Free Agency a Success

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by NorthwestDallas40, Mar 28, 2019.

  1. NorthwestDallas40

    NorthwestDallas40 rpatricc

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    For the first time in years, I feel like free agency has been a net positive. While I was disappointed that we were not in on ET, I understand passing for that price. Other than that, we’ve added Quinn, Cobb, Iloka, C Covington, Hyder, Fleming, Olawale, Ross, Woods, March-Lillard, and Witten, and lost only Beasley, Swaim, and D Wilson. If we can get Lawrence done for $20m/per, will be ideal offseason. Kudos, FO
     
  2. darthseinfeld

    darthseinfeld Drunk on Dalton Juice

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    Any offseason Cole Beasley leaves your team is a win in my books
     
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  3. DuncanIso

    DuncanIso Well-Known Member

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    He had 65 catches last season.

    Not good enough?!?
     
  4. Dylan88Wilson

    Dylan88Wilson Well-Known Member

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    Now sign McDowell and I’m good.
     
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  5. darthseinfeld

    darthseinfeld Drunk on Dalton Juice

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    Cant stand him. Dont care if he caught 120 passes
     
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  6. cowboy_ron

    cowboy_ron You Can't Fix Stupid

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    Not really......They still haven't got their #1 off season target under contract yet.
     
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  7. Nightman

    Nightman Capologist

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    I think it was a lot of lateral moves

    I am not happy at all with the 'haul' at all

    I wanted to move on from Lee, Hurns and Witten and get explosive playmakers

    Two 5s don't equal a 10
     
  8. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

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    Jeff Heath is still starting at safety. Let that sink in
     
  9. 817Gill

    817Gill Well-Known Member

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    No he’s not lol?
     
  10. StarBoyz83

    StarBoyz83 Well-Known Member

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    Been a usual cowboys offseason. Fill holes but no upgrades.
     
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  11. ShiningStar

    ShiningStar Well-Known Member

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    meh, it will be up to the draft and than the coaches.
     
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  12. SHAMSzy

    SHAMSzy Well-Known Member

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    these don't tend to be available without extra baggage

    we happened to obtain one last season (amari)

    how many explosive playmaking tight ends exist today? our young lbs are explosive/playmaking enough

     
  13. Mr_437

    Mr_437 Well-Known Member

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    Too many 1 year deal, no stability moving forward and if someone shows out DAL has no control over a Covington, Cobb, Hyder or Quinn. However, this style of contracts could be in prep for 2020 lockout.
     
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  14. Cowfan75

    Cowfan75 Well-Known Member

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    Not for some, because he had a "bad attitude", and it hurt their feelings.
     
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  15. Cowfan75

    Cowfan75 Well-Known Member

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    I suppose it's not as bargain bin as some bargain bin offseasons around here, but it's just patchwork that will only pay off if we win it all this year.
     
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  16. Silver Surfer

    Silver Surfer Well-Known Member

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    In the words of the immortal Bob Dylan:

    "Come all without, Come all within..... You'll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn......

    Everybody's in despair, every girl and boy -
    But when Quinn the Eskimo gets here, everybody's gonna jump for joy."

     
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  17. Beast_from_East

    Beast_from_East Well-Known Member

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    Its been better than expected, I will admit that.

    Still wish we would have gotten something done with ET, he would have made this defense just nasty. Iloka is ok, but he didnt play much with the Vikes and is slow, like really slow.

    But getting Quinn from Miami is a big help to the D line and replacing Beasly with Cobb is an upgrade in my book.

    So all in all, I give the FO an 80 for the offseason so far. Passing, but lots of room for improvement.
     
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  18. StarBoyz83

    StarBoyz83 Well-Known Member

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    Drafts rarely mean much for the upcoming season it's more for the future.
     
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  19. iRepDatStar

    iRepDatStar Well-Known Member

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    Wow so if a player had the production of 120 catches you still wouldn't want him on the team because of whatever issue you have with him... nice
     
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  20. QuincyCarterEra

    QuincyCarterEra Well-Known Member

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    TE- Lost Swaim; Gained Witten and McCelroy
    DE- Gained Quinn and Hyder
    DT- Gained Covington
    SAF- Gained Iloka

    Think we upgraded at all those positions, while only downgrading at LB and slot, and I guess backup RB. And this is before the draft. If we can continually improve our roster in free agency with cap savvy moves, then continue drafting well that's a recipe for success.
     
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