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There seems to be an assumption that the Giants are not cutting Plaxico, and that he will receive only a 4-game suspension by the league (and no jail time by the govt).

 

The Eagles still haven't signed a No. 1 receiver.

 

The Redskin's big free agent pick up was just charged with misdemeanors stemming from an automobile accident.

 

The Cowboys finally got a decent back-up quarterback, whose got a in with Jesus, and apparently aren't rushing to get a new receiver to replace TO. Let's hope Roy Williams can step up.

 

And the Jets still don't have a quarterback.

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There seems to be an assumption that the Giants are not cutting Plaxico, and that he will receive only a 4-game suspension by the league (and no jail time by the govt).   The Eagles still haven't s

ya, word on the street was that it would take a qb + 2 first round picks. i think most people agree he has the tools to be special. he just needs to get his act together a little - but remember he's

There seems to be an assumption that the Giants are not cutting Plaxico, and that he will receive only a 4-game suspension by the league (and no jail time by the govt).

 

The Eagles still haven't signed a No. 1 receiver.

 

The Redskin's big free agent pick up was just charged with misdemeanors stemming from an automobile accident.

 

The Cowboys finally got a decent back-up quarterback, whose got a in with Jesus, and apparently aren't rushing to get a new receiver to replace TO. Let's hope Roy Williams can step up.

 

And the Jets still don't have a quarterback.

 

The last time the Eagles had a true #1 receiver was Harold Carmichael when Vermeil was coaching and Jaworski was throwing him the ball.

 

I agree about Kitna. He's perfect. If I was coaching I'd start Romo during the regular season and Kitna in the playoffs. (I'm joking, but not completely.)

 

The Redskins are amazingly dumb.

 

The Jets are dumber.

 

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Rick Reilly sees it differently:

 

Denver Broncos QB Jay Cutler is getting jerked around like a Shetland Pony at a six-year-old's birthday party.

 

Just to recap: Incredible young talent leads team to second-rated offense in the league last year. Has seven 300-plus yard games and one 400-plus yarder. Does it all while going through seven different running backs and a defense with more holes than a Tyler Perry plot. Makes the Pro Bowl. Becomes the leader of the team.

 

Then his coach gets fired. Then the guy calling his plays leaves town. Then he finds out his new coach -- a 32-year-old rookie -- is shopping him for a trade. In the NFL, if you're thinking of shopping your star, you better not get caught.

 

But the Rookie got caught.

 

Only The Rookie lies about it -- says he was only "listening to offers." Then, in a face-to-face with Cutler, the coach flip-flops. Says, "Yes, we were trying to trade you, so what?" Cutler gets torqued and says so. The world starts calling Cutler a "baby" and reminds him that "this is a business."

 

But now Cutler sees he's not wanted, can't trust his coach and is no longer the leader in his teammates' eyes. So his career is suddenly dropping like GE stock. His ability to perform has been shredded. So he says, "Trade me," and now he's spoiled? He needs to shut up and take it? How come it's a business for everybody but Cutler?

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Some talk about the Jets, who still don't have a quarterback, going after Cutler. Bad move.

Doesn't he look like the half-man on two and a half men?

As opposed to the other options they've got?

 

Cutler isn't a terrible QB, and he clearly needs to get out of Denver - especially after what Josh McDaniel did to him. McDaniel is the jackass in that situation not Cutler. Tried to trade the guy, and then denied it when asked, only for third party confirmation to come out. Very professional.

 

I can't wait to see another member of the "Bellichek Tree" fail.

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2009 Dallas Cowboys season

 

2009 Dallas Cowboys season

Head coach Wade Phillips

Home field New Cowboys Stadium

 

The 2009 Dallas Cowboys season will be the 50th season for the team in the National Football League. It will be the team's first season after leaving Texas Stadium for the New Cowboys Stadium.

