The Cowboys have been related with Earl Thomas for years, however there’s “nothing” brewing on that entrance proper now, a supply tells Mike Florio of PFT. Thomas, after all, is newly out there following his launch from the Ravens.
The Cowboys tried to pry Thomas away from the Seahawks two years in the past when he was entangled in a contractual dispute with the group. Thomas, in the meantime, added gasoline to the hearth by repeatedly expressing his love for the Cowboys. The multiple-time Pro Bowler bowed to the Dallas bench after an interception, reduce plans quick to catch the Cowboys on TV, and leaked additional phrase of his curiosity to the press via backchannels.
Ultimately, these commerce talks weren’t fruitful. Last 12 months, the Cowboys stood pat as Thomas made the rounds in free company, however that seemingly had extra to do along with his asking value than the rest.
Historically, the Cowboys have been keen to take possibilities on gamers with crimson flags, however Thomas’ rocky 12 months with Baltimore might have dulled their curiosity. It’s additionally attainable that the Cowboys are lastly comfy with their security state of affairs after including Ha Ha Clinton-Dix earlier within the offseason.
As Thomas seems for his subsequent alternative, he’ll seemingly have his reps battle issues out with the Ravens. The Ravens’ official announcement of the discharge cited “personal conduct that has adversely affected” the group. As Adam Schefter of ESPN.com (Twitter link) notes, that wording signifies that the Ravens will come after Thomas for cash.
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