Ranking the Cowboys' position groups from worst to best in 2023

- Best pass rush in the league?

- Improved WR corps

- Depth at QB

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6. Offensive Line

  • Tyron Smith
  • Tyler Smith
  • Tyler Biadasz
  • Zack Martin
  • Terence Steele
  • Chuma Edoga
  • Asim Richards
  • TJ Bass

Staying healthy will obviously be a key for this unit, but there's no question the Cowboys have invested a ton here. Terence Steele just got a nice new contract and Dallas has three former first-round picks in Tyron Smith, Tyler Smith, and Zack Martin here.

Tyler Biadasz has proven to be a solid option as many thought he would be coming out of Wisconsin back in 2020, and although this Dallas Cowboys offensive line is not revered as it once was, if they can get growth from Smith in year two, this has the potential to be one of the more improved units in the league in 2023.

Health is obviously a primary concern, but you can't help but like the look of this starting five. Depth-wise, Chuma Edoga has experience but the Cowboys have a couple of rookies they like also in Asim Richards and TJ Bass.

5. Safeties

  • Malik Hooker
  • Donovan Wilson
  • Jayron Kearse
  • Israel Mukuamu
  • Marqueese Bell
  • Juanyeh Thomas

Keeping six safeties isn't overly common in the NFL, but Dan Quinn utilizes so many of these guys. Yes, some will have to make their mark on special teams, but with how thin the Cowboys are at the off-ball linebacker position, don't be surprised if some of these guys are popping up in the box or in certain packages to utilize their size and physicality.

Donovan Wilson was the Cowboys' leading tackler a year ago and had 9 QB hits, tied for 5th-most on the team. Malik Hooker has been outstanding for Dan Quinn as a reclamation project defensively for the Cowboys and picked off three passes last year.

You won't find teams with better "depth" than Jayron Kearse and Israel Mukuamu. As a matter of fact, the Cowboys list Kearse as one of three "starting" safeties for them. Expect to see a lot of him once again in 2023.

Marqueese Bell and Juanyeh Thomas made a lot of plays in the preseason and forced their way onto this roster.