Cowboys have talked to Dolphins, presumably about Minkah Fitzpatrick

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The Dolphins have given Minkah Fitzpatrick permission to seek a trade. The Cowboys could use an upgrade at safety.

So have the Cowboys had conversations with the Dolphins the past 24 hours?

Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones answered, “Yeah,” when asked that question on 105.3 The Fan on Friday but wouldn’t comment on specifics and didn’t use Fitzpatrick’s name. Jones added that he talks to other teams all the time.

“We always . . . when you hear rumors, you get calls,” Jones said on his radio show, via Jon Machota of TheAthletic.com. “You have conversations between myself, Jerry [Jones], Will [McClay]. We’re always checking around and seeing what’s going on. We have a pretty steady diet of visiting with other teams. We’re always trying to improve our roster.”

Fitzpatrick is represented by Joel Segal, who also represents Cowboys players Amari Cooper and Taco Charlton. The Cowboys have worked on a contract extension for Cooper, and they could deal Charlton, a first-round pick in 2017 who was a healthy scratch last week.

The Dolphins made Fitzpatrick the 11th overall choice in 2018. They reportedly are seeking a first-round pick in return for Fitzpatrick.

The Cowboys gave up their 2019 first-round pick last October in a trade with the Raiders for Cooper.

The Cowboys host the Dolphins in Week Three.

47 responses to “Cowboys have talked to Dolphins, presumably about Minkah Fitzpatrick

  1. “they could deal Charlton”

    Or, since they won’t get anything for him, they could cut him…he stinks.

  2. Wait…hold up. Wasn’t this kid on the same defense that just surrendered 500 yards to, oh wait…Ravens scored again!

  3. The Cowboys clearly made a mistake on Charlton. They will be
    fortunate to get a 5th round pick. The Dolphins will not want his
    cap hit.
    On the other side the Dolphins also made a mistake taking Fitzpatrick
    so high. If they can get a second and a 3-4 round pick based on
    Fitzpatrick’s production they should take. The Dolphins can then combine
    the many picks they have for more picks or opportunities to move up
    and get the right player.

  4. Fins only make a trade if they receive a #1 pick and body with a helmet on it. Player that plays today and one that will play in the future.

  5. scoops1 says:
    September 13, 2019 at 4:28 pm
    Giants need to swoop him up
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    The NYG in all likelihood will end up with a top 5 pick again.
    That means a high second round also.
    The only way they trade picks is for the 2021 draft.

  6. jimnaizeeum says:
    September 13, 2019 at 4:20 pm
    “they could deal Charlton”

    Or, since they won’t get anything for him, they could cut him…he stinks
    +++++++++++++
    Sounds like he will fit right in with Flores and co.

  7. Would be worth the Cowboys getting a Great DB/S on that cheap rookie cap hit where they could pay Dak and others. Just need to give the Dolphins a #1 and something else…

  8. Been a Cowboy fan since the beginning, but the Dolphins are in the drivers seat here. I’d be asking for a couple of good OL. (They don’t have to necessarily be starters) I’d be asking for something I can build on. The Cowboys are looking to win a Super Bowl. The Dolphins are looking toward the future. They don’t have the same needs and short term goals. The trade could work depending on what the Cowboys are willing to give up.

  9. Charlton has no value and the Cowboys secondary is ok where it is at. Trading picks for this guy is what will get them in cap trouble. After they pay coop and dak they have others in the secondary that will benup at the same time along with Vander-esch. As much as I to say it the Cowboys have been finally doi g it right. Trade or sign a need and address talent and depth via the draft. Dont change that philosophy.

  10. A 1st and a 3rd. And if Minkah doesn’t like how things are, he can retire. Or not. Really doesn’t matter at this point.

  11. Look to Howie and the eagles to swoop in and grab this versatile young , controllable player for peanuts

  12. When asked what he’s been doing to prepare for this important upcoming year and to avoid the bust label, Taco Charlton answered “I’ve been listening to my agent. I do what he tells me to do”.

    Something along those lines.

