The Cowboys went into the offseason with the salary-cap issues of a veteran team. They also were forced to shuffle their offensive line and needed to further address their defensive line. As Jerry Jones was celebrated as a class of 2017 Hall of Famer, some off-field news brought more bad publicity.
But so far, Ezekiel Elliott will remain starting in the backfield, alongside Nike Elite Cheap Jerseys Dak Prescott. They make the transition from rookies who delivered well beyond expectations to second-year standouts expected to lead as part of the nucleus. With Elliott and Prescott’s combined explosiveness and efficiency setting the tone, Dallas suddenly has a high floor to match a brand new ceiling. The Cowboys, if those two stay healthy, are too steady to succumb to any sophomore slump.
With less than a month to go before the league’s trade deadline, Jackson is trying to see if he can accomplish now what he could not accomplish then: ridding the Knicks of Anthony and starting over with youth.
It is what Jackson would have preferred from the beginning, knowing that the style San Jose Sharks Cheap Jerseys of play he wants to employ with the Knicks is incompatible with Anthony’s ball dominance. But Jackson won’t find a deal for Anthony easy to come by. For one thing, Anthony’s contract (three more years, with an option, at $58 million) is prohibitive. For another, Anthony’s advancing age and diminishing skillset have dented his value.
Irving has been heavily linked with a move to either the Knicks or Spurs. In New York, Irving would be the focal point — as long as Carmelo Anthony goes the other way — which means he could be the man to save the dysfunctional franchise.