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Cowboys close to locking up Patrick Crayton

The Cowboys are close to locking up one of their offensive weapons. Word is that Dallas and WR Patrick Crayton are very close to finalizing a deal that will keep Crayton off the open market. blog, here.

And now it appears wide receiver Patrick Crayton is getting close to a contract extension. The fourth-year pro, who is expected to become an unrestricted free agent in the off-season, said on Thursday he is hopeful to get a deal done in the near future, possibly as early as this week.

"Hopefully pretty soon," Crayton said. "This is exactly where I want to be."

DMN blog, here.

Plus, odds are that Crayton will never become an unrestricted free agent. Superstar columnist Jean-Jacques Taylor mentioned earlier this week that the Cowboys are negotiating a long-term deal with Crayton's agent that would include a signing bonus of at least $5.5 million. Crayton said today that the deal would hopefully be done pretty soon.

I like this signing, assuming it happens. Crayton has been a valuable WR and has put up some nice numbers supporting Witten and Owens. He has the hands and the ability to be a solid #2 WR. I hope they finalize it soon.

Hat tip to kingbillito for the news posted in a diary, here.

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