Warrick Dunn is now off the market, signing today with his old team, the Tampa Bay Bucs. I don’t know folks, but to me this sure seems like more evidence Jerry Jones is planning to do something snazzy in the 2008 Draft, such as trading up for Darren McFadden. Is snazzy even the right word for that move? I guess it all depends on how he plans to do it.
Dunn seemed to fit a need in the Cowboys two-back system. He’s faster than Marion Barber, and he’s less of a beast, and more of a speedy hole hitter. Now, the question is how does Jerry plan to trade up with Miami to select McFadden? I don’t see any other team, maybe other than Atlanta, willing to work with the Cowboys.
As we see in my last post, the salary cap plays a huge role in who the Cowboys can trade away to move up in the draft. My top fear is Jerry Jones will trade away many of the top picks in this draft. Ignoring the problems in the secondary would be the worst move he could make. Not backing up that secondary is a mistake. Anthony Henry has not stayed healthy all year, and Terrence Newman has had his own health problems with his feet.
So, JJ, what is it you are waiting for? The more time that passes, the more it becomes apparent. There isn’t a corner, wide receiver or running back left, is there?