Dallas Cowboys 53-man roster prediction following 2023 NFL Draft

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Offensive Line (9):

Tyron Smith
Tyler Smith
Tyler Biadasz
Zack Martin
Terence Steele
Chuma Edoga
Asim Richards
Matt Farinok
Matt Waletzko

During free agency, the Cowboys revealed one of the worst plans they've ever rolled out — and that's actually impressive given some of the things Jerry Jones has said in pressers. This time, Jones was talking about their offensive line and the plan to replace Connor McGovern, saying they won't use Tyler Smith to replace him.

Instead, they play to play him at left tackle and move Tyron Smith to right tackle. The problem is, that means Terence Steele, who was their best tackle in 2022, would move to the bench. That plan was bad then and looks worse now that they didn't draft a guard until Day 3 and added only Chuma Edoga in free agency — who also plays tackle.

Barring a trade or free agent signing, it looks as though this might have been another instance of Jerry talking about his plans while the adults did the smarter moves (see Manziel, Johnny and Lynch, Paxton as examples). With the roster as it is, Dallas should be ready to put their best five on the field which has both Smiths on the left, Tyler Biadasz in the middle, Zack Martin at right guard, and Steele at right tackle.

Edoga is the swing tackle in this plan with Matt Farinok as the No. 2 center and guard. Asim Richards could develop into the primary backup guard, but Farinok won't be easily unseated.

Josh Ball is apparently moving to guard but it's too little too late as he doesn't make the cut. Matt Waltezko rounds out the roster in his place.