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OL Coach Paul Alexander in “Heaven” with Dallas Cowboys League-Best Line

Lost in the shuffle of the seven changes the made this is a changing of the guard at the team's most talented position. Not returning Frank Pollack to lead their , OL Coach comes to the Cowboys new to this team's approach but not in coaching up NFL linemen.

With 24 years of experience all in Cincinnati, Alexander became Marvin Lewis' assistant with the Bengals as he developed into one of the most technical OL coaches in the game. Now in Dallas, Alexander has a chance to culminate this experience into a “beautiful situation”.

Saying as much about the opportunity to coach , , , , and , the Cowboys commitment to offensive line play goes beyond the All-Pro starters up front.

Spending in to maintain the depth of this unit with Cam Fleming and Guard , while also adding four new players to their backfield, the Cowboys are going to find out quickly the type of impact Paul Alexander can make.

Alexander's potential contributions have been mitigated by expectations for coaches like , who brings the Seahawks' constant energy on to the Cowboys talented . Alexander's response to this has been a simple thank you, for veterans like Smith, Martin, and Frederick allowing him to continue teaching them.

Tyron Smith, Zack Martin, Travis Frederick, offensive line
Dallas Cowboys offensive linemen Tyron Smith, Zack Martin and Travis Frederick

The Cowboys offensive line does everything together. The continued focus by three All-Pros to better their craft as blockers and will only elevate the play of a rookie like Connor Williams.

Expected to start immediately at between Smith — a player Williams has always modeled his game after, playing at Texas — and Frederick, Alexander did speak to the differences in teaching proven players as opposed to new ones.

Though different techniques will be taught to the entirety of this retooled Cowboys line, players like Williams will be told, “you're doing it this way”.

So long as this is the Cowboys way, carrying to a league as a rookie in 2016, Alexander will have no problem in taking over the Cowboys offensive line through such a pivotal stretch of their collective careers.

Tyron Smith's lingering back remain crippling to this team's whenever the is off the field. The same would certainly be said about Zack Martin, should his current OTA keep him absent for any meaningful offseason work. Taking part in everything but the on-field work at the moment, the Cowboys and Alexander believe they'll secure the long-term future of their without issue.

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Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott

This goes without mentioning the greatest benefactors to the Cowboys establishing their dominant offensive line. Not only will their work for Prescott and Elliott hopefully return this team to their 2016 form, but added additions like and will be given their chance to run the rock as well.

Of course they will, because everything goes right in football heaven. Affectionately known as Paul Alexander's offensive line room.

Sean Martin
Sean Martinhttp://wmscradio.com/show/upon-further-review/
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 wmscradio.com every Friday from 1-4 PM ET. Twitter: @SeanMartinNFL.

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Zac H

This is the best thing I have read in a while! Have to love that Cowboys offensive line! Zeke is going to explode this year!

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