What are the 2021 Cowboys top positional groups?

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Zack Martin, Dallas Cowboys
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#2 – Offensive Line

Last year’s struggles to keep the Cowboys’ offensive line healthy illustrated just how massively important this group really is. Without perennial Pro Bowlers and future Hall of Famers in left tackle Tyron Smith and right guard Zack Martin, plus right tackle La’el Collins, this unit was lost.

Although with left guard Connor Williams coming off a career season, backup Connor McGovern finally showing signs of life, and rookie center Tyler Biadaz being penciled in to become the starter in his second season, there’s certainly talent on the line outside of the big three.

Now consider the experience players like Brandon Knight and Terence Steele received last season plus what the addition of newcomers like rookie Josh Ball and veteran Ty Nsekhe add to this unit, and there’s a legitimate argument to be made that the offensive line in Dallas is the team’s best overall positional group when healthy.

But the fact that this unit was so plagued with injuries in 2020 and the talent level beyond the big three of Smith, Martin, and Collins is debatable likely means there’s one other positional group in Dallas that’s even better.