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Stephen Jones Isn't Worried About That $10 Million Cap Hit

The Cowboys were recently penalized $10 million by the NFL for front-loading contracts during the 2010 season

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    It was announced last week that the NFL would dock the Dallas Cowboys $10 million in cap space for front-loading contracts in the uncapped, 2010 season, but executive vice president and COO Stephen Jones doesn’t sound all that worried about it.

    Jones said this week that the Cowboys still expect to be able make the moves they want in free agency--and we’ve got some evidence that he’s right, with the signing of cornerback Brandon Carr on Wednesday and that of Brodney Pool today.

    "First of all, the No. 1 thing we always try to be in a position to do, regardless of the situation, is do the things we need to do to make us a better football team for the upcoming season,'' Jones said, per the Dallas Morning News. "Obviously, getting the cap hit, you have to deal with it and the ramifications of that but it's not going to stop us from being able to do the things we have to do to be a championship caliber football team in 2012.''

    Dallas will spread the cap hit between this offseason and next, and it appears as though the team isn’t done spending. Linebacker Dan Connor is reportedly still in town on his visit, and veteran guard Nate Livings is scheduled to visit in the coming days.

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