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Asa Watson landing with Cowboys

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It’s been an odd week for tight end Asa Watson.  The brother of Saints tight end Benjamin Watson, Asa entered the Patriots’ preseason opener as the starting tight end.

Then, Watson was cut.

Then, he cleared waivers — possibly due to a rookie contract that contained $17,000 in guaranteed salary.  Now, per a league source, Watson will be signing with the Cowboys.

Watson played college football at North Carolina State.  He signed with the Patriots after going undrafted.

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8 Responses to “Asa Watson landing with Cowboys”
  1. qdog112 says: Aug 13, 2014 10:01 PM

    He’s got skills never fully utilized at NCSU. He may be a better downfield pass catcher than older brother Ben

  2. valcomm5 says: Aug 13, 2014 10:05 PM

    Nice to see the Cowboys focusing on the D. Way to go Mr GM guy. Idiot.

  3. realitycheckbaby says: Aug 13, 2014 10:22 PM

    Crap!

    Thought it said Emma Watson.

  4. damcmp says: Aug 13, 2014 10:35 PM

    in todays megadeals..teams are worried about$17,000??

  5. bubbybrisket says: Aug 13, 2014 10:36 PM

    Pats sign a camp body

  6. gumpsturn32 says: Aug 14, 2014 12:08 AM

    unless he can play defense we don’t need him

  7. jerrysglassescleaner says: Aug 14, 2014 6:21 AM

    Can he play defensive too?

  8. shertz95 says: Aug 14, 2014 12:54 PM

    Got to start looking for witten replacement sometime. He can’t play forever.

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