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Bucs Pushing Hard For Free

Posted by Brad On July – 26 – 2011

MICHEAL PROFETTA

"doug free"It’s becoming apparent why the Cowboys were so eager to start dumping salaries today. Reports say that they’re in a “dogfight” withTampaBayover free agent OT Doug Free. Armed with $60.3 million in cap space and unwilling to rest on their laurels after a stunning rise to contention in 2010, the Buccaneers will make it very difficult forDallasto retain their best offensive lineman. It’s going to get very expensive.Dallasis in a tough spot here. If forced to overspend for Free, they’ll likely be unable to make the free agency splash Jerry Jones was hoping for when the market bell rang. On the other hand, if they don’t sign Free, QB Tony Romo, coming off a season-ending broken collarbone, could go into the season with a raw rookie protecting his blindside and a void at RT. This should prove to be a pivotal free agency battle.

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