Contents

 

* 1 Schedule

o 1.1 Division standings

* 2 Players

o 2.1 Movement

o 2.2 Free agents in 2009

o 2.3 2009 NFL Draft selections

o 2.4 Roster

* 3 References

 

Schedule

 

The Cowboys' opponents for the 2009 season are based on the NFL's predetermined scheduling formula. In addition to their division opponents, they will play the NFC South, the AFC West, and the third-place teams from the remaining two NFC division as follows:

Home Away

Divisional

opponents New York Giants New York Giants

Philadelphia Eagles Philadelphia Eagles

Washington Redskins Washington Redskins

Conference

opponents Atlanta Falcons New Orleans Saints

Carolina Panthers Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Seattle Seahawks Green Bay Packers

3rd-place NFC West 3rd-place NFC North

 

Oakland Raiders Denver Broncos

San Diego Chargers Kansas City Chiefs

 

The Thanksgiving game will feature the Cowboys hosting an AFC team in 2009; as such, either Oakland or San Diego will be the opponent.

 

Division standings

NFC East

 

W L T PCT PF PA STK

Dallas Cowboys 0 0 0 .000 --- --- ---

New York Giants 0 0 0 .000 --- --- ---

Philadelphia Eagles 0 0 0 .000 --- --- ---

Washington Redskins 0 0 0 .000 --- --- ---

 

Players

Movement

 

After news reports about a 2007 shooting allegation surfaced, the Cowboys released talented but controversial starting cornerback Adam Jones on February 9, 2009.[1] Their next move was to release backup quarterback Brad Johnson on February 26, 2009.[2] The Cowboys had been 1-3 when Johnson started in 2008. Two days later, the Cowboys traded starting cornerback Anthony Henry, age 32, to the Detroit Lions in exchange for quarterback John Kitna to back up starting quarterback Tony Romo.[3] The same day the team signed five-time Pro Bowl, two-time second-team All-Pro linebacker Keith Brooking away from the Atlanta Falcons.[4] The 33-year-old Brooking had led the Falcons in sacks the previous eight seasons, and he signed a three-year deal worth $7.8 million and includes $2.5 million guaranteed.[5]

 

The team lost starting defensive end Chris Canty to the New York Giants on March 1, 2009.[6] To fill the need left by Canty's departure, the team signed former Chargers defensive end Igor Olshansky to a four-year, $18 million contract, with $8 million guaranteed on March 6, 2009.[7] Linebacker Matt Stewart, who played for Wade Phillips in Atlanta, and had 108 tackles in 2003, signed a one-year contract on March 3, 2009.[8] Stewart helped replace free-agent linebacker Kevin Burnett, who signed a two-year contract worth $5.5 million with a $2 million signing bonus to play for the San Diego Chargers.[9]

 

On March 4, 2009, the Cowboys cut Terrell Owens, a five-time All-Pro wide receiver who ranks second in NFL history in career touchdowns.[10] The next morning, the team also released five-time Pro Bowl strong safety Roy Williams. Williams had struggled to excel in the 3-4 defense Phillips installed when he became head coach.[11] The Cowboys bolstered its secondary in the wake of Willaims' departure by signing strong safety Gerald Sensabaugh, who started 13 games in 2008 for the Jacksonville Jaguars, to a one-year, $1.75 million deal.[9]

 

[edit] Free agents in 2009

 

RFA: Restricted free-agent, UFA: Unrestricted free-agent, ERFA: Exclusive rights free agent

Position Player Free agency

tag Date signed 2009 team

OG Joe Berger UFA February 27, 2009 Miami Dolphins[12]

WR Miles Austin RFA

QB Brooks Bollinger UFA

DE Stephen Bowen RFA

LB Kevin Burnett UFA March 10, 2009 San Diego Chargers[9]

DE Chris Canty UFA March 1, 2009 New York Giants[6]

RB Alonzo Coleman ERFA

OT Marc Colombo UFA December 25, 2008 Dallas Cowboys[13]

TE Tony Curtis UFA

SS Keith Davis UFA

TE Rodney Hannah ERFA

WR Sam Hurd RFA

QB Brad Johnson Released February 26, 2009 TBD[2]

DL Tank Johnson UFA

CB Adam Jones Released February 9, 2009 TBD[1]

P Sam Paulescu UFA

LB Carlos Polk UFA

OG Cory Procter RFA

LB Zach Thomas UFA

 

[edit] 2009 NFL Draft selections

Main article: 2009 NFL Draft

2009 Dallas Cowboys NFL Draft selections Draft order Player name Position Height Weight College

Round Choice

2 53

3 69 from CLE

4 from DET

4

5

5 from TEN

6 from MIA

7

 

* The exact pick number for selections in the fourth and later rounds are not known because of compensatory selections yet to be awarded.

