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Connor Williams Taking Reps at Center, Should Tyler Biadasz be Worried?

Throughout the for the Cowboys, starting has been getting some looks at . What does this mean for projected starter and could a change be brewing at the position for 2021?

Williams saw reps at center during the spring practices and again during these first few days of . But according to , Connor's only being evaluated as a potential backup.

The Cowboys have enjoyed security at guard and center the last few years through , the former veteran backup from 2016-2020. But Dallas elected not to re-sign the 30-year-old Looney this year and appear to be exploring some new options for emergencies.

Third-year guard Connor McGovern has been seen as a potential replacement for Looney as a versatile backup. But right now it appears Dallas may be more comfortable with Connor Williams moving over to center and McGovern stepping in as if the need arose.

Dallas also now has 7th-round rookie , whose versatility to handle in spot on the offensive line was part of what got him drafted. He takes the place of veteran as a potential last resort for the roster or , and we saw Redmond play in 14 games during his three years with the Cowboys.

Whatever Plan B finally becomes, there's no sign that Tyler Biadasz' position is currently being threatened. He and Williams are still expected to return to their starting roles along with , , and .

Last year we saw the Cowboys' offensive line pushed beyond the breaking point of its depth and versatility. It makes sense for them to explore every scenario in preparation for 2021.

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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