Flozell Adams, Ken Hamlin Cut: The Consequences For the Dallas Cowboys

April 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In an effort to make the new site go live as quickly as possible, we glossed over the release of Flozell Adams and Ken Hamlin .  It is now time to more deeply explore the consequences of this decision.
Of course, the first question that comes to mind is ‘why?’  Why would Dallas, in an uncapped year, cut two veteran starters whose backups are questionable at best?
The biggest problem we have with this decision is the timing.  With neither player set to receive a roster bonus before the draft, why not wait?  The Cowboys may have put themselves in a rather difficult spot.  They have shown their hand and, should they not have a backup plan, it may be awfully easy for teams to predict their draft day intentions.
Nonetheless, we have broken down below what we believe the organization may have been thinking.
Scenario No. 1
The first possible answer is that the Cowboys are supremely confident in this year&rsquo...

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