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OLine Future Options

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by xwalker, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. cowboy_ron

    cowboy_ron You Can't Fix Stupid

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    Tyron Smith has limited upside?
  2. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    those that forget the past are doomed to repeat it
    Something you might think about
  3. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    That's a good question.

    He was a Center in college. He played RT for most of 2 season with the Vikings. I think they were desperate to replace him as a starter. He lost his starting job to Rookie Phil Loadholt who, from what I can gather, struggled in his Rookie season.

    I guess my answer would be that he could be the 4th OT and possible swing Tackle and backup Center on game day; however,if he had to start at RT, I think the Cowboys would be in big trouble.

    I'm hopeful that they draft an OT, even if it's in the late rounds. There are several mid to late round OTs that Physically look really good.
  4. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    No, Tyron Smith was in all options, not just the "limited upside" option.

    The options to start the season were:
    Option 1 - Brandon Moore at OG
    Option 2 - Leary at OG
    Option 3 - Draft Pick at OG

    At age 32, Brandon Moore's upside is limited compared to Leary or a Draft pick.

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