Dallas Cowboys Restructure 5 Contracts and More NFC East News
Only 24 hours ago, we were able to relay to you that the Dallas Cowboys had restructured DeMarcus Ware's contract in order to save about $4 million worth of cap space. However, the Cowboys were just getting started with that redo.
Thursday was restructuring day in Dallas, with the 'Boys officially reworking deals for Miles Austin, Brandon Carr, Ryan Cook and Jason Witten, according to Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News.
ESPN's Adam Schefter noted earlier this week that Dallas planned on restructuring about a dozen deals in total, which means there still might be plenty of work to do between now and Monday, which is the deadline to place the franchise tag on impending free-agent linebacker Anthony Spencer.
ESPNDallas.com's Todd Archer figures the team needs to clear about $6 million more of cap space before being able to afford Spencer's tag. They've already shaved off about $23 million, and a Tony Romo extension would help, too. Stay tuned.
On to what else is being talked about in the NFC East.
From ESPNDallas.com's Jean Jacques-Taylor: The 'Boys can no longer afford to keep ignoring quarterbacks.
From the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: The Cowboys have also extended the contract of long snapper L.P. Ladouceur.
From Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star-Ledger: Ramses Barden thinks it's best to move on from the Giants.
From Paul Schwartz of the New York Post: The Giants have apparently made a "modest" offer to Kenny Phillips.
From Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer: The Eagles have worked out Tulsa quarterback G.J. Kinne.
From CSN Philly's Ray Didinger: How did Nnamdi Asomugha's skills erode so quickly?
From Mike Jones of the Washington Post: The Redskins are about $3 million over the cap.
From Thom Loverro of the Washington Examiner: The 'Skins are still paying for the crime of signing Albert Haynesworth.
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