Should the Redskins make a push for Cowboys WR Austin Miles?


Cowboys wide out Miles Austin still does not have a new deal, and while free agency approaches, there’s an interesting piece today on National Football Post which talks about the Cowboys rival – the Redskins, trying to swoop in and take Austin away, which would not only help Washington but would really hurt the Cowboys.

The Dallas Cowboys have made it clear that they have no intentions of losing wide receiver Miles Austin but whether or not they succeed in this mission is entirely up to them. With just three days until the start of free agency, the team has yet to reach an agreement with the restricted free agent wideout on a long-term deal, in addition, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said that the organization will not place the franchise tag on Austin this offseason.

Doing so would require the team to pay Austin a one-year salary of $9.521 million ,the expected course of action for the Dallas front office will be to place the highest restricted free agent tender possible on Austin, giving him a $3.168 million salary in 2010, enter Redskins owner and NFC East rival Daniel Snyder, we all know Snyder isn’t shy about spending cash, in addition, the Redskins have a pressing need at wide receiver.


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2 Responses to “Should the Redskins make a push for Cowboys WR Austin Miles?”

  1. John Prince says:

    HELL NO!!!!!! We need AUSTIN

  2. Chris says:

    Jerry Jones has not always been popular with Dallas fans for the decisions he has made but need we all forget the Hershel Walker trade that produced a couple of rings for Dallas? I’m not saying Austin is a player of that magnitude but give Jones a little credit. If he does let him go, surely he has something up his sleeve. I think it would be a bad move to let him go however, when your “Best Receiver” is none other than Roy Williams, who to this point, has proven nothing in a Dallas uniform.