San Diego Chargers Trade for Disgruntled Dallas Cowboys WR Patrick Crayton

September 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The San Diego Chargers have traded a 2011 seventh-round draft pick for disgruntled Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Patrick Crayton.
Crayton, who had been with the Cowboys since they drafted him in 2004, saw his roll in the Cowboys passing offense decline after Dallas selected Oklahoma State wide receiver Dez Bryant in the first-round of the draft this past April.
Due to his decreased roll, Crayton's agent Fred Lyles had asked the Cowboys to grant his client an outright release before Saturday's 5 p.m. deadline when teams are required to set their 53-man rosters.
"It seems he doesn't figure in their plans so it's not logical to be on the roster until Saturday," Lyles said.
He continued with, "We don't see the use in prolonging it."
Crayton is scheduled to make $2 million this season.
While this may seem like a good preseason pick-up for the Chargers, it could spell disaster for those undrafted free-agent rookies that are on t...

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