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News: DC.COM : breaking down Starters at Offensive Tackle

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by dwmyers, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. dwmyers

    dwmyers Well-Known Member

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    Article:

    http://www.dallascowboys.com/news/a...us-Breaking-Down-Starters-At-Offensive-Tackle

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  2. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    I was reading something somewhere by some guy that said if we could sign Jake Long or Denver's LT, we could move Smith back to RT. I'd feel more comfortable spending money on a tackle and looking at the interior through the draft.
  3. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Jake Long has had some struggles with injuries. If he didn't have some issues, then Miami would probably re-sign him.

    Clady, Denver's LT, will get Franchised.
  4. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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  5. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    I agree that I'd rather have a vet tackle, but Long and Clady aren't great options.

    I wouldn't be surprised at all if the only OL we sign is a swing tackle, we have Parnell at RT next year, and we go OG/C in the 3rd or 4th round.
  6. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Long and Clady aren't great options? Why?
  7. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    Long has been coasting on his rep the last few years. Several nagging injuries are at least part of the reason.

    He is NOW nowhere what he was 4 years ago
  8. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    Because of Long's injury history and the fact that Clady is not going to get out of Denver.

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