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The Dallas Cowboys and Kansas City Chiefs free agent right
tackle Eric Winston have mutual interest in reaching an agreement, according to
Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.
Hear there's mutual interest between ex-#Chiefs RT Eric Winston and the #Cowboys. Dallas also looked into Tyson Clabo. Still have Doug Free
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 8, 2013
Talks between Winston and the Cowboys appear to be “heating
up,” according to Rapoport. He also notes that the Cowboys have looked into Atlanta
Falcons free agent offensive lineman Tyson Clabo. All the while, Dallas still
has right tackle Doug Free on the roster and under a significant contract.
While the Cowboys have looked into alternatives at right
tackle, this doesn’t necessarily mean the team is ready to cut ties with Free –
who signed a $32 million pact with the club just two seasons ago. If Dallas
signs Winston, they could ask Free to shift to guard. If that doesn’t happen,
the Cowboys could simply release him. Whatever the case, Free’s hefty deal will
not be restructured, according to recent reports.
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Despite a report that the Dallas Cowboys are working on signing free agent Eric Winston, Bryan Broaddus of DallasCowboys.com says the report is not true.
“@landonmccool: @bryanbroaddusAre you saying the Winston report is overblown?” How about not true. Check who is agent is.
— Bryan Broaddus (@BryanBroaddus) April 8, 2013
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According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, free agent offensive tackle Eric Winston is looking for $3-4 million per year.
The tackle was set to make $4.9 million in base salary before the Chiefs released him. He said he’s seeking $3 million to $4 million this year and isn’t asking for a long-term deal.
“I try to look at myself fairly,” Winston said. “I don’t ever want...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Dallas Cowboys are working on signing free agent offensive tackle Eric Winston.
Cowboys now in talks to sign former Chiefs OT Eric Winston.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 8, 2013
Update: Now there’s a report that Schefter’s report is untrue and the Cowboys arent working on signing Winston.
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The Dallas Cowboys are interested in signing free agent tackle Eric Winston to a deal. In order to sign Winston the Cowboys will need to find space under the salary cap.
In order to sign Winston the Cowboys are set to ask Doug Free to take a pay cut according to Ian Rapoport.
Free is set to make $7 million this year but it is far more likely that the Cowboys release him before the...
Ian Rapoport reports that the Cowboys have approached RT Doug Free regarding a pay cut.
Rapoport mentions that the saving that would come from reducing Free’s $7 million base salary could be used to sign free agent RT Eric Winston.
Dallas is reportedly unsure if Free would be willing to accept a reduction in salary given that he holds some leverage in the situation.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the Dallas Cowboys and free agent offensive tackle Eric Winston are working on a deal to bring the former Chief to Dallas.
Ian Rapoport of NFL Network contributes that Dallas also looked at recently released Falcons right tackle Tyson Clabo prior to talks with Winston. The current Cowboys right tackle, Doug Free, remains on the roster as well.
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Dallas Cowboys have asked offensive tackle Doug Free to take a pay cut.
The Dallas Cowboys have asked starting right tackle Doug Free to take a pay cut from his $7 million salary due in 2013, according to two sources with knowledge of the team’s intentions.
The move would free up money for the Cowboys to be able to sign free...
IRVING, Texas There are two problems with the reports that have the Dallas Cowboys simultaneously negotiating a pay-cut contract for incumbent right tackle Doug Free while also negotiating a free-agent contract for prospective right tackle Eric Winston:
Problem 1: That simultaneous orchestration doesn't make sense.
Problem 2: That simultaneous orchestration isn't happening...
Free agency has been strange this offseason. It started with some of the normal big-name contracts, but has sense cooled. The remaining big-name players that didn't sign quickly seem to be left out in the cold. Teams just aren't willing to sign aging veterans to huge contracts.
Eric Winston is one such veteran. Winston said on Sirius XM NFL Radio that his asking price...
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