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Cowboys would 'think' about trading Dez Bryant?

Posted on: January 18, 2011 12:49 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

Dez Bryant was an explosive force for the Dallas Cowboys when he was on the field in 2010. His performance made him a pretty good value, relative to his draft position.

And he seems to have the skills, etc., to become a future superstar. Which is why it's kind of surprising that the Cowboys would consider trading him. But they at least wouldn't hang up on anyone who called to inquire about Dez.

"I would think about it," someone in the Dallas front office told Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas.

This follows on the heels of Patrick Crayton taking to the airwaves to say that Bryant was a little coddled ("They let him get away with a lot of stuff," Crayton said 103.3 FM in Dallas recently. "A lot of stuff."

However, as Gregg Rosenthal noted, this is the type of thing that the team will quash pretty quickly -- the last thing they want is Bryant hearing they'd be willing to trade him.

At the same time, though, they would be willing to listen, because while Bryant's talented as all get out, he's certainly not on the "we're not sure why you bothered to call and ask" list of players in the NFL.

However a fairly weak draft class could hamper any possibility of this becoming realistic; it was presumed that the 'Boys would need a top-15 or so pick in order to move Bryant.

It's all moot entirely, though, if there's no labor agreement before the NFL Draft. Or the 2011 season.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 10, 2012 4:57 pm
 

Cowboys would 'think' about trading Dez Bryant?

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Since: May 23, 2008
Posted on: January 20, 2011 8:33 pm
 

Cowboys would 'think' about trading Dez Bryant?

Ahhhhh. Finally somebody else caught on to your crap.  The name calling does not go both ways when the only person that started this crap was YOU.  I simply posted my opinions in this thread and you came on and started attacking, insulting, etc   Would you like me to re-post your response to my post that had NOTHING to do with YOU?   It would have been much different if you would have joined in this discussing and just disagreed with me..... but no... not you.  You came on and started the name calling... the insults....  

So this thread is the first time we've crossed paths? Everything else doesn't count? Like I said, that dude knows nothing about the other encounters and should shut his mouth about things he has no idea about. I give facts and back thos facts up with stats. You just spew S and hope noone catches on that you are making things up.

You could have disagreed with what I said.  But you are so angry with posts I've made in Leafs forums you came on here and acted like a 10 year old little child......  this whole debate and name calling was started by you... nobody else.   Look at my original post and find one place I referred to YOU or anything YOU said....  didn't happen....

This was definately started by me. I called you out because you were spouting off with LIES as usual. Why would your original post have anything to say about me if I wasn't even on this blog yet? That wouldn't make much sense would it? This isn't a debate. This is me calling you out about being either 1. a moron or 2. a Liar. You choose wht you want to be.

MLSEL... be a man.. not a little girl turtling when confronted.  Say it.  Say that YOU started the ranting and raving and the insults because you don't like me.... but don't respond to what the guy said above with nonesense... this whole argument and insulting was started by you... just say it.. grow up dude... you'll get farther in life.

Who's turtling? Is that another word you don't know the meaning of? Yup, you're right this was started by me pointing out what a liar (or is it moron?) you are. I agree with you. And I'm plenty far in life thank you.




Since: May 23, 2008
Posted on: January 20, 2011 8:27 pm
 

Cowboys would 'think' about trading Dez Bryant?

There's another statement that proves you haven't watched a Lions game this year and certainly have never watched Stanton play in the NFL.   Kitna's arm 2 years from now at 42 will be more accurate throwing the ball downfield then Stanton will ever be.

And you obviously haven't watched Kitna since he was a Lion. In 318 attempts Kitna had 6 plays of 40+ yards. In 119 Attempts Stanton had 3. Average that out and tell me who gets the ball down field more....I'll give you Kitna may be more accurate but he also has bouts of wildness as well.

Yet ANOTHER statement proving you know nothing about the Lions.  You assume that Calvin Johnson was doubled all of the time. You assume the safeties weren't covering shorter routes instead.  You are wrong in both of your assumptions.  The biggest Lions myth that exists is that Calvin was doubled and they wouldn't let him roam as you put it. Calvin was NOT doubled most of the time... Yeah, Calvin did some damage to some teams but in the end teams knew damn well the Lions were using qb's that couldn't get him the ball consistently.  Calvin was working against man to man coverage this year more then any other year in his career... but once again, you know nothing.


While you may be right Calvin had more man to man than he normally does. He would still have a ton of double coverage or at least have help over the top. Keeping the safety HIGH.

A strong armed, accurate and smart qb stretches the field.  He takes what teams give him.  The Lions qb's this past season couldn't do that, end of story.   As for Pettigrew, you can't stop making dumb statements can you?  Pettigrew can't be 7th in the NFL in recieving yards for tight ends yet be "average" when there are over 30 regular tight ends that play football for teams every week.  It's mathematically impossible for that to be the case... I want one of your calculators though..... I could do some cool stuff with one of those.

