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Cowboys “Leading Contenders” To Get Earl Thomas, But Should They?

So you thought we would get to the before discussing again? The are reportedly moving on from Thomas, per 's Adam Schefter. has had issues with teammates this , to the point in which he was sent home on Friday after fighting with teammate Chuck Clark on practice.

According to CBS reporter Jason La Canfora, the Ravens' council told team decision-makers that they would actually prefer not having Earl Thomas on the team due to the situation and his conduct.

Some conflicting reports about the ' interest in Thomas have emerged in the last few hours. While NFL Network's Jane Slater reported on Saturday that the team hadn't even discussed it.

But now, Adam Schefter is reporting the Cowboys are the “leading contenders” to go after him.

What sounds the most logical, is what Ian Rapoport is reporting on Network. The trusted reporter is clarifying that the Dallas Cowboys are interested in targeting Thomas if he's released, but not if they have to give something in return via .

Regardless, it seems like the Cowboys-Thomas question isn't the same as it was an ago. Before, we were asking ourselves “is this really possible?” Now, after two teams have moved on from him in bad terms, the question seems to be “should they really get him?”

It's not easy to be convinced about a player who's had issues with his last two teams, but we know Thomas' talent is special. We've seen players who leave teams on bad terms before shining on another one.

The Dallas Cowboys do not have a good situation at safety. is not the answer at the position and while there are some exciting young players like , , and , the truth is they're going to have issues this season.

Not to mention, the room is also filled with question marks. How good will be as a rookie and how fast will he develop? Is not as good as we hoped or were his talents wasted by the old ? How will fare in a contract year?

There's not a weaker unit on the team other than the defensive backfield. The Cowboys are serious contenders. As such, it wouldn't be the craziest thing in the world to go after Earl Thomas and get an All-Pro caliber player before the .

Mauricio Rodriguez
Mauricio Rodriguez
I love to write, I love football and I love the Dallas Cowboys. I've been rooting for America's team all the way from Mexico ever since I can remember. If you want to talk football, I'm in... You'll find me at @MauNFL.

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