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RichardCunliffe 22.01.2015 02:29 PM

2015 Draft.
 
A few of these threads are popping up on other team sections, so we might as well have a Cowboys one as the draft process starts to get moving. Hopefully we'll get some contract news on Dez, Murray and Doug Free this month, that way we'll know which direction we need to head in.

Rich_STL31 22.01.2015 03:03 PM

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Originally Posted by RichardCunliffe (Post 2153142)
A few of these threads are popping up on other team sections, so we might as well have a Cowboys one as the draft process starts to get moving. Hopefully we'll get some contract news on Dez, Murray and Doug Free this month, that way we'll know which direction we need to head in.

Dallas cowboys were 1 of my favourite teams to watch last season.ive heard that they might not be able to keep both Murray an Bryant because of cap space..but i could be wrong.

RichardCunliffe 22.01.2015 03:44 PM

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Originally Posted by Rich_STL31 (Post 2153168)
Dallas cowboys were 1 of my favourite teams to watch last season.ive heard that they might not be able to keep both Murray an Bryant because of cap space..but i could be wrong.

Yeah. It's all guess work at the moment. Jerry will keep Dez one way or another. It's more about money with Murray.

All things considered though, you'd have to expect a defensive orientated draft for Dallas. We have quantity on the D line, but we need to add quality. Lawrence is the RDE of the future. Crawford is good enough to be our rush DT. Mincey was great, but he's 31. So pass rush will be drafted at some point, although I want to see how Ben Gardner does when he returns from injury after spending the year on IR.

We have no depth at CB either. So that's a must too.

If Murray goes we'll need a RB to help Randle. If we lose one of our RT's (Free or Parnell) we'll need one of those as well. So it's easy to get caught up with the defensive side of things, but we won't be completely set on offence either, despite a stellar year.

Rich_STL31 22.01.2015 04:56 PM

Yeah i do agree,randle looks like a good prospect for the future. But i like the combination of him an Murray working together.maybe Randle getting extra carries aswell.

Rich_STL31 22.01.2015 05:01 PM

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Originally Posted by RichardCunliffe (Post 2153190)
Yeah. It's all guess work at the moment. Jerry will keep Dez one way or another. It's more about money with Murray.

All things considered though, you'd have to expect a defensive orientated draft for Dallas. We have quantity on the D line, but we need to add quality. Lawrence is the RDE of the future. Crawford is good enough to be our rush DT. Mincey was great, but he's 31. So pass rush will be drafted at some point, although I want to see how Ben Gardner does when he returns from injury after spending the year on IR.

We have no depth at CB either. So that's a must too.

If Murray goes we'll need a RB to help Randle. If we lose one of our RT's (Free or Parnell) we'll need one of those as well. So it's easy to get caught up with the defensive side of things, but we won't be completely set on offence either, despite a stellar year.

I think its only minor things for them to try an put right maybe through the F.A an draft.i would like to see them progress further next season maybe championship game..

PMurphy81 22.01.2015 06:42 PM

Someone who can rush the passer. If Murray does leave which I hope he doesn't how realistic would signing Peterson be?

RichardCunliffe 22.01.2015 06:58 PM

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Originally Posted by PMurphy81 (Post 2153265)
Someone who can rush the passer. If Murray does leave which I hope he doesn't how realistic would signing Peterson be?

Peterson's base salary in 2015.............................$12,750,000

If we can't re-sign Murray, I don't see how they could absorb that type of money. If he was released, you might be able to get creative with a multi year deal, but still, I can't see how we afford him.

Do we trust a rookie to carry the load of replacing Murray with a little help from Randle or vice versa? Our 2nd round pick will be too late for the top 2 RB's in the draft.

imaher 22.01.2015 07:02 PM

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Originally Posted by PMurphy81 (Post 2153265)
Someone who can rush the passer. If Murray does leave which I hope he doesn't how realistic would signing Peterson be?

If Murray does leave then how much would it cost to sign someone like Peterson?

I'm guessing a lot more than it would have been to keep Murray!

Murray has a question mark over his longevity and Peterson will be 30 next season, I reckon we would draft someone or maybe go for someone like Mark Ingram in free agency.

Rich_STL31 22.01.2015 07:03 PM

I think he would be a great addition, but im not sure what his contract status is like ..do you have any info regarding that please, as for Murray if he does go, i think its a massive loss, from what i seen last season of the cowboys

PMurphy81 22.01.2015 07:11 PM

Do we trust a rookie to carry the load of replacing Murray with a little help from Randle or vice versa? Our 2nd round pick will be too late for the top 2 RB's in the draft.[/QUOTE]

Would be a shame to undo all the good work from this year. Hopefully the thought of playing behind that O-line again with an improved defence would help persuade him to accept a deal or am I being very optimistic.


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