Signed by Cowboys Cowboys begin addressing injuries, Sign guard Jacob Alsadek

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An NFL roster is never truly set in stone, and player unavailability is often the first domino to fall that leads to subsequent moves. In response to a rash of injuries, the Cowboys worked out six free agents Monday afternoon, per ESPN’s Todd Archer.

Shortly after agent David Canter relayed that former Arizona Wildcat guard Jacob Alsadek had some good news.

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https://cowboyswire.usatoday.com/20...ek-signing-more-than-camp-body-marcus-martin/
 

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Was hoping someone would shed some light on this player.

https://www.nfl.com/prospects/jacob-alsadek?id=32462018-0002-5600-256e-b7ded06c7ce1
Strengths
  • Hefty build with NFL mass
  • Plays with adequate bend
  • Strong upper half
  • Redirect blocks can be jarring
  • Able to drop anchor and neutralize bull rushers
  • Patient as zone blocker
  • Waits for opponent to declare intentions and then captures and runs his feet
  • Drives from his insteps and can collapse defensive tackles on wash down blocks
  • Hands are strong and placement is good in run game
  • Actively looks for resets if hands miss his target point
  • Has frame and strength suited for power


https://www.azdesertswarm.com/footb...arizona-wildcats-football-highlights-scouting

It’s important to start with his durability, leadership and production.

Alsadek played in all but four games throughout his career and started a total of 46 games for the Wildcats. Coming in at one of the most technical positions in a zone blocking system and owning that spot in itself is impressive.

But he was also a leader on the field. Voted as one of four team captains his redshirt senior year, Alsadek noted he wasn’t much of a “rah rah” type of guy, but leads by example and the way he carries himself on and off the field.

Relating back to his play on the field, he has the NFL size that teams want, 6-foot-7, 317 pounds. Teams would be more willing to pick him up because of his size alone while they continue to develop him.

That size also translates into power where he can drive any rusher into the ground as long as he has his base to. He displays good hand placement and can lock onto a defender trying to get by and stop them in their tracks or move them over to create a hole.


Can read more for the weaknesses and the game tape of him.
 

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That’s probably a typo. He actually repd 180 reps on the bench press.

Yeah know, in an era with all the crazy technological advancements out there, you'd think that these idiots could get their facts straight. I've read newspapers with fewer errors. :huh:
 

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https://www.nfl.com/prospects/jacob-alsadek?id=32462018-0002-5600-256e-b7ded06c7ce1
Strengths
  • Hefty build with NFL mass
  • Plays with adequate bend
  • Strong upper half
  • Redirect blocks can be jarring
  • Able to drop anchor and neutralize bull rushers
  • Patient as zone blocker
  • Waits for opponent to declare intentions and then captures and runs his feet
  • Drives from his insteps and can collapse defensive tackles on wash down blocks
  • Hands are strong and placement is good in run game
  • Actively looks for resets if hands miss his target point
  • Has frame and strength suited for power


https://www.azdesertswarm.com/footb...arizona-wildcats-football-highlights-scouting

It’s important to start with his durability, leadership and production.

Alsadek played in all but four games throughout his career and started a total of 46 games for the Wildcats. Coming in at one of the most technical positions in a zone blocking system and owning that spot in itself is impressive.

But he was also a leader on the field. Voted as one of four team captains his redshirt senior year, Alsadek noted he wasn’t much of a “rah rah” type of guy, but leads by example and the way he carries himself on and off the field.

Relating back to his play on the field, he has the NFL size that teams want, 6-foot-7, 317 pounds. Teams would be more willing to pick him up because of his size alone while they continue to develop him.

That size also translates into power where he can drive any rusher into the ground as long as he has his base to. He displays good hand placement and can lock onto a defender trying to get by and stop them in their tracks or move them over to create a hole.


Can read more for the weaknesses and the game tape of him.

He's big, but slow and not very athletic.

He ranked near the bottom of combine OL's at 40 time, cone, vertical, and bench.

Played LT also, and was solid in zone blocking and adequate in pass pro, but can be beaten by quickness.

Quiet leader, well-liked and respected, solid citizen.

He was the first UDFA signed by Green Bay this year, but was released 3 wks later after GB picked Cowboys' ex, Byron Bell.

Played for Torrey Pines high in San Diego; was too big to play Pop Warner.
 

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NFL.com says he should be in a TC but most likely that is all with a slight possibility he could be career back up. His weaknesses are pretty bad, technique could cover some of it but slow feet, slow hands, and below average athleticism will hard to mask with technique.
 

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Judging by the scant amount of experience, he's bound to be raw, although his upside seems legit for a team patient enough to develop him. In the grand scheme of things, he might turn out to be a decemt long term investment despite being bounced around lately.

Assuming he's fortunate enough to be retained by Dallas, time will tell, although he'll be obliged to improve considerably with sound technique being in his future. We'll see if he sticks or is just a stepping stone to better things. Obviously, Green Bay decided upon the latter.
 
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Judging by the scant amount of experience, he's bound to be raw, although his upside seems legit for a team patient enough to develop him. In the grand scheme of things, he could turn out to be a worthwhile long term investment. Assuming he's fortunate enough to be retained by Dallas, time will tell.
If this is true. Dallas seams to be the perfect fit for him.
 
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