I caught this interesting little nugget on PFT this morning. The Cowboys worked out a whopping 14 players yesterday, and from a wide array of positions. Is Jerry Jones playing mind games with his guys? That wouldn’t make much sense coming off a 34-7 rout. Perhaps the Cowboys have finally decided to end the David Buehler experiment? As I noted last week, rookie kicker Dan Bailey has been awesome for the Cowboys this year, and when you’re cutting your extra kicker, you can replace him with pretty much any position you want. Here are the list of guys working out for Jerry and Co today:
Cowboys: running backs Aaron Brown and Jason Parmele; defensive backs C.C. Brown, Chris Horton, Darcel McBath, Justin Taplin-Ross, C.J. Wilson; guards Nick Cole and Mike Gibson; receivers Yamon Figurs, Johnnie Lee Higgins, Tiquan Underwood, Demetrius Williams; tackle Langston Walker.
Giants fans are praying “Please sign C.C. Brown,” while Eagles fans are praying “Please sign Nick Cole.”
If they do sign one of those guys, I got my money on KR/WR Johnnie Lee Higgins, who impressed me at Eagles camp this preseason. The Cowboys could also use a punt returner, since I’m not sure if Jason Garrett wants Dez Bryant handling those responsibilities.
The Eagles and Redskins also worked out players, according to PFT:
Eagles: defensive back Andrew Sendejo.
Redskins: running backs Tristan Davis, Kareem Huggins.
The Redskins interest in a RB is obvious, with Tim Hightower out for the season. The Eagles’ interest in Senjedo also makes some sense, with the disastrous Jarrad Page still on the roster.
Also, I wasn’t going to address this… at all… but since the PFT article I linked to centers around it, I may as well throw in my two cents. And that is of course Terrell Owens working out at a California high school in front of nobody. My dog Charlie had a vicious case of diarrhea yesterday (obviously everyone needs to know that), so I stopped home at lunch to take him out. While home, I popped on NFL Network for a few minutes and they were covering TO’s workout like it was the Combine or something. All at the same time, it was impressive (that TO still garners so much attention), ridiculous (aren’t there literally hundreds of other stories NFL Network can be covering in freaking Week 8 of the season?), embarrassing (not a single team showed up and the field was basically empty), and heartwarming (as an Eagles fan I’m enjoying watching TO fade into irrelevancy, and I don’t care if that makes me a jerk).