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Is this O-line better than the one we had in the early 90's?

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Is this O-line better than the one we had in the early 90's? 

Post#1 » by bluejerseyjinx » Sat Nov 26, 2016 3:08 pm

Been hearing it a lot the past week or so. just now giving it some thought. how do you guys feel?
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Re: Is this O-line better than the one we had in the early 90's? 

Post#2 » by Mr B » Mon Nov 28, 2016 3:30 am

bluejerseyjinx wrote:Been hearing it a lot the past week or so. just now giving it some thought. how do you guys feel?


Man for man yes they are better, except for Larry Allen. He was the best OL out of all these guys. In my opinion though they have a long way to being better than that 90's OL. The 90's line was the foundation for 3 SB's. This current line would need to help this team to at least 2 SB's to be considered better in my opinion.
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Post#3 » by bluejerseyjinx » Fri Dec 2, 2016 3:04 pm

I can see why Escobar is a back up.
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Re: Is this O-line better than the one we had in the early 90's? 

Post#4 » by jackwindham » Wed Jan 4, 2017 9:33 am

The offensive line was a big part of the success, but they were not the only reason why the Cowboys won three Super Bowl trophies. Keep in mind that the defense back then was much better than the unit in Dallas now.
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Post#5 » by Otis Driftwood » Wed Jan 4, 2017 1:08 pm

jackwindham wrote:The offensive line was a big part of the success, but they were not the only reason why the Cowboys won three Super Bowl trophies. Keep in mind that the defense back then was much better than the unit in Dallas now.


Especially the Defensive line where Jimmy rotated those 8 guys. Goes back to BJJ's argument for getting DT's in here. Those guys controlled the line of scrimmage. The current group is getting better but no one rooting for the Cowboys is confusing Tyrone Crawford with Charles Haley or Maliek Collins with Leon Lett. It is a need that must be addressed in the next few drafts.
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Re: Is this O-line better than the one we had in the early 90's? 

Post#6 » by bluejerseyjinx » Sun Jan 15, 2017 5:34 pm

We will find out these next two weeks truly about the offensive line. Cowboys should humiliate both Packers and Falcons defenses while controlling the clock and having their way.
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Re: Is this O-line better than the one we had in the early 90's? 

Post#7 » by bluejerseyjinx » Thu Feb 2, 2017 5:53 pm

With Collins coming back next year, who is the odd man out? Leary or Free. Or do we keep them all?
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Post#8 » by Mr B » Thu Feb 2, 2017 6:17 pm

Leary is pretty much gone. He's going to get paid, and deservedly so. If he goes to the AFC he likely will make the Pro Bowl next year. Free will likely be back although he might get beat out by Chaz Green if he can stay healthy.

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