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Cowboys sign ex-Jet Brodney Pool

Free agent safety Brodney Pool is heading to Dallas.

Pool has signed with the Cowboys, head coach Jason Garrett told reporters this morning.

After the Browns took him in the second round of the 2005 NFL draft, Pool left for the Jets in 2010 and played the last two years there.

Pool already knows the Dallas D because Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan was the Browns’ defensive coordinator in 2009, and because Ryan runs a similar scheme to that of his brother Rex Ryan, the Jets’ head coach.

Last season Pool played 14 games for the Jets, starting six.

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10 Responses to “Cowboys sign ex-Jet Brodney Pool”
  1. stevebozeman says: Mar 15, 2012 11:57 AM

    Great move.

  2. jerrod777 says: Mar 15, 2012 12:02 PM

    That’s a good pickup for the Cowboys. He should be a serviceable player for them but will not stop them from grabbing a safety in the draft if needed, too.

  3. n0hopeleft says: Mar 15, 2012 12:04 PM

    Now Ahmad can run him over twice per year.

  4. grndizzle says: Mar 15, 2012 12:05 PM

    Now he can get flattened by Bradshaw twice this year.

  5. cowboynation919 says: Mar 15, 2012 12:17 PM

    Am I the only one surprised the Cowboys are making great moves? Yes I am a Cowboys fan, but they have really surprised me this offseason. Brandon Carr, Lawerence Vickers, Brodney Pool, Kyle Orton, and Bernadeu (sp?) They really are addressing problem areas and it’s finally good to see. Maybe Garrett is getting a little more input then past coaches.

    Now sign Conner, get some D and O line in the draft and we take a HUGE step in the right direction.

  6. chevbo48 says: Mar 15, 2012 12:44 PM

    Being a Jets fan, I’m glad to see Pool go to a team where he can start and shine. He never got the credit and praise he deserved in New York.

  7. kev86 says: Mar 15, 2012 12:53 PM

    Bradshaw knocking this guy out was a classic hit. Wonder if he will shy away from contact against the champs.

  8. joeb386 says: Mar 15, 2012 1:39 PM

    ex-Jet for a reason.

  9. carryingweight says: Mar 15, 2012 5:04 PM

    And the vikes miss on another safety smh

  10. caryw30 says: Mar 15, 2012 7:15 PM

    While its nice we have Poole and Carr I still hope that Jerry will take Kirkpatrick if he is available at 14.

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