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ESPND: O-line could look a lot different after bye week

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by JonJon, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. JonJon

    JonJon Injured Reserve

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    O-line could look a lot different after bye week
    By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

    IRVING, Texas -- The Cowboys’ offensive line could look a lot different after next week’s bye.

    Offensive coordinator Bill Callahan said he is hopeful that Monday night’s matchup with the Bears would be the last game that Phil Costa misses due to back problems that have bothered him since training camp. Once Costa has recovered, there could be an interesting conversation among the coaching staff about whether Costa or Ryan Cook should start at center.

    There could also be a change made at right guard, a topic Callahan and head coach Jason Garrett danced around but didn’t deny Wednesday. The Cowboys have the option of replacing struggling Mackenzy Bernadeau with Derrick Dockery, a veteran with 113 career starts.

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  2. StarBoyz83

    StarBoyz83 Well-Known Member

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    It could but it wont
  3. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Is this supposed to make us feel better or worse?

    :rolleyes:
  4. EGG

    EGG Well-Known Member

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    I definitely feel worse. About the only thing that might cheer me up is bringing in Holland,,, and how SAD is that?
  5. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    I thought the guy did a pretty good job last year upon his return.

    And this is coming from a guy who was SCREAMING for him to be released in the first place!

    When faced with life without football, the light came on for him and he became a much improved and more focused player.

    I'm hopeful that the same is happening with Jeff Otah and we can take a look at him as a RT possibility.
  6. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    What about Costa at center and Cook at right guard?
  7. ethiostar

    ethiostar Well-Known Member

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    Bring Holland back already.
  8. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    He's probably 600 pounds by now.
  9. ethiostar

    ethiostar Well-Known Member

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    :laugh2:

    Does that mean he can replace Bernie and Free?
  10. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    About a month ago, he clearly outperformed the two cheaper scrubs we ended up signing...
  11. K-Mart

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    Sounds like the most sensible change....if any.
  12. cowboyschmps3

    cowboyschmps3 Well-Known Member

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    Trade for someone, surprise us jeRraaa
  13. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    Replacing cook with costa would be stupid unless they move cook to RG. Costa Cook might be better than cook MAC
  14. Cowboys&LakersFan

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    If these idiots don't get their act together we need to make a trade.
  15. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    No one is going to trade a good OL right now. We are who we are this season, just gotta hope we get better
  16. Iago33

    Iago33 Well-Known Member

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    I have this strange fantasy where Kowalski comes back healthy and saves the O-line. I know--it's twisted, right?
  17. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Oh, fantastic.

    We swap Costa for Cook and then slide Dockery in to replace Mack?


    Guess he's right, it could look different.......although won't likely play any different.
  18. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Be a pretty terrible idea.

    If Dockery isn't better than Mack or Cook, why is he even on the roster?

    Keep Cook, swap Dockery in for Mack.......provided Dockery can even handle that.
  19. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    Having the same reocurring thought patter. Is Kowalski the Killa...or yet another Lebowski.

    Noway you move Cook for Costa.
  20. CoCo

    CoCo Well-Known Member

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    Well, I for one am glad that Callahan will be considering all possibilities for the future.

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