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Why Tyler Biadasz Should Be The Cowboys Starting Center

is not . We can stop with those comparisons between former …at least for now.

The fourth round rookie may have won the starting job had this been a normal , but instead he was asked to sit behind the veteran . Last week, Biadasz got a chance to play when Looney went down briefly, and then was able to finish the game at center when Looney was forced over to .

Biadasz wasn't perfect, but the looked as good as it has this season when he was at center and was out at . Biadasz avoided disastrous mistakes, and was solid overall in his debut. Most importantly though, he was better than Joe Looney has been, and offers a future upside than Looney simply does not.

Biadasz's biggest advantages over Looney for right now are his power and anchor. Whereas Joe Looney seemed to get moved off his spot or knocked off his track a lot during the loss, Biadasz will be able to better maintain leverage and positioning in the run game. Would Cowboys Trade Joe Looney if the Saints Came Calling?

As a pass blocker, we saw Biadasz work decently well with to the left of him, though there were communication issues on stunts/games which put the interior of the line in a bind. These problems often left Biadasz off balance, and resulted in him being driven back a bit or tripping over his fellow linemen.

But those type of issues are exactly why Biadasz should be the starter. If the idea is that Williams, Biadasz, and Zack Martin will be the interior offensive line for the foreseeable future, then why not get a jump on building that chemistry right now? Looney has been bad, there's no way around it, and at this point in his career he simply is who he is.

Biadasz put together a decent debut performance, especially considering the circumstances. Now the Cowboys should let him build on it and move into the starting center role beginning this week.

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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