Chiefs Trade OL Parker Ehinger To Cowboys

We learned earlier tonight that the Cowboys were trading cornerback Charvarius Ward to the Chiefs, and now we’re getting details on what they’ll be getting in return. ESPN’s Adam Teicher reports that Kansas City will be sending offensive lineman Parker Ehinger to Dallas.

The 2016 fourth-round pick out of Cincinnati had difficulties staying on the field during his tenure with the Chiefs. He did start four of his five games as a rookie, but a knee injury ended his season prematurely. In 2017, Ehinger was limited to only one game (one start), but the Chiefs apparently had optimism that he’d be able to start at left guard this year.

However, the lineman was benched for Cam Erving during training camp, and Kansas City apparently decided that they were fine rolling with their current backups. That grouping includes Andrew Wylie, Bryan Witzmann, Jordan Devey and rookies Ryan Hunter and Kahlil McKenzie.

The 25-year-old will now try to crack the Cowboys roster, which is currently dealing with injuries to Marcus Martin and Travis Frederick. The six-foot-six, 310-pound Ehinger will presumably compete with Cameron Fleming, Chaz Green, Joe Looney, and Kadeem Edwards for backup reps.

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7 comments on “Chiefs Trade OL Parker Ehinger To Cowboys

  1. dustin daugherty 824

    so the cowboys who have a banged up O-line traded for an O-line player who has missed time with injury… ?? doesn’t make sense

    • noraj9

      Trading a guy that wasn’t going to make the roster is going to hurt if Ehinger doesn’t play.

    • crosseyedlemon

      This guy is 6’6 and 310 lbs so it might cost the Cowboys half their cap space just to satisfy his appetite.

  2. Jimmy Johnson’s Ghost

    If this new guy gets his leg amputated he’d still be better than Chaz Green

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