Trey Lance encouraging reports lend new hope over LA Rams Stetson Bennett

Trey Lance's revival with the Cowboys gives reason to believe Stetson Bennett's comeback is very doable
Los Angeles Rams Minicamp, Stetson Bennett
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Growing hope for Cowboys Lance give Rams hope for Stetson Bennett

The Dallas Cowboys have a pretty solid offense, buoyed by an admirable running game paired with a passing attack that threatens defenses at all three levels. And it's that multi-faceted offense that can both run and pass that keeps defenses guessing, and offensive drives on the football field.

When the Cowboys traded a future Round 4 pick to the San Francisco 49ers to acquire young quarterback Trey Lance, the move was seen as a huge bust by the 49ers. After all, the 49ers packaged multiple Round 1 picks to trade up to the third overall pick of the 2021 NFL Draft to acquire QB Trey Lance, a player the 49ers hoped might become their ultimate successor to veteran quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.

The 49ers were not crippled by the investment in Lance, as they eventually did find their future quarterback as Mr. Irrelevant Brock Purdy with the 263rd overall pick of the 2022 NFL Draft.

But the damage to Lance's psyche was done. Traded to another team for a small fraction of what it took to acquire him was certainly a humbling experience. But a change of scenery is often the start to new and better beginnings, and the early reports out of the Cowboys camp have been very positve for Trey Lance this year:

It seems as though Trey Lance is the star of Cowboys OTAs this year, with reports about him turning heads and impressing the Cowboys coaching staff. Keep in mind that this is the same Trey Lance who fell to the reserve quarterback on the 49ers' depth chart, behind starting QB Brock Purday, and veteran backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Now, he is a bright and shining example of why some rookies simply need patience, and the right coaching, to develop.

Now, how does this have any bearing on the Rams relationship with backup QB Stetson Bennett?