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Zero
Brandon Brooks signed a five year, $40 million contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on March 9, 2016. Brooks received a $11 million signing bonus and $17 million fully guaranteed upon signing. Brooks can earn an additional $4 million in full guarantees if he is on the roster in March of 2018. Copied ...

The Cowboys aren't going to can't re-sign Leary, but and he's one of the top interior linemen available. Leary had solid pass protection ratings at PFF and is a road-grader in the run game. He should draw heavy interest from teams in zone schemes. Stolen ...

LJ is 26, which would give the line three starters under 27 and probably four if Kelce is replaced, leaving Peters as the only starter "over the hill." Naturally the question boils down to what the team can afford after WR and CB - plus, it will probably take more to sign Leary if only because of inflation.
Joegrane
Can't afford, don't need.

Need veteran WR who can catch the freakin ball, not necessarily top tear.

They also need a veteran starting-caliber outside CB. It would be nice to have someone better than Carroll and McKelvin so they can give more help on the other side. I assume they'll fill the other CB spot with a combination of Mills plus a high round draft pick.

QUOTE (Zero @ Feb 14 2017, 09:14 AM) *
Brandon Brooks signed a five year, $40 million contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on March 9, 2016. Brooks received a $11 million signing bonus and $17 million fully guaranteed upon signing. Brooks can earn an additional $4 million in full guarantees if he is on the roster in March of 2018. Copied ...

The Cowboys aren't going to can't re-sign Leary, but and he's one of the top interior linemen available. Leary had solid pass protection ratings at PFF and is a road-grader in the run game. He should draw heavy interest from teams in zone schemes. Stolen ...

LJ is 26, which would give the line three starters under 27 and probably four if Kelce is replaced, leaving Peters as the only starter "over the hill." Naturally the question boils down to what the team can afford after WR and CB - plus, it will probably take more to sign Leary if only because of inflation.

nephillymike
No, I'll pass.

We have other fish to fry.

Even if we cut Kelce, we need his money elsewhere.
Dreagon
Leary is going to make big money somewhere. He's a damn good offensive lineman.

But there's a reason we avoided signing him to a big, long-term contract other than salary cap issues. He has a degenerative knee condition that can bring his career to an end in short order if it starts getting worse. This was why he was an undrafted free agent in the first place.

So he's a surefire starter, and an upgrade on almost any line, but he's also going to be a gamble with big money attached.
Zero
QUOTE (Dreagon @ Feb 17 2017, 09:02 PM) *
Leary is going to make big money somewhere. He's a damn good offensive lineman.

But there's a reason we avoided signing him to a big, long-term contract other than salary cap issues. He has a degenerative knee condition that can bring his career to an end in short order if it starts getting worse. This was why he was an undrafted free agent in the first place.

So he's a surefire starter, and an upgrade on almost any line, but he's also going to be a gamble with big money attached.

Sounds like the Axeman, Jeremiah Trotter with the knees.
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