Dallas Cowboys Know G Will Hernandez Well, Even Without Formal Pre-Draft Visit

    The have completed the majority of their 30 , providing insight into where the team will look to improve for 2018 at the upcoming . Noticeably absent from this list is UTEP prospect , one of the best guards available in this class.

    The Cowboys are entering the of the draft with a big need at left , straying from their recent and proven approach of filling holes in to truly draft the best players available.

    Starting last year between and was , who opted to sign with the this .

    In an effort to “replace” Cooper, the Cowboys added FA . Fortunately, the Cowboys do not have to play a game tomorrow, but if they did you would likely see the fifth-year pro in Martin at .

    That is, if the Cowboys have learned their lesson on the dreaded “position flex” up front, putting an end to 's time at guard and allowing to continue developing at right .

    Dallas Cowboys Know G Will Hernandez Well, Even Without Formal Pre-Draft Visit

    The Cowboys' uncertainty at left guard has prompted many to call for a reinvestment at the position with another first round pick, where Will Hernandez would make a ton of sense. Few jobs in football may be currently easier than blocking between Smith and Frederick in Dallas, paving the way for to once again take the league by storm in 2018 while also protecting franchise QB .

    These are all roles that Will Hernandez should understand well, even without stepping foot inside for a formal visit with the Cowboys. The mammoth of an offensive lineman shares an agent with Tyron Smith and Travis Frederick, and has been seen with both potential-teammates this offseason.

    This will undoubtedly make the Cowboys more comfortable about their evaluation of Hernandez, who is also one of the cleanest prospects in the . Will Hernandez will be a plug and play starter at either guard position in his first season with any team, overpowering his opponents with a square but athletic frame and punishing technique.

    With ten total selections in this draft, it is imperative that the Dallas Cowboys hit on the 19th overall pick to set the tone from their own stadium that this team will draft its way back into contention this season. The Cowboys are certainly not far off from doing so just given the caliber of players they'll welcome back from in 2018.

    On paper, the Cowboys will be a much better team in just a few short weeks. Should Will Hernandez be their latest addition to a star-studded , they may also be the most “can't miss” in football – adding the personnel to absolutely dominate teams on the ground physically for four quarters.

    Simply put, Will Hernandez factors directly into the Cowboys' path towards playing a patented style of football that's garnered results in recent seasons. In a big way (literally), the local UTEP prospect should make everyone forget about the team's current shuffling at left guard if his name is called on April 27th by the Cowboys.

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    It is an honor to announce that I will be attending the 2018 NFL Draft from , covering all of the action right here at . As always, we are greatly looking forward to bringing you coverage of this fantastic three-day event, and I could not be more excited personally to complete my first trip to Dallas and hopefully provide the type of coverage that can be proud of!

    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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