Marc Colombo's spot in jeopardy
The decision to draft Smith and the possible decision on Colombo should not be seen as surprises. The Cowboys are scheduled to pay Colombo a $2.6 million option bonus 15 days after whenever the NFL’s 2011 league year starts.
“We don’t have to make that decision tonight,” Jones said, “but I think anytime that you’re making a pick of that stature or that high, he’s going to play. And that was a big part of the decision. He can play and will play, so if he plays he’s going to have to take somebody’s place.”
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