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Cowboys Reshuffle OL Depth, Sign Damien Mama and Waive Jarron Jones

Where the lost starters on this offseason in , Tight End , and Left , they hope to have made up for it with reinforcements along their league-best . The foundation of a team that will welcome back for a full season, the Cowboys OL has not looked this good (from top to bottom) on paper in a long time. As the Cowboys enter , the team has swapped out backup Offensive Jarron Jones for Guard Damien Mama.

Damien Mama signs with the Cowboys after spending 2017 with both the and . A UDFA addition for the Chiefs that earned a position out of USC, Mama was snatched up by the Giants but waived earlier this month.

The Giants believe they found a long-term option at guard with this year's 34th overall pick, drafting UTEP's . The Cowboys feel the same way about another Texas player – keeping close to home at 50th overall. With Williams and , both starting guard positions on the Cowboys are secured, along with anchoring the unit.

Rounding out this stellar offensive line is of course at and at right tackle. The cohesiveness and versatility from these starting five linemen is truly unrivaled across the NFL. Helping the Cowboys further enjoy their embarrassment of riches up front is , Marcus Martin, , and .

All four backup players have starting experience. The Cowboys can't afford to expose third-year to the pressure he faced without Smith or Cooper in the lineup, which is why players like Martin and Fleming were brought in through .

Cowboys Reshuffle OL Depth, Sign Damien Mama and Waive Jarron Jones

It is going to be incredibly difficult for Damien Mama to find his footing in this league with the Cowboys. Earning a contract with the team out of a large group of recent workout players is a great first step for Mama though. Always possessing the traits and raw size to play at the next level, Mama saw his USC Trojans shuffle through multiple OL coaches during his three seasons in the Pac-12.

This inconsistency hurt Mama, and it is something he won't have to deal with under in Dallas. At least as of May 22nd, with 90 players to work with, the Cowboys appear committed to being incredibly versatile on offense in 2018.

Perhaps making up for one of their perceived weak spots at TE with additional depth along the line will give Mama a fighting chance to compete with Joe Looney as the Cowboys “Jumbo” player. With Looney being re-signed prior to the Cowboys also adding veteran Guard Marcus Martin though, Mama understandably has his work cut out for him.

The Cowboys will have plenty of difficult roster decisions to make this summer. Fortunately, they've replenished their offensive line to the point where talented players will miss the cut. Whether or not this applies to Dallas' newest addition in Damien Mama remains to be seen, as the California native will undoubtedly impress in pads out in .

Sean Martin
Sean Martin
Born January 28th, 1996- Cowboys Super Bowl XXX. Point Boro Panther, Montclair State Red Hawk, and most importantly a proud member of Cowboys Nation! I host "Upon Further Review" on 90.3 WMSC FM and every Friday from 1-4 PM ET. Twitter: @SeanMartinNFL.

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