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Report: Byron Bell Expected To Start At RT Thursday Night

The has been the recipient of much praise over the last few seasons, often being refereed to as the league's best unit.

But, due to and changes across the line this season, 2017 has been far from ideal. One of the biggest changes the Cowboys made on that line during the was moving from left to right .

Though Collins has suffered his fair share of growing pains, I actually believe he is coming along nicely on that right side. Last week against the prolific of the Los Angeles Chagers, Collins held up pretty well.

Now it appears there will be another change on the line due to , however, with La'el Collins missing a full week of practice.

According to , Byron Bell is expected to start at Thursday night when the come to town. Collins is dealing with a back issue, and hasn't “done anything all week” according to Fisher.

Byron Bell saw his first game action of 2017 against the , relieving after his putrid performance. Bell then started at the next week against the , but did not see any game action a week ago.

Now expected to start at right tackle, Bell will be making his second start of the .

It is also important to note that missed most of day's game against the Chargers due to a head injury, so it is possible that he could be pulled from the game if the issue flares up again.

This would leave Bell and on the right side, something no Cowboys fan expected to see back in August.

Kevin Brady
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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