DallasCowboys.com Staff Writer
IRVING, Texas -
Let me answer the headline question first: Still like it.
Notice I said like and not love, because Iím not sure many people just love seeing offensive linemen drafted in the first round. They want to see highlights, touchdowns, that wow factor.
And unless youíre getting Orlando Pace and seeing all of his pancake-blocks, then itís hard to get too jacked about taking linemen.
But I think most people were in agreement that drafting Tyron Smith
, a 20-year-old from USC who was much more mature beyond his age, was the right pick to make, especially since the Cowboys had gone 30 years since taking an offensive lineman in the first round.
It was the right pick then. And yes, itís still the right pick now.
Oh, Iíve seen him play. Yes, I know that Houstonís J.J. Watt appears to be the next superstar defensive player in the making.
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