falconforever79 Posted September 3, 2010 Share Posted September 3, 2010 The Dallas Cowboys have traded wide receiver Patrick Crayton to the San Diego Chargers on Friday.Galloway & Co.: 9/3Former Cowboys wideout Patrick Crayton joins GAC minutes after his trade to the Chargers was finalized.More Podcasts »"I'm glad thats it's over so I can now know what needs to be focused on," Crayton told ESPN 103.3 FM's Galloway and Company on Friday. "I'm going to a contender. A legitimate shot to go out there and be the No. 2 and contribute. ..."The [san Diego] offense is very similar to ours so it shouldn't be long before I get in there and get comfortable with the offense. ... It's just a relief. No more not knowing what's going to go on."The Cowboys will receive a seventh-round pick from the Chargers. That could be upgraded to a sixth-round pick if Crayton catches 40 or more passes this season with San Diego."I'm good," Crayton said when informed that it looks like he'd been traded for a seventh-round pick. "San Diego wins in this situation."Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said the team also traded offensive lineman Pat McQuistan to the Miami Dolphins for a sixth-round pick. Crayton, who was drafted in the seventh round out of Northwestern Oklahoma State by the Cowboys in 2004, caught 196 passes for 2,888 yards and 23 touchdowns in 82 games -- including 33 starts.He's looking forward to joining the Chargers' offense, led by quarterback Philip Rivers."You know I'm licking my chops about that one," Crayton told ESPNDallas.com's Ben Rogers. "I go from one Pro Bowl quarterback to another. One Pro Bowl tight end to another. Another dominant defense, a nice, young running back, a good offensive line ... I'm looking forward to it."More on the CowboysCalvin Watkins and Tim MacMahon have the Cowboys blanketed for ESPNDallas.com. Check in with their constantly updated coverage. Blog The receiver had sought a release following April's NFL draft -- when the Cowboys selected Dez Bryant in the first round -- and again after the Cowboys' final preseason game on Thursday.McQuistan was a reserve the last four seasons and played for Dolphins coach Tony Sparano when Sparano coached the Cowboys' offensive line.I hope they give us a chance to talk Vincent Jackson Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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