Cowboys OL La’el Collins Wishes To Stay At Right Tackle

Despite multiple rumors circling around the Dallas this , La’el Collins himself shot down any discussion of him moving back to over the weekend.

The now fourth year offensive lineman moved from left to prior to 2017 to replace veteran starter , but due to the inconsistencies at the left guard spot a year ago, some thought Collins could be returning to his original spot at guard.

These rumors grew even louder when the Cowboys signed veteran right tackle Cameron Fleming a few weeks ago. Fleming started the final quarter and change of the for the , and was solid in that spot.

His ceiling is certainly nowhere near as high as Collins’ is at that spot, however. Plus, La’el Collins was much better at right than the masses may believe. He improved vastly from the beginning of the season, though he did seem to plateau a bit around November.

On Sunday, Collins told the Cowboys official website that he likes playing on the outside, and is totally “focused on playing tackle.” Considering we are inching closer to both the and voluntary team workouts, it would be a shock to see La’el Collins move back to guard now.

This is especially true after hearing his quotes on Sunday.

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Written by Kevin Brady

Die-hard Cowboys fan from the Northeast, so you know I am here to defend the 'boys whenever necessary. Began writing for a WordPress Cowboys Blog, and have been with ITS since 2016.

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