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After 2 Years With Cowboys, G/C Adam Redmond Facing Number Crunch

has been on the ' official roster for the last two years as a backup at and . That versatility has helped him find work thus far, but making the team in 2020 will be harder than ever with the increasing number of prospects.

Dallas added Redmond at final cuts in 2018 after he was waived by the Bills. After going undrafted in 2016, the Harvard grad spent his rookie year on the Colts' and then split 2017 between Indianapolis and Buffalo's squads.

The Cowboys signed Adam in the aftermath of learning about 's diagnosis of Guillain–Barré syndrome just a few weeks earlier. With moving into the starting lineup, Redmond was brought in to be the backup center and also had position flex as a guard.

Last year, even with Frederick back and Looney still as the primary backup, Redmond again made the team for additional depth. He benefited from 's pectoral that kept the rookie off the roster all of 2019.

In 2020, Frederick is now retired and McGovern is healthy and ready to compete. But that doesn't mean Adam Redmond is going to sneak his way onto the again.

The Cowboys also added rookie center in the 4th Round of the most recent draft. Even though we still have had any practices yet in 2020, there is a clear pecking order with Looney, McGovern, and Biadasz as the top three. Redmond is projected odd man out.

Adam's road to making the team got even tougher when Dallas signed veteran Cam Erving in early May. While he's likely here to playing swing , Erving is a former 1st-Round pick who began his career at guard and has also played center in the .

The competition is a lot stiffer than it's ever been for Adam Redmond. And with a new coming in, he doesn't even have the modest of system familiarity going for him.

Still, versatility and are big pluses in player evaluation. Redmond provides depth at multiple positions and has actually played in games.

Unfortunately for him, no matter how good a case he makes for deserving an NFL roster spot in 2020, it's probably going to have to be with another team. Between the youthful upside and veteran experience in Dallas' other options, Adam Redmond looks like the odd man out for this season.

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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