With The 10th Pick Of The AG Mock Draft The Cowboys Select:

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There is NO D in Dallas. The Offense is plenty scary enough with a Healthy Dak, Zeke, and the three-headed monster

@ WR. So the pick has to be Defense, but where and whom? I think it comes down to three players:

Micah Parsons LB

Trevin Moehrig S

Patrick Surtain II CB

I think a Safety @ 10 is far too early and the Boys have an early 2nd that might still net them Trevon for Safety.

So what do other people that are far more familiar with the Cowboys and the Choices say?

It was a tough season for this Dallas Cowboys’ linebacker group.

This defense was in a transition year and looked out of place scheme-wise.

I don’t think that the move to a hybrid 3-4 helped the Cowboys linebacker core.

As I watched them, game after game it looked like they were lost and not gap sound.

They refused to find contact and shed off lineman, and it allowed for major holes.

It didn’t help these linebackers had little help upfront because their defensive tackles were getting no push.

While the Cowboys linebackers did a great job when forced into space in 2018, they definitely struggled

to do so in 2020. This group also was a bad tackling group from all spots.

When they got to the ballcarrier they could not make sound tackles and allowed major yards after contact.

The Dallas Cowboys have tough decisions this offseason on Leighton Vander Esch’s 5th-year option

and the decision of whether or not to keep Jaylon Smith around for the money they are paying him.

Their leader in the room Sean Lee didn’t play too bad, but his body isn’t going to let him play

at an elite level much longer.

The move to a simpler scheme, makes me believe if these linebackers return in 2021 they will be able to play

and move without thinking and can play without hesitation. In Dan Quinn’s scheme, he loves linebackers

that run in the high 4.4’s. If you look back at his Seattle days he had Bobby Wagner and KJ Wright.

In Atlanta, he had Deion Jones. The Cowboys lack that elite speed and I believe they address this in the draft.

The Cowboys have holes all over their defense, but their lack of playmakers in coverage is a weakness

too serious to overlook.

The Cowboys will play a lot of single-high defenses now that Dan Quinn is running the show,

which means the corners will be put on islands and attacked.

The Cowboys allowed 67% of passes to wide receivers to be caught last season, the league’s sixth-highest rate.

Surtain only allowed 40% of passes to be caught when he was covering wide receivers.

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Patrick Surtain II’s NFL Draft fits

Surtain possesses elite length and a high football IQ, and teams will love the person as much as the player.

He projects as a boundary corner who would excel in a more zone-heavy scheme instead of a team that

predominantly runs man coverage.

However, any team with a need at cornerback should consider him in the first round.

If you consider the sweet spot for Patrick Surtain II in the NFL Draft to be the 10-15 range,

then teams like the Minnesota Vikings, Denver Broncos, and Dallas Cowboys make most sense.

Cowboys GM Steve_Chiefs selects: Patrick Surtain II CB Alabama

 

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  1. Jacksonville Jaguars- QB Zack Wilson, Brigham Young
  2. New York Jets- QB Trevor Lawrence, Clemson
  3. San Francisco 49ers QB Justin Fields, Ohio State
  4. Atlanta Falcons- QB Trey Lance, North Dakota State
  5. Cincinnati Bengals- OT Penei Sewell, Oregon
  6. Miami Dolphins WR Ja’Marr Chase, LSU
  7. Detroit Lions- TE Kyle Pitts, Florida
  8. Carolina Panthers- OT Rashawn Slater, Northwestern
  9. Denver Broncos- QB Mac Jones, Alabama
  10. Dallas Cowboys- CB Patrick Surtain II, Alabama
  11. New York Giants-
  12. Philadelphia Eagles
  13. Los Angeles Chargers-
  14. Minnesota Vikings-
  15. New England Patriots-
  16. Arizona Cardinals-
  17. Las Vegas Raiders-
  18. Miami Dolphins-
  19. Washington Football Team
  20. Chicago Bears-
  21. Indianapolis Colts-
  22. Tennessee Titans-
  23. New York Jets-
  24. Pittsburgh Steelers-
  25. Jacksonville Jaguars-
  26. Cleveland Browns-
  27. Baltimore Ravens-
  28. New Orleans Saints-
  29. Green Bay Packers-
  30. Buffalo Bills-
  31. Kansas City Chiefs-
  32. Tampa Bay Buccaneers-
 
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DenverDonkeyHater
DenverDonkeyHater
04/07/2021 5:29 pm

What qbs our in their division? Half joking. Is Haskins still there?

steve_chiefs
steve_chiefs
Reply to  DenverDonkeyHater
04/07/2021 5:32 pm

The boys finished last in the NFC East. I believe

no Dak for much of the season but that division sucked balls

steve_chiefs
steve_chiefs
Reply to  steve_chiefs
04/07/2021 5:34 pm

well 3rd

steve_chiefs
steve_chiefs
04/07/2021 5:17 pm

you know

I hate the formatting of my post, I like pretty posts, artsy even

This format is not fun

Mattl
Mattl
Reply to  steve_chiefs
04/07/2021 5:25 pm

I noticed that my “draft pick post” posted the same way. Kinda hard on the eyes.

steve_chiefs
steve_chiefs
Reply to  Mattl
04/07/2021 5:29 pm

I sent a text file

how else are you supposed to do it via email?

Now I post comments like that but, an actual post I always liked to dress it up….

Mattl
Mattl
Reply to  steve_chiefs
04/07/2021 5:34 pm

I don’t know. I sent it as a Word document.

gonzangkc11
gonzangkc11
04/07/2021 4:56 pm

America’s Team 🙂 🙂

Severely Concussed
Severely Concussed
04/07/2021 12:18 pm

I don’t think I have ever seen a draft where the first defensive player isn’t chosen until the 10th pick.

This pick is perfect for the Cowboys.

Mattl
Mattl
Reply to  Severely Concussed
04/07/2021 1:45 pm

I agree. They need a lot of help on defense. It’ll be interesting to see how it plays out.

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