proven year after year.
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  4. bcavi

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    What we are discussing, is what I imagine all people would do in purgatory (I don't believe in purgatory by the way), not good enough to go to heaven, but not bad enough to go to hell. I don't see positives at all, they create this narrative. They overspend on their own, and get kudos for releasing these high priced players? They created this. I'm almost 50 years old, and this is just what it is... Stephen, Jerry, repeat...
  5. Runwildboys

    Runwildboys Confused about stuff

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    True, but it seems like MM and DQ might be getting their say in personnel decisions, and if so, at least the team has a chance of being built as a cohesive unit, rather than the "war daddies" and jersey sellers they've been.
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  6. zekecowboy

    zekecowboy Well-Known Member

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    RE: You must at times get worse before you can get better. I agree, Dallas will be worse in 2022.
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  7. Havic

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    I'd like to see us address the O-line some before the draft. A lot of holes to fill.
  8. ElGatoGrande

    ElGatoGrande EGG

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  9. CWR

    CWR Well-Known Member

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    What is lame is you parroting fake news as if it's truth. There isn't a single shred of credibility to the rumor, yet here you are treating it like gospel.
  10. plymkr

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    Yeah, I get what you're saying and I agree. After the 49ers loss I felt we blew the best team we've had in a long time. I'm not trying to turn this into a Dak thread but before the season I was a Dak homer. During the season I started seeing some things to change my mind. The 49ers game showed me we can't win with Dak in the playoffs. The press conference showed me Dak's not the leader he's made out to be. So I accepted the next 3 years will be mediocre at best, especially if the NFC east shows any improvement. So if we can purge the team of horrible contracts and get the money off the books about the same time we're done with Dak, then we are doing a good job.

    I'm happy with sucking for 2-3 and get out of these overpaid underperformaning contracts and start over as opposed to being happy beating the NFC east and getting bounced in round 1 of the playoffs. So yeah I agree, we're setting ourselves up for the future. If anyone thinks we're going to win with this present team is in denial about the character and talent of our roster.
  11. Grenic

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    Amazing some here seem to forget the last 26 years. How on earth does anyone think this FO has a clue how to build a championship team is beyond me. Same crap different year
  12. plymkr

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    You're right. And that's the key to our future success and has been the roadblock to our past failures. Drafting. We have to draft to build a roster from the trenches. We cannot draft for the goal of selling tickets. So more 1st rounders like Parsons and less 1st rounders like Lamb. I love Lamb but he was a luxury pick to sell tickets when we have had a need for a run stopping DT and overall trench help for years. We need to draft to build a team, not sell tickets.
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  13. plymkr

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    I agree. I feel Wilson was the only receiver Dak had "chemistry" with. That one will hurt us.
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  14. Clove

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    The problem I have is Jerry is a control freak and Stephen likes dumpster diving for talent. A bad combination for winning.
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  15. plymkr

    plymkr Well-Known Member

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    Lol, good one
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  16. Captain-Crash

    Captain-Crash Well-Known Member

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    our QB isn't winning crap. We will never have enough talent to carry his greedy butt anywhere. lamb isn't the answer, wait to he's the #1, he will all of a sudden disappear, and our baby dak will not be able to find him.
    the only hope is to make the defense the dominant side of the ball because we don't have a wheelbarrow big enough to carry the baby dak

    it's going to be funny hearing the excuses why we can't even win the division this year.

    I don't think they are any strategy in what we're doing, it's crap that's happening. The baby dak couldn't find cooper, we couldn't afford the slacker colins and they would have liked to keep randy if he hadn't found a better team. nothing strategic in what has happened.
    we will sign one guy who has never been a good veteran and in the draft, we will pick more offensive players and maybe another skinny defensive guy for the front seven and we're set for the super bowl.
    the draft will be a TE, WR, or another stupid pick of an RB in the first round, a CB, then more offensive players. nothing new, a mid-round LB, and we're set for the super bowl. Super bowl for us now is the division title which we probably will not get this year. lol, the awesomeness of the Cowboys. go, team!!! to the usfl..
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  17. CWR

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    It's a problem when we need Jerry to bail us out.
  18. plymkr

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    You have a good point. We did win 12 games. That's an absolute fact. What doesn't give me confidence is most of those 12 wins came against NFC east teams, which are awful.
    We lost to the Bucs, although we were robbed
    We lost to the chiefs and cards
    We lost to the Raiders, again I can argue we were robbed

    In the positive side we did beat the Patriots in Foxborough. That's what a 12 win team does. We beat Minnesota without Dak, again good teams overcome adversity.

    IMO the overall record was great. What I got nervous about is being beaten by playoff caliber teams and starting with the Cardinals loss we started complaining about the refs. That displayed mental weakness on our part.
    So this upcoming season we'll see if we are closer to the 12 win talent we displayed this year or closer to the average talent we displayed in 2019. I don't count 2020 due to the amazing bad luck with injuries. I don't blame the FO, MM or the team for 2020. That was just a fluke year were anything that could go wrong, went wrong.
  19. plymkr

    plymkr Well-Known Member

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    My prediction right now is Washington will win the division and we won't make the playoffs. Washington was an adequate QB away from giving us problems last season and with an average QB I feel they'll win the division. That's why I agree with the OP, if we're not going to win the division then let's purge these underperformaning overpaid players ASAP.
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  20. Rayman70

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