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Brewster To Start At Right Tackle

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    If you’re like most people, and you tend to tune out of preseason games a little early, chances are pretty good that you haven’t yet had a good look at Robert Brewster, the offensive lineman who, after being selected in the third round of the 2009 draft, suffered a torn pectoral and missed the entire season.

    But never fear faithful reader--on Saturday you’ll have your chance to get better acquainted with the Ball State product.

    The Cowboys have announced that Brewster will start at right tackle in place of Marc Colombo, who will miss 2-4 weeks after suffering a sprained MCL in practice last week, on Saturday night when they take on the Chargers in San Diego. Brewster practiced with the first team on Monday, the Dallas Morning News reports; rookie tackle Sam Young took reps with the first team on Sunday.

    Wade Phillips has said that Doug Free, who replaced Colombo on the right side last season, will remain on the left, adding that Alex Barron could move to the right once he recovers from a minor ankle injury. At any rate, Phillips insists that the team isn’t worried about the position.

    “I think we're fine right there right now,” Phillips said.

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