CFZ You are the GM. If you replace Dak next year, who is the improvement?

VaqueroTD

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So suppose for a second Big Mac went ‘LA Rams’ on Dak and shocked the world by trading his franchise QB because he knew the person he was getting was far better? And remember, the goal is next year to win it all.

Are there any Staffords left? Borderline elite QBs with cap friendly contracts? All quarterbacks signed after Dak are going to seriously hurt any team that trade them away no matter what we offered them. Teams don’t just give away franchise quarterbacks.

Biggest name free agent is probably Lamar Jackson? Would you give him the giant contract the Ravens won’t…. And can the team even afford it?

Cooper’s days are at an end if this is how our defense plays now. Frustrating that last year at the halfway point the NFL figured out our top 3 offense, this year it’s the top 3 defense.

You can spend a top draft pick but now you’re going to have to wait for development. Better make sure there is another solid running back too, because Zeke won’t be around with that salary.

And if you’re feeling like a gambler, are you going to see if you’re the next team to find a Geno Smith? Who is that next guy who rises from the bench into stardom?
 

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So suppose for a second Big Mac went ‘LA Rams’ on Dak and shocked the world by trading his franchise QB because he knew the person he was getting was far better? And remember, the goal is next year to win it all.

Are there any Staffords left? Borderline elite QBs with cap friendly contracts? All quarterbacks signed after Dak are going to seriously hurt any team that trade them away no matter what we offered them. Teams don’t just give away franchise quarterbacks.

Biggest name free agent is probably Lamar Jackson? Would you give him the giant contract the Ravens won’t…. And can the team even afford it?

Cooper’s days are at an end if this is how our defense plays now. Frustrating that last year at the halfway point the NFL figured out our top 3 offense, this year it’s the top 3 defense.

You can spend a top draft pick but now you’re going to have to wait for development. Better make sure there is another solid running back too, because Zeke won’t be around with that salary.

And if you’re feeling like a gambler, are you going to see if you’re the next team to find a Geno Smith? Who is that next guy who rises from the bench into stardom?


we are not going to find Dak’s replacement in the draft in later rounds and not drafting on early that would hurt his ego. i would try and talk mayfield in to coming here and being daks back up and when dak gets hurt he can take over. then draft someone to groom and after next year let dak go. give mayfield the reins and hopefully by 4th year we have groomed a franchise qb. if not it’s back to draft.
 

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So suppose for a second Big Mac went ‘LA Rams’ on Dak and shocked the world by trading his franchise QB because he knew the person he was getting was far better? And remember, the goal is next year to win it all.















Are there any Staffords left? Borderline elite QBs with cap friendly contracts? All quarterbacks signed after Dak are going to seriously hurt any team that trade them away no matter what we offered them. Teams don’t just give away franchise quarterbacks.















Biggest name free agent is probably Lamar Jackson? Would you give him the giant contract the Ravens won’t…. And can the team even afford it?















Cooper’s days are at an end if this is how our defense plays now. Frustrating that last year at the halfway point the NFL figured out our top 3 offense, this year it’s the top 3 defense.















You can spend a top draft pick but now you’re going to have to wait for development. Better make sure there is another solid running back too, because Zeke won’t be around with that salary.















And if you’re feeling like a gambler, are you going to see if you’re the next team to find a Geno Smith? Who is that next guy who rises f7throm the bench into stardWellom?
Well thought out post.
Their may be other options that present themselves at seasons end.
Finding a quality qb is tough.
My guess is Jerry sticks with dak, especially with his cap ramifications.
 

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Draft. I don’t see the point of being one and done in the playoffs anymore. That’s what we’ve been for how many years now?

Of course it’s the Jones drafting so whatever. It’s just mental gymnastics at this point.
 

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Someone who can scramble. Feels like he has zero quickness back there. Weirdly one of the more statuesque quarterbacks In The league
 

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Draft. I don’t see the point of being one and done in the playoffs anymore. That’s what we’ve been for how many years now?

Of course it’s the Jones drafting so whatever. It’s just mental gymnastics at this point.

The main thing I would say if we draft, enough of the value pics. We experimented with Romo and now Prescott. You could even say we did the same with Danny White who at least made if to the NFC championships. But timeto return to the Cowboys Super Bowl winning proven method of first round franchise QBs and get an Aikman. Staubach wasn’t drafted early but he was a Heisman Trophy winner and if not for the service, definitely would’ve been drafted extremely high also.
 

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You start by drafting a QB with a premium pick, you know, like we did with Troy Aikman in 1989. If that QB doesn't show much by the time his rookie contract is up you draft his replacement. Rinse repeat until you hit the jackpot which should be once per decade on average.

That is at least a plan with a chance. Jonesin' hasn't been working.
 

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Haven't studied all the QB's coming out yet, but many of those mentioned towards the top of the draft I don't like for the pros. Esp Bryce Young.

Definitely think we should draft one, just not sure who or where in the draft yet.
 

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I did an exercise awhile ago on hit rates for 1st round QBs over the last several years and it was about 30% just to get a league average starter.

To move up to the top 3? We’ll need a losing season and likely need to trade someone like Parsons / Lamb for additional ammo to move up.
 
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