If you had all of the Dallas Cowboys from all time, how would you fill out a three-deep depth chart at each position?
This is the question I asked myself and set out to answer.
The answer is not as easy to come by as you think. There are some hard decisions to make. Roger Staubach or Troy Aikman? Tony Dorsett or Emmitt Smith?
The exercise is also telling in that it reveals positions of incredible strength through the years, such as quarterback, halfback, tight end, defensive tackle and cornerback. It also reveals some positions that have been mostly anchored by less-than-illustrious players, such as right guard, free safety (with apologies to Cliff Harris) and kicker.
Rafael Septien is the obvious choice at kicker, since he was the all-time leading scorer for the team at one time, but his career has a harsh asterisk on it. Septien was charged with a deplorable sex offense.
One thing that has to be decided is whether to use the 4-3 or the 3-4 defensive alignment. Sinc...