Jerry Jones: Too early to discuss Miles Austin and DeMarcus Ware contracts

Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

The Dallas Cowboys are in a tight cap situation heading into the offseason because they’re already over the cap. That means they’ll need to do some renegotiating to get under it or releasing some players.

According to ESPN Dallas, wide receiver Miles Austin could wind up as a cap casualty, though the Cowboys would wait till June to open up the most amount of cap space.

Wide receiver Miles Austin figures to be a June 1 casualty, which will open up $5.5 million in space, but would carry more than $5 million in dead money in 2015. Most of that money will be used to sign the draft picks.

June is a long ways a way, so it was understandable when Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones ducked questions about the contract status of the receiver. DeMarcus


Topics: Dallas Cowboys

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  • SmartThinking

    Too early? Really? What better time than after the season and before the draft to cut away the dead wood, if, for no other reason, than to see how much money you might have towards acquiring new players?

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