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Your Dallas Cowboys have released safety Gerald Sensabaugh in a salary cap-clearing move. They subsequently slapped the franchise tag on outside linebacker and soon-to-be defensive end Anthony Spencer. Keeping Spencer, who is coming off a stellar 2012 campaign, may prove to be a good move. But creating a bigger void at the the team’s most chronically troubling position may not. Dallas Cowboys beat writer and ESPN columnist Todd Archer made some excellent observations regarding your hometown heroes and their struggles to find a safety net for the not-so-Doomsday Defense: Another reason why the move is risky is that the Cowboys have not been able to find a long-term safety since Darren Woodson. And everybody believes the Cowboys struggle to identify quality offensive linemen? Roy Williams had a good run for a few years but then tailed off badly. Ken Hamlin had one good season with the Cowboys, signed a big contract and then didn’t seem to like playing much again. Keith Davis was a spe...
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  • Why don't they release the QB, Tony Romo. He has never won and as long as Dallas has him, it will be he same ole same ole.
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