Do you want Free or
The Cowboys are going with Doug Free to replace Marc Colombo at right tackle.
But the question is not a simple one.
The Cowboys are going to miss Colombo. He wasn't the best offensive lineman on the team but he was solid and he played with the most intensity. The latter can't be understated.
Now as the Cowboys labored over what to do in his absence, the question was simply who is a better fit?
The inexperienced Doug Free at right tackle or the experienced but limited Montrae Holland at right guard with Leonard Davis moving from guard to tackle. It's a given that
But is the
The talk of disrupting two positions rather than one is a non issue because this should be considered a long-term move.
The Cowboys should also dismiss the notion that they should play Free just because they drafted him and should trust him. They also acquired
The decision should be based on whoever is best for the team. How they got here shouldn't matter.
Considering how important the tackle position is, I would go with the Davis-Holland combo. You can hide a guard but you can't hide a tackle.
If the Cowboys were confident and/or comfortable with Free doing job it wouldn't have been a question in the first place.
Well, if you have questions, then go with what you know.
After all, you have invested too much money in franchise quarterback Tony Romo to take any chances with his health.
Again, the Cowboys are going with Free and it might work. It’s their point of view that he has the most potential and they need to find out if he can do the job. They can always move
Just hope it's not too late.
Clarence E. Hill Jr.