Cowboys Have "Tough Decision" at Right Tackle | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Blue Star
The center of the Dallas Cowboys universe

Cowboys Have "Tough Decision" at Right Tackle

Both Doug Free and Jermey Parnell are headed for free agency this offseason

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Getty Images

    As the Dallas Cowboys staff gets to work on evaluating the 2014 season and getting ready for 2015 and beyond, they have a serious decision to make at the right tackle position.

    Both of the players they used there in 2014, Doug Free and Jermey Parnell, are set to become free agents this offseason. Free was good when healthy but he missed five regular season games and both playoff games with foot and ankle injuries, and Parnell played well in his place in those seven contests.

    We’ll have to make a tough decision there with Doug and Jermey,” executive vice president Stephen Jones told the team’s website. “Hopefully we’ll at least keep one of them.”

    Parnell certainly impressed the Dallas staff with his play in 2014, but teams with a need at tackle have likely had an eye on him as well.

    “That’s another decision we have to make,” Jones said. “I think Jermey played really well and I think a lot of teams will throw on the tape and watch him play and probably a lot of people will consider him a starter.”

    Stay on top of the latest Dallas Cowboys news with NBCDFW.com. Follow NBC DFW on Facebook or have breaking Cowboys news sent directly to your phone with Blue Star SMS alerts. Text "bluestar" to 622339 (NBCDFW) to subscribe, text HELP for more info, and text STOP to end the subscription. Message and data rates may apply.Read more about it here.