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Friday, May 14, 2010
Jerry Jones is pleased with the offensive line


The depth on the Cowboys offensive line was a concern coming into the offsesaon.

But the team has made several moves to calm things down.

It cut long-time left tackle Flozell Adams, it re-signed guard Montrae Holland to a two-year deal, it moved tackle Pat McQuistian from tackle to guard, praised the development of tackle Robert Brewster and traded for Alex Barron to compete with Doug Free at left tackle.

Will these moves work out?

Jerry Jones, the owner/general manager, thinks so.

"To be candid with you, I’m no longer concerned about the offensive line at all," Jones said. "As a matter of fact, I like the mix because we haven’t done it where we have progress stoppers. You get a chance to see a guy like Brewster play."

What's a progress stopper?

Adams was one. A veteran player, past his prime, that was holding a starting spot where a younger player could have fit in. But the Cowboys didn't have a young player ready to move in, until Free emerged last year.