The move brought an end to a long period of uncertainty for Crayton, which dates back to the first round selection of Dez Bryant in April’s draft--after which the veteran demanded a trade. Of course, Dallas ignored these requests and held onto Crayton throughout the preseason. By the time it became clear that Crayton was on his way out, after the final preseason game, a seventh round pick was all they could get in return.
In a recent appearance on ESPN Radio 103.3, the newest San Diego Charger said that, considering the timing of the deal, he’s not surprised.
“No, it doesn't surprise me at all, because I think that it's just late,” Crayton said. “It's a week before the season. If this was done, possibly in April or something like that, or maybe even March, probably would have gotten a fourth or fifth maybe. Seventh doesn't surprise me at all. I'm good.
“San Diego wins in this situation. I'm happy with the situation, man.”
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