Note to the Dallas Cowboys: When you play with fire you often get burned.
When the ‘Boys took a flier on ex-New York Giants draft pick Damontre Moore, it raised some eyebrows. Jerry Jones and company have no problem bringing on players with obvious character flaws. In fact, Jones has made a career out making folks think he’s Father Flanagan. Instead, we should understand that character counts for nothing in the Heart of Texas. On-field production is all that matters.
Moore was an ill-advised draft pick by Jerry Reese. The New York Giants usually take on a couple of questionable players every year. This season’s “project” is fifth-round selection Avery Moss. Last year, we had Roger Lewis, Jr., and before that, remember Will Hill.
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Trust me, there are many more, so don’t get judgemental. It is what it is. NFL teams will put up with off-field legal issues to the extent that it makes sense. The New York Giants are no different in that regard.
On the other hand, the Dallas Cowboys clearly push the envelope.
According to reports, Moore was suspended by the NFL for violation of the league’s substance abuse policy. He will miss the team’s first two regular season games, including the home opener against the New York Giants.
Until that time, Moore remains eligible to practice and play in the Dallas Cowboys preseason activities.
According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Cowboys are ready to welcome back Moore with open arms after his suspension.
“I don’t want to get into the details, but we had some people in our building visit from him and talk to him…
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