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I don't think Byron Jones will be back

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by CoachD, Jan 15, 2020.

  1. CoachD

    CoachD Well-Known Member

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    Unless they want a cornerback that will go THREE years in a row without a pick. Imagine your "shut down" cornerback without an INT for two years in a row, how is that even possible? There is no way you bring back Jones when you have to pay Prescott and Cooper big money plus Byron Jones isn't even worth paying him among the league's highest-paid CB's! Time to go in another direction, let Jones walk (actually let him run) and either draft a corner with your first pick or pick up someone in free agency!
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  2. daboyzruleperiod

    daboyzruleperiod ♡☆

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    And here I thought it was Breaking News about Jerry. :lmao:
  3. mrmojo

    mrmojo Well-Known Member

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    Jerry? Did I miss something?
  4. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Man, of all the Joneses you pick Byron.
  5. TexasFrog

    TexasFrog Well-Known Member

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    I'm going to be the contrarian but why are people so against Jones? Yes we need turnovers but did anyone think maybe its our system? He is our best corner. He can slide to other positions if needed. He's a good locker room guy. Never complains. People are trying to run him out when our D as a whole was devoid of turnovers.
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    ABQCOWBOY Regular Joe....

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  7. pentatwirl

    pentatwirl Active Member

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    Whew, thought this was going to be a really dark thread about Jerry...
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  8. conner01

    conner01 Well-Known Member

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    It’s gonna come down to money
    I loved signing L Collins but really thought it wouldn’t happen
    So we will see
    I suspect he gets more than we offer but time will tell
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  9. da_boyz_mk

    da_boyz_mk How 'Bout Dem Cowboys

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    Status quo is not good enough. He’s not the only one causing the lack of turnovers but 0 int’s in 2 years from your top corner isn’t good enough. Especially the way he’s fixing to be paid.
  10. Xelda

    Xelda Well-Known Member

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    Give us some time. We're in a honeymoon phase with the new coach.
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  11. Hook'em#11

    Hook'em#11 Well-Known Member

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    After the last game, I was over Jones. And , had been. But, yes, he is the Cowboys best DB. Followed real closely by Jordan Lewis. I wasn't caring if Jones was back or not.

    But, now , with the hirings going on and the staff getting set up? I do hope they can find a way to keep him. See if it was coaching, or this guy just can't play the ball.
  12. Hennessy_King

    Hennessy_King Well-Known Member

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    This show up to work and be a rkg attitude is why we haven't won squat in a quarter century
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    JIMMYBUFFETT Skinwalker

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    I'm betting he's back.
  14. Whyjerry

    Whyjerry Well-Known Member

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    When you sign a RB to that contract it will have other roster impacts. Jones and maybe Cooper are probable impacts.
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  15. ClappingCarrot

    ClappingCarrot Well-Known Member

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    At first, I thought this thread was about Chris Jones. I'm hoping he's the first player cut.
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  16. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    I do not think he is an elite shutdown corner. His stats may say otherwise, but when you Anthony Brown and Awuzie on the other receivers plus our safeties why take the chance. Remember Kevin Smith looked bad at times opposite Sanders because he was the easier corner to target.

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  17. Hawkeye19

    Hawkeye19 Well-Known Member

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    We can't pay everyone. He is a good cover guy. Nothing more. Someone will overpay for his services-- and it shouldn't be us. Time to upgrade our DBs and get some aggressive ball hawks on the back end.
  18. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    Pay the man!
  19. LucaBrasi

    LucaBrasi Sleeps with the fishes

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    Was hoping it was Jerry, Stephen, Jerry Jr, or Charlotte, but not Gene, I love Gene.

    alas, it’s Byron. Oh well...
  20. tunahelper

    tunahelper Well-Known Member

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    Agreed you cannot pay every FA top 5 money just to keep them. Some of these folks need to walk because they do not play to the contract value. Byron is a good CB, however he is not a top 5 corner.

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