The Cowboys are paying Kyle Orton WHAT?!? (And other stuff)

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.

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  21. neckbeard army 18 says:

    That’s right folks ! kyle orton is worth every penny and i will bet if romo goes down and the o-line is still up to par ? you will see why soooo many teams lined up to get him.

    Bears,Broncos,cheifs and now a cowboys fan !

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    The thing about the Evan Mathis tweeted picture is that the Raven looks ‘Real’ and the Eagle ? …well…looks made up. Do you have to say anything more about a town that patronizes Rocky Balbao as one of its heroes.

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  27. DerfDiggy says:

    Peter King is kind’ve sensationalizing things. I’d explain further, but I figure the goal of this post was to do what he did. It’s almost as ridiculous/sensationalized as “Michael Vick got 100 million contract”.

    Jason Campbell got 3.5 mil for one year of service, all of which count against the 2012 cap….Orton got 5 million for 3….1.9 of which count against the cap.

    Romo’s getting no younger, Orton’s a starter in this league…tis a good signing.

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  29. Shutdown says:

    Kyle orton may be the Starter at the end of the year DUH!!!!!!!Quiz how many rings do the Eagles have ? count the chokers Jaws,Cunningham,McNabb,Vick.

  30. Will B says:

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  31. Will says:

    Yeah because that’s a Bald Eagle. You guys are probably some less awesome eagle, like a booted eagle or a Rufous-bellied Hawk-Eagle. THEN maybe… nah they’d still wreck a raven

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      That statue has atrocious scaling if that’s a bald Eagle.

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