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Cowboys rookies most likely to contribute this season: No. 1 Tyler Guyton

Cowboys rookies most likely to contribute this season: No. 1 Tyler Guyton

Cowboys rookies most likely to contribute this season: No. 1 Tyler Guyton

The Cowboys depart for training camp in Oxnard, Calif., on July 23 with an impressive group of rookies expected to make an impact early in the season. We’re counting down the five rookies who might contribute the most in 2024. Here’s the top rookie on our countdown:

Tyler Guyton, LT, Oklahoma

Draft selection: First round

Height: 6-8 Weight: 322

What you might not know: Guyton had the fifth-best vertical jump at the scouting combine (34 1/2 inches) in his position group.

Outlook: The Manor, Texas, native is scheduled as the Week 1 starter at left tackle and is part of the beginning of the reboot of the offensive line. It started two years ago when the Cowboys drafted Tyler Smith at guard with a projection to move him to left tackle. But Smith’s work at guard earned him his first Pro Bowl berth last year and stability at that spot. So Guyton was drafted to replace Tyron Smith (who signed a free-agent deal with the Jets), and now with Zack Martin thinking of retirement, the youth movement is in full swing.

Rookies most likely to contribute

No. 5: Brevyn Spann-Ford, TE

No. 4: Marist Liufau, LB

No. 3: Marshawn Kneeland, DE

No. 2: Cooper Beebe, C

No. 1: Tyler Guyton

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