Buy, sell or hold: Are Dallas Cowboys worth it?
Which Cowboys will be worth the money that owner Jerry Jones is going to pay them in total compensation this season? ESPN Dallas' Calvin Watkins has his opinion on what stocks he's buying (outperforming their contract), selling (underperforming) or holding (let's wait and see).
So, what's your opinion of the players on the Cowboys' 53-man roster? Are they worth the paychecks that they're cashing?
Roy Williams, WR
Watkins: Lack of production makes it hard to justify. Sell.
Watkins: Will move into elite status with more playoff wins. Buy.
Marion Barber, RB
Watkins: Has never rushed for 1,000 yards in a season. Sell.
Leonard Davis, G
Watkins: Has reached the Pro Bowl every year he's been here. Hold.
Miles Austin, WR
Watkins: He's awaiting a new deal, but it will come later. Buy.
Watkins: Longest-tenured OL needs to have better season. Sell.
Watkins: A steady force on the line entering a contract year. Buy.
Watkins: The rookie has high hopes for the year. Buy.
Watkins: He's a swing tackle who is reliable. Hold.
Watkins: Any reason why this man shouldn't get a raise? Buy.
Watkins: Vet has injuries coming into season. Hold.
Jon Kitna, QB
Watkins: Didn't play a snap last year and doesn't want to this year. Hold.
Watkins: Valued for his strong play on special teams. Buy.
Montrae Holland, G
Watkins: A backup guard the team values. Hold.
Deon Anderson, FB
Watkins: The starting fullback is solid. Hold.
Watkins: Dynamic player, if he can stay healthy. Buy.
Watkins: Has to prove he can play during contract year. Hold.
Martellus Bennett, TE
Watkins: Will get more chances to prove himself. Hold.
Tashard Choice, RB
Watkins: Seeks more playing time and might get it. Buy.
Watkins: Improved during camp but still needs work. Hold.
Robert Brewster, T
Watkins: Impressed the coaches in the summer. Buy.
Stephen McGee, QB
Watkins: A good showing in final preseason game. Hold.
Kevin Ogletree, WR
Watkins: Plenty of potential but is inconsistent. Hold.
Watkins: Won the backup center job and has a future. Buy.
Chris Gronkowski, FB
Watkins: Earned a spot by getting better every day. Buy.
Watkins: A good corner, but not an elite corner. Hold.
DeMarcus Ware, LB
Watkins: He's one of the best pass-rushers in the game. Buy.
Watkins: He's the heart and soul of the defense. Buy.
Watkins: For what he does, this guy is a bargain. Buy.
Watkins: After the new CBA is done, he'll get a new deal. Buy.
Watkins: One of the leaders and looks stronger this year. Buy.
Watkins: Solid player who wants a new contract. Hold.
Watkins: A solid backup who can only get better. Buy.
Watkins: Is good vs. the pass, needs work vs. the run. Buy.
Watkins: Has a bright future and could start next year. Buy.
Watkins: Deserves more respect in the organization. Buy.
Watkins: He enters his third year looking for another Pro Bowl. Buy.
Watkins: Is going to play corner and return kicks. Buy.
Anthony Spencer, OLB
Watkins: An excellent pass-rusher who just gets better. Buy.
Watkins: Full-time starter has to make more plays on the ball. Hold.
Watkins: Could help on special teams, some def. packages. Hold.
Orlando Scandrick, CB
Watkins: Strong slot corner who is getting better. Buy.
Watkins: Made the team with a strong preseason. Hold.
Watkins: Has underachieved since he's been here. Sell.
Watkins: Is a backup but younger players coming up. Sell.
Watkins: Somehow made roster. Not sure he'll be here long. Sell.
Watkins: Proved he could play in camp and in games. Hold.
Watkins: Good special-teamer. Needs work on defense. Hold.
Brandon Williams, OLB
Watkins: Needs to pick up his game to have a future. Hold.
Watkins: Had a strong camp but must do more. Hold.
Watkins: One of NFL's best players at his position. Buy.
Watkins: A quality deep snapper that doesn't worry you. Buy.
Watkins: Won job in camp. Now must do it in games. Buy.
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