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It’s nice to have a former All-Pro in your pocket, but there should be no sense of urgency to get him on the field.
It feels like only yesterday when the offensive line of the Dallas Cowboys was in turmoil. The team lost starting left tackle Tyron Smith for most of the season after he injured his leg in training camp. We got to see our first glimpse of unproven youngsters Josh Ball and Matt Waletzko in preseason action, and it wasn’t pretty. And even the team’s prized draft pick Tyler Smith was initially moved inside to left guard to replace the departed Connor Williams, and his play was a mixed bag as there were some promising reps, but also some plays that needed to be cleaned up. Suffice it to say, this created a very uneasy feeling for Cowboys fans who were hoping to see an improved offensive line this season.
Enter Jason Peters.