  13. Like I’ve already said before I’ll simply say it again the Cowboys are never getting back to the Superbowl as long as Jason Garrett is the head coach… end of story

  14. TheGuru says:
    September 13, 2019 at 4:32 pm
    Wait…hold up. Wasn’t this kid on the same defense that just surrendered 500 yards to, oh wait…Ravens scored again!

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    Lets not judge the Dolphins D on one game. Lets see how they do this week against a different QB and receiving corps.

  15. The issue I have with the Dolphins is they now have no credibility and no one wants to play for them. Moreover number one draft picks Fitzpatrick, Safety and Tunsil, Offensive Tackle are both very good NFL players now. The Dolphins have shown over many years that finding an all pro talented player in the draft is challenging for them.

  16. Yes you are right if the giants can somehow manage to deal their 2nd rd pick because hey face it, we’re only going to win so many games on the back Barkley this year with our defense in shambles the way it is that would be great.

  17. Give them Sean Lee and a ham sandwich with no cheese. If you’re going to tank do it right. Right?

  18. If they give up a 1st rounder and a 3rd i’d take it, Really for the cowboys they are trying to win now take the proven all pro veteran Reshad Jones.. If i were the cowboys i’d rather offer a 4th and get Jones then a 1st to get Minkah

  19. Can we get a sober comment here? Miami has a player with talent that doesn’t fit the new coach’s system. Now this is a loss if the GM can’t figure out what to do.

    Which may be the problem. The GM said this player was a Swiss army knife when he drafted him. Except that hasn’t been true. instead we have a player who really prefers to become a one-trick pony. Maybe another team covets this player at that “perfect” position?

    Or maybe no one gives a crap & the guy has to earn his keep.

  20. I am a Dolphin fan and I have been in favour of a total tear it up and start again. We have been in a bad state for a long time. Neither good or bad just mediocre. I really don’t know we’re the first win will come if ever this year. And I fear the humiliation that was dealt last week was the first of many. But this latest potential trade is a tank to far. It’s our season ticket fans I feel for. I can not see how this is not some kind customer care infraction. It’s like going to buy a new car putting a payment down and going back a few days later to pick it up only to find the wheels have been changed from alloys to steel, it’s now a brown paint job instead of aqua and the sat nav has been removed. You would be within your rights to pull out the trading standards card and ask for your money back or at least demand a major discount on next years model.

  21. Can fans be expected to pay full price when the team is intentionally tanking for a high draft pick?

    Season ticket holders should do a class action for 80% refund ASAP

    This was a playoff team only a few years ago. This years record will be the result of a willful decision by ownership on the fans dime.

  22. Lets not judge the Dolphins D on one game. Lets see how they do this week against a different QB and receiving corps.

    I agree. No need to jump to conclusions. Now let’s take a look at who they are….oh God. Oh God no.

    Is there a mercy rule in the NFL?

  23. gizzmonic says:
    September 14, 2019 at 9:35 am
    Can fans be expected to pay full price when the team is intentionally tanking for a high draft pick?
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    What fans? The only time the stadium is close to full is when they are playing the Jets, Giants or Cowboys…

  24. Minka gone would be a bigger hole,but if he doesn’t or can’t be here, maybe to Washington for a tackle and couple of picks?

  25. Let minkah suck it up for now, Move him back to CB because he is a subpar Strong Safety and if this dude has any character maybe he channels this anger into playing better.. Not every game is gonna be as bad as the ravens i think minkah and the team need time to settle in

  26. Minka could thrive if he were put at the right position and stay there. He’s not a strong safety and should never line up there. Any coaching staff that doesn’t realize that doesn’t know what they’re doing.

  27. He’s a slot CB, not a Safety. He was just complaining about the Dolphins playing him out of position by playing him at Safety.

  28. snakeplizkn says:
    September 13, 2019 at 8:05 pm
    Cowboys need to get a QB that can play against an NFL defense first.

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    You mean instead of the guy who just had a game with a perfect QB rating and was NFC Offensive Player of the week?

  29. What fans? The only time the stadium is close to full is when they are playing the Jets, Giants or Cowboys…
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    Good Point

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