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Asomugha a "Huge Long-Shot" For Cowboys

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    Basically since cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha became a free agent, the Dallas Cowboys have been an omnipresent name in discussions over who might land the services of the four-time All-Pro.

    It seems to make sense. It’s clear that the Cowboys need help in the secondary, an area they didn’t really address in the draft; Terence Newman is getting older and Mike Jenkins, though he’s shown flashes of brilliance, has been anything but a model of consistency. Asomugha, if he landed in Dallas, would provide an immediate upgrade to the Dallas defense.

    But lately, questions over finance have thrown doubt on the idea of Asomugha wearing a star on his helmet in 2011. Fox Sports Southwest’s Matt Mosley reported on Wednesday, citing sources close to the situation, that the Cowboys see the corner as “a huge long shot.”

    That is, there’s a chance the Cowboys could make a deal happen--but it’s very, very slim.

    “Right now, the Cowboys are giving me an ‘only in our dreams’ response to Asomugha queries, but things can change in a hurry,” Mosley writes. “If someone convinced Jerry Jones that Asomugha was truly the missing piece to the Cowboys being a Super Bowl contender, he would move mountains to make it happen.

    “But I don't think anyone can make that argument right now.”

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