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Cowboys offensive line needs some questions answered, but not a concern for 2023

The Cowboys have plenty to do if they want to improve their roster this , but one group that will be okay as the team rolls in the 2023 is the

This group looks solid on paper, yet I understand why fans still think improvement is needed. They will still have several questions to answer before the 2023 season begins. Still, they will return at least four of their five starters from a year ago. 

We know , , and will return, and should return to form from his tore ACL in December. He is expected to be ready for

Steele is a , though, which means the Cowboys can match the highest offer that another team throws his way, but if they can't come to terms with him on a long-term deal, they could apply a first-round tender on him, let him walk and take the pick. 

That said, four of the five starters will return in 2023. might leave in , and I would pass on bringing him back anyway, and doing so would leave them looking for a starting left .

Another question people will continue to wonder about is if the Cowboys will cut . Doing so would free up close to $14 million if he is a post-June 1st cut. This would be a bright idea to help get the team from beneath the cap. 

If he returns, the Cowboys could do exactly what we thought would happen entering last season. Put Tyron Smith at left and have Tyler Smith at . That is, until Tyron gets hurt again. The future Hall of Famer can't stay healthy. said Tuesday that he expects to have Tyron back next year. 

Sure, it would be a good idea for the Cowboys to add some depth on the offensive line via the draft this year, but this isn't a group the to spend another high draft pick on. 

They need much more help next to on the outside and at corner. I would even look at linebackers before I worried about the offensive line. 

This group needs to be great in 2023, not just good. They will have the right pieces in place to do so. Whether they can stay on the field together becomes a different matter. The last thing we want to see is the team in a situation like last year. He doesn't want to have to call a 40-year-old vet like to help them out. 

Another thing to note is that the Cowboys have a new in Mike Solari. He was an assistant offensive line coach under in Green Bay in 2015, and he spent the 1987-88 seasons in Dallas working under .

McCarthy is building this staff with guys that have brought him success before. This season is all on him. 

The Cowboys are in a fine place with their offensive line, and I am much more concerned about and corner. I expect them to add some depth in the draft outside the first two rounds. 

, , and Isaac Alarcon are also on the roster, but only Ball has seen game action and didn't look good in his time.

Shane Taylor
Shane Taylor
Cowboys fan from the Midwest. Writing is fun, Staff writer for Inside The Star. Follow me on twitter @ShaneTaylor43

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