Yesterday, the basics of Kyle Orton’s contract with the Cowboys came out. It was essentially a 3 year deal worth $10.5 million. I had previously wondered why Orton was content to be a backup instead of chasing another chance at being a starting QB. Well, I think I now know the answer to that:
More after the jump…
- The Cowboys cut Kyle Kosier. No surprise there at all. He was a decent player for a long time with the Cowboys, but his real value was his toughness and leadership. He was very much in decline, and the Cowboys were right to cut bait before it got worse. I’m planning a much more in-depth look at the Dallas OL soon, once I wrap my head around what they’re trying to do there.
- Evidently, LaRon Landry is expected to visit with the Eagles soon, according to Howard Eskin via Vinny Cerrato. The Eagles may be viewing Landry as a safety/linebacker hybrid, which is something I think they already have in the under-utilized Keenan Clayton.
- Bills OT Demetrius Bell is visiting the Redskins today. In my opinion, the Redskins have made a bunch of moves that make no sense to me, but Bell is a player I could get on board with. If they sign him, I’ll take a deeper look at some of the tape of him against the Eagles, Skins, Giants, and Cowboys this past season.
- The Giants signed Steve Weatherford. 5 years, $12.75M.
- The Cowboys signed Kevin Ogletree, and Cowboys fans lost their minds. I wouldn’t read too much into it. He’s not going to be your 3 this season, guys.
- Evan Mathis tweeted the following picture out last night:
Call me a homer or what you will, but that Eagle would kick that Raven’s ass.