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2 years ago

ILB Bradie James signed with the Texans on Thursday, reportedly for a mere $890,000. That shows just how little interest the 31-year-old drew as an unrestricted free agent. James played fewer than half the Cowboys' defensive snaps last year. In Houston, he figures to compete with Darryl Sharpton for the starting ILB job next to Brian Cushing. The winner there will still be a part-time player, which is why 2011 starter DeMeco Ryans became too expensive to keep.

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3 years ago

Many are now figuring that the NFL salary cap will be about $120 million under the new CBA. The Cowboys' current roster would put them over such a cap, leaving room for speculation about who might need to go.'s Calvin Watkins recently brought up ILB Bradie James and his $4 million salary before positing that the team can't cut "the heart and soul of the defense, a team leader who has started 96 consecutive games." We agree that it's tough to imagine the Cowboys making such a move unless they absolutely need to. James isn't a star but consistently produces. Bruce Carter was ostensibly drafted to be his heir but tore his left ACL in November, played a 4-3 scheme in college and has been kept from coaches by the lockout. Dallas needs James.

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