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Poll: Fans Want Newman Gone In 2012

In a poll conducted by ESPN Dallas, 98 percent of fans don't want Dallas to bring Terence Newman back in 2012



    They’re here. They’re clear. They don’t want any more Terence Newman.

    At least, according to one poll they don’t, “they” in this case being Cowboys fans. ESPN Dallas recently conducted a fan poll giving fans the options of “take ‘em or trash ‘em” with regard to players they want to keep and players they want to see gone in 2012--and the aging cornerback Newman (pictured here allowing a touchdown pass AND committing pass interference) didn’t exactly fare well.

    97 percent of those who voted in the poll want Newman to be elsewhere by next season, tying the veteran Kansas State product (somewhat strangely) with practice squad running back Chauncey Washington--who was called up to the active roster late in the year when the running back shortage reared its ugly head--for least wanted. 

    The rest of the top five “trash ‘em” candidates consists of safety Frank Walker (94 percent), kicker David Buehler (93 percent), linebacker Keith Brooking (92 percent) and backup QB Jon Kitna (91 percent).

    On the other side of the coin, 99 percent of voters want DeMarco Murray and Sean Lee to return, and 98 percent are keen on seeing Jason Witten, Laurent Robinson, Tyron Smith, DeMarcus Ware and Dan Bailey back in 2012.

    91 percent of voters gave quarterback Tony Romo the “keep ‘em” nod.

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