It has been the battle cry for many a disgruntled Dallas Cowboys fan in the past 43 years. Whenever a player is overpaid and under-performs, in their eyes, they begin to think: “We gotta trade this guy!” For years now, that has been the motto for many fans when it comes to Cowboys wideout Miles Austin.
The undrafted player out of little known Monmouth University shocked the world in 2009 coming out of nowhere to record 81 receptions for 1,320 yards and 11 touchdowns. At the end of that magical season, Dallas signed Austin to a seven-year, $57 million contract.
Since putting pen to paper, Austin’s production has never again reached the heights it did in 2009. And as he has limped through the last two injury plagued seasons, fans have become even more enamored at the thought of trading him. And despite there being many reasons “to” do so, here are my 10 reasons why the Cowboys will not trade Miles Austin.