* Dallas traded its first-round (No. 20), third-round (No. 84), and sixth-round selections in 2009 to Detroit in exchange for wide receiver Roy Williams and a seventh-round selection in the 2010 draft.[14]

* Cleveland traded its third-round selection in 2009 (No. 68) to Dallas for Dallas' fourth-round selection in 2008 (No, 111: used to select tight end Martin Rucker).[15]

* Detroit traded its fourth-round selection in 2009 and third-round selection in 2008 (No. 111: traded to Cleveland, see above trade for Martin Rucker) to Dallas for Dallas' 2008 third-round selection (No. 92: used to select defensive end Cliff Avril).[16]

* The suspension of cornerback Pacman Jones on October 15, 2008 triggered a clause in his trade agreement that required Tennessee to give Dallas its fifth-round selection. Had Jones not been suspended, Dallas would have owed Tennessee a sixth-round selection.[17]

* Miami traded its sixth-round selection in 2009 and sixth-round selection in 2008 (No. 167: used to select linebacker Erik Walden) to Dallas for defensive tackle Jason Ferguson and Dallas' sixth-round selection (No. 195: used to select offensive guard Donald Thomas).[18]

 

[edit] Roster

Dallas Cowboys roster

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Quarterbacks

 

* 3 Jon Kitna

* 9 Tony Romo

 

Running Backs

 

* 34 Deon Anderson FB

* 24 Marion Barber

* 23 Tashard Choice

* 39 Julius Crosslin FB

* 28 Felix Jones

 

Wide Receivers

 

* 84 Patrick Crayton

* 86 Isaiah Stanback

* 11 Roy E. Williams

* 10 Travis Wilson

 

Tight Ends

 

* 80 Martellus Bennett

* 82 Jason Witten

 

Offensive Linemen

 

* 76 Flozell Adams T

* 75 Marc Colombo T

* 70 Leonard Davis G

* 68 Doug Free T

* 62 Ryan Gibbons G/T

* 65 Andre Gurode C

* 64 Montrae Holland G

* 63 Kyle Kosier G

* 77 Pat McQuistan T

* 69 Matt Spanos G/C

 

Defensive Linemen

 

* 95 Tim Anderson NT

* 92 Marcus Dixon DE

* 97 Jason Hatcher DE

* -- Igor Olshansky DE

* 90 Jay Ratliff NT

* 78 Junior Siavii NT

* 96 Marcus Spears DE

 

Linebackers

 

* 51 Keith Brooking ILB

* 54 Bobby Carpenter ILB

* 98 Greg Ellis OLB

* 56 Bradie James ILB

* 53 Steve Octavien OLB

* 50 Justin Rogers OLB/ILB

* 93 Anthony Spencer OLB

* 52 Matt Stewart ILB

* 94 DeMarcus Ware OLB

 

Defensive Backs

 

* 20 Alan Ball CB

* 35 Tra Battle SS

* 27 Courtney Brown FS

* 36 Jerome Carter S

* 26 Ken Hamlin FS

* 37 Mike Hawkins CB

* 21 Mike Jenkins CB

* 41 Terence Newman CB

* 32 Orlando Scandrick CB

* 43 Gerald Sensabaugh SS

* 25 Pat Watkins SS

 

Special Teams

 

* 6 Nick Folk K

* 91 L. P. Ladouceur LS

* 1 Mat McBriar P

 

Reserve Lists

 

* Currently vacant

 

 

Restricted FAs

 

* 19 Miles Austin WR

* 72 Stephen Bowen DE

* 17 Sam Hurd WR

* 71 Cory Procter G/C

 

Exclusive-Rights FAs

 

* 30 Alonzo Coleman RB

* 44 Rodney Hannah TE

 

 

Rookies in italics

Roster updated 2009-03-10

Depth Chart • Transactions

53 Active, 0 Inactive, 6 FAs

 

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[edit] References

 

1. ^ a b "Pacman out as 2007 shooting surfaces". ESPN.com: ESPN website. The Walt Disney Company. February 11, 2009. http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=3817195. Retrieved on March 2, 2009.

