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Old 08-16-2004   #1
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Default Cowboys have more problems

than losing 18-0 to the Texans.

This could get interesting ....
http://msn.foxsports.com/story/2669680
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Ahhh...my work wont let me pop up the link, but I'm guessing that Carter has filed a grievance.
Correct me if I am wrong.
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The word was already out that he had a poor attitude towards Vinnie and that competition and that he was having poor offseason practices and wasn't following the program Parcells laid out for them.

So I'm pretty sure they'll say that and unless he can prove otherwise what's going to happen?

About the drugs I'm not so sure about that. I've read they were allowed to give him a test because they had "reasonable cause" and that they weren't allowed and I heard both of those on ESPN. I don't know what the policy is but I imagine they thought about all that coming up if they released him and decided it was worth it.

Guess we'll have to wait and see. Whatever reason they had there is certainly nobody else interested in Quincy so far.
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Yes 84 ... "WASHINGTON (AP) - The NFL Players Association filed a special master proceeding against the Dallas Cowboys on Monday on behalf of quarterback Quincy Carter, saying he was released by the team "for reasons not permitted by the current NFL collective bargaining agreement."

ps .. has G Walker come back for his car yet?
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ps .. has G Walker come back for his car yet?
Actually "cough" I will be going down to one of the practices to pickup his car (he already has it) and drive it back up here to get the chrome wheels put on it.
Try not to be tooooo jealous! Haha! But will for sure ask him what he was saying to Jerrah Jones in that picture posted on texanstalk.
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"You don't go from being a starting, playoff quarterback in this league to someone not good enough to make the 80-man roster the next summer," Richard Berthelsen, the union's general counsel, said in a statement.
I don't seem to recall Parcells/Jones naming his ability as reasoning for cutting him. I don't think he's all that good but he'd make a good 3rd stringer. But if you've failed multiple drug tests...that's not cause enough?
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But if you've failed multiple drug tests...that's not cause enough?
It is against the CBA to release a player because of a failed drug test. That is why the union is fighting for Carter, they feel that the Cowboys released him because of the drug test and not because of talent....
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I don't seem to recall Parcells/Jones naming his ability as reasoning for cutting him. I don't think he's all that good but he'd make a good 3rd stringer. But if you've failed multiple drug tests...that's not cause enough?
Christ Mortenson was just on Monday Night Countdown, and he expressed that the Cowboys check "insufficient skills" when releasing Carter. In the NFL you must specify the reason for the release. So I would guess that would be the reason they're challenging it. Tough to go from #1 on the depth chart to being released with insufficient skills.
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