Accurate? With a 54% career completion percentage? If you didn't know that's BELOW average. So because Pettigrew is 7th and in the middle of a ton of guys with around the same amount of yards he is above average? So now yards is the ONLY thing that matters for TEs? What about TDs? Blocking? 1st downs? Those are actually more important than just the yardage. and in thos ehe is AVERAGE. Deal with it. He can definitely get better. But right now that's just a hope for you. Nothing more nothing less.



Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: January 19, 2011 10:07 am
 

Cowboys would 'think' about trading Dez Bryant?

MLSEL SUCKS has gone around the deep end with a rambling critcal post in which he asks himself questions and then answers them in lunacy. Too bad people are allowed to take up so much space and allowed to criticize others in such a mean, little spirit.

If you don't know something maybe you should stay out of it. What have I said that's wrong? And name calling goes both ways.

Ahhhhh. Finally somebody else caught on to your crap.  The name calling does not go both ways when the only person that started this crap was YOU.  I simply posted my opinions in this thread and you came on and started attacking, insulting, etc   Would you like me to re-post your response to my post that had NOTHING to do with YOU?   It would have been much different if you would have joined in this discussing and just disagreed with me..... but no... not you.  You came on and started the name calling... the insults....  

You could have disagreed with what I said.  But you are so angry with posts I've made in Leafs forums you came on here and acted like a 10 year old little child......  this whole debate and name calling was started by you... nobody else.   Look at my original post and find one place I referred to YOU or anything YOU said....  didn't happen....

MLSEL... be a man.. not a little girl turtling when confronted.  Say it.  Say that YOU started the ranting and raving and the insults because you don't like me.... but don't respond to what the guy said above with nonesense... this whole argument and insulting was started by you... just say it.. grow up dude... you'll get farther in life.




Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: January 19, 2011 10:01 am
 

Cowboys would 'think' about trading Dez Bryant?

LOL....you want to compare Kitna's 40 year old arm to Stanton's?

There's another statement that proves you haven't watched a Lions game this year and certainly have never watched Stanton play in the NFL.   Kitna's arm 2 years from now at 42 will be more accurate throwing the ball downfield then Stanton will ever be.

The safeties were coming up on the Shorter routes and letting Johnson run free mantoman? Come on man!!

Yet ANOTHER statement proving you know nothing about the Lions.  You assume that Calvin Johnson was doubled all of the time. You assume the safeties weren't covering shorter routes instead.  You are wrong in both of your assumptions.  The biggest Lions myth that exists is that Calvin was doubled and they wouldn't let him roam as you put it. Calvin was NOT doubled most of the time... Yeah, Calvin did some damage to some teams but in the end teams knew damn well the Lions were using qb's that couldn't get him the ball consistently.  Calvin was working against man to man coverage this year more then any other year in his career... but once again, you know nothing.

So you hope your strong armed QB can stay healthy enough to throw underneath routes to the TE? I'd hope my 2nd year TE increases his production by 45% too. Doesn't mean it's going to happen. Until it does lets not call him a 1000 yard receiver.Right now he is a 700 yard 4 TD player with some upside. THAT'S it. That puts him in a large group of average TE production. 650 - 800 is about average in this day and age of throwball.

A strong armed, accurate and smart qb stretches the field.  He takes what teams give him.  The Lions qb's this past season couldn't do that, end of story.   As for Pettigrew, you can't stop making dumb statements can you?  Pettigrew can't be 7th in the NFL in recieving yards for tight ends yet be "average" when there are over 30 regular tight ends that play football for teams every week.  It's mathematically impossible for that to be the case... I want one of your calculators though..... I could do some cool stuff with one of those.





Since: May 23, 2008
Posted on: January 19, 2011 9:14 am
 

Cowboys would 'think' about trading Dez Bryant?

This is how the Cowboys stay in the media. I dont ever see them getting rid of Dez Bryant. To much talent and future prospect

I don't think this is the Cowboys staying in the media, I think this is the media keeping the Cowboys in the media. What sense does it make to hurt the already fragile psyche of a possible franchise player. Just media garbage IMO.



Since: May 23, 2008
Posted on: January 19, 2011 9:12 am
 

Cowboys would 'think' about trading Dez Bryant?

MLSEL SUCKS has gone around the deep end with a rambling critcal post in which he asks himself questions and then answers them in lunacy. Too bad people are allowed to take up so much space and allowed to criticize others in such a mean, little spirit.

If you don't know something maybe you should stay out of it. What have I said that's wrong? And name calling goes both ways.



Since: Oct 8, 2009
Posted on: January 19, 2011 8:17 am
 

Cowboys would 'think' about trading Dez Bryant?

However a fairly weak draft class could hamper any possibility of this becoming realistic; it was presumed that the 'Boys would need a top-15 or so pick in order to move Bryant.

Not sure if Bryant is a Belichick guy but the Patriots need a wide-out and they own the Raiders pick, #17.  That's pretty darn close to top-15.


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