Emmitt Smith ran behind some of the best offensive lines in league history during his time with the Dallas Cowboys. It's obvious that the Cowboys' current front five doesn't compare to those groups.
Actually, the Cowboys are coming off a season when it appeared as if they had one of the worst offensive lines in the NFL.
According to Smith, the unit protecting Tony Romo and blocking for DeMarco Murray is one of the reasons why the Cowboys haven't had more recent success, missing the postseason each of the last three seasons.
"It's definitely one of the biggest weak links that we have because we cannot run the ball effectively and Tony Romo is dropping back and he can't even get in his stance good enough and get comfortable to the point where he can throw the football," Smith said during a Monday phone interview. "When you look at the other quarterbacks like Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, Tom Brady, Matt Ryan and Joe Flacco, they get back and they have time to go through their progres...