2. ^ a b Archer, Todd (February 26, 2009). "Cowboys cut Brad Johnson". Dallasnews.com: Dallas Morning News website. Belo Corp.. http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/archives...-johnson-1.html. Retrieved on March 2, 2009.

3. ^ "Cowboys acquire veteran Kitna from Lions for Henry". NFL.com. Associated Press (National Football League). February 28, 2009. http://www.nfl.com/news/story?id=09000d5d80eff358. Retrieved on March 1, 2009.

4. ^ "Cowboys land veteran linebacker Brooking to bolster defense". NFL.com. Associated Press (National Football League). February 28, 2009. http://www.nfl.com/news/story?id=09000d5d80eff70d. Retrieved on March 1, 2009.

5. ^ Watkins, Calvin (March 1, 2009). "Brooking signs with Dallas Cowboys, excited over new chapter". Dallasnews.com: Dallas Morning News website. Belo Corp.. http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dw...ng.40d3ebc.html. Retrieved on March 1, 2009.

6. ^ a b Archer, Todd (March 1, 2009). "Former Dallas Cowboys DE Chris Canty signs with Giants". Dallasnews.com: Dallas Morning News website. Belo Corp.. http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dw...de.33bc916.html. Retrieved on March 2, 2009.

7. ^ Davis, Brian; Archer, Todd (March 6, 2009). "Dallas Cowboys sign former Chargers DE Olshansky". Dallasnews.com: Dallas Morning News website. Belo Corp.. http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dw...te.33f719f.html. Retrieved on March 11, 2009.

8. ^ Archer, Todd (March 3, 2009). "Cowboys add a linebacker". Dallasnews.com: Dallas Morning News website. Belo Corp.. http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/archives...linebacker.html. Retrieved on March 3, 2009.

9. ^ a b c Archer, Todd (March 10, 2009). "Dallas Cowboys add S Sensabaugh, lose LB Burnett". Dallasnews.com: Dallas Morning News website. Belo Corp.. http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dw...s.21302174.html. Retrieved on March 15, 2009.

10. ^ "Sources: Cowboys cut T.O". Sports.espn.go.com. March 5, 2008. http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=3953647. Retrieved on March 5, 2009. Owens subsequently signed with the Buffalo Bills.

11. ^ Archer, Todd (March 5, 2009). "Dallas Cowboys release safety Roy Williams". Dallasnews.com: Dallas Morning News website. Belo Corp.. http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dw...ms.62144b2.html. Retrieved on 2009-03-05.

12. ^ Davis, Brian (February 27, 2009). "Joe Berger signs with Dolphins". Dallasnews.com: Dallas Morning News website. Belo Corp.. http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/archives...h-dolphins.html. Retrieved on March 2, 2009.

13. ^ "Cowboys re-sign right tackle Marc Colombo until 2012". Sportsillustrated.cnn.com. Sports Illustrated. December 25, 2008. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2008/foot...o.ap/index.html. Retrieved on March 1, 2009.

14. ^ Werder, Ed (October 15, 2008). "Cowboys acquire Williams, agree to contract extension". ESPN.com. The Walt Disney Company. http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=3643295. Retrieved on January 4, 2009.

15. ^ Grossi, Tony (April 27, 2008). "Cleveland Browns' two trades net LB Beau Bell and TE Martin Rucker in fourth round". Cleveland.com: The Plain Dealer website. Advance Publications. http://blog.cleveland.com/sports/2008/04/b...lb_beau_be.html. Retrieved on January 4, 2008.

16. ^ "NFL breaks 2004 record with 34 trades". NFL.com. Associated Press (National Football League). April 28, 2008. http://www.nfl.com/draft/story?id=09000d5d...mp;confirm=true. Retrieved on January 4, 2009.

17. ^ McCormick, Terry (October 14, 2008). "Latest 'Pacman' suspension costs Titans fifth-round pick". NashvilleCityPaper.com: The City Paper website. SouthComm Publishing. http://www.nashvillecitypaper.com/news.php?viewStory=63437. Retrieved on December 12, 2008.

18. ^ "Cowboys deal Ferguson to Miami". seattlepi.com: The Seattle Post-Intelligencer website. Hearst

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