Cover 32: Should The Cowboys Draft a WR High?

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  1. Corso

    Corso Well-Known Member

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    Exactly right.
    If that is the best situation to go with- go with it.
    Don't go reaching if that's your only other option.

    There is such a thing as a second round and a third and trading picks as the draft goes and so on...

    No? Doesn't happen? Watch. Yo minds about to get blown!
    Would it get done correctly? Well now... Jerry's running this outfit so you never can tell with him, but...

    It's been done before- even by Hoss Jones himself.
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  2. Kristen82

    Kristen82 Benched

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    Better than drafting a high WR.

  3. DoctorChicken

    DoctorChicken Well-Known Member

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  4. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    When he gets healthy and put into a situation where he can use his talent, I'll get back with you. Until then no one knows.
  5. ninja

    ninja Numbnuts

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    I'm hoping he slides to the Cowboys. Highly, highly, highly unlikely. But, hey Dez slid. I ran many mock simulations at and have yet to see Sammy Watkins get past Detroit. Usually he is taken with the 3rd - 8th pick. I'm glad he isn't going to the NYG, Wash, or Philly.
  6. theSHOW

    theSHOW Benched

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    [​IMG] A #1 wide reciever? ? [​IMG]..Sure
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  7. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler

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    If Sammy Watkins is still there, grab him and don't look back! He won't be unless he doesn't perform well at the combine or gets a low score on his test.

    I don't see another WR coming out like Dez the man-child did and fell to us.

    If it comes to our pick with good to mediocre DL talent and a top-notch WR, go with the WR IMO. I like Kelvin Benjamin(FSU) too but I am not sure it is worth it to draft him and pass on a defensive player, but Watkins would be worth it.
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  8. radioactivecowboy88

    radioactivecowboy88 Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    IN A F******* HEART BEAT!!!! if it was dez bryants twin brother Dwyane bryant lol

  9. Carharris2

    Carharris2 Well-Known Member

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  10. Nunez21

    Nunez21 Active Member

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    if its BPA
  11. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    (sigh) thank you on WR....BPA should be used but only in the sense that it should be BPA that is a DL or OL (or possibly LB, although none will be there worth taking with the 1st pick)
  12. dragon_mikal

    dragon_mikal Fire Garrett

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    Jerry is that you?
  13. dragon_mikal

    dragon_mikal Fire Garrett

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    This team isn't good enough to take BPA. Too many needs on the defensive side of the ball.
  14. Bullflop

    Bullflop Well-Known Member

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    If it came down to choosing between a mediocre d-lineman or an elite WR, the choice is to take the elite guy. Drafting primarily for position is a losing proposition. Average can be had in later rounds. Not so with the elite players who might easily impact many seasons thereafter.
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  15. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    If said WR is the 2nd coming of Calvin Johnson, then absolutely you draft him. Anyone else would be a wasted pick considering the Cowboys other needs.
  16. Boys122

    Boys122 Well-Known Member

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    WR is one of our biggest strengths, we need to let Harris and Williams get their turn. Let's focus on the defense side of the ball. Lord knows we need it.
  17. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    They rank players by tiers. There is a very low probability that a WR is available that they have ranking a full tier above all other available players.

    The primary purpose of trades is to match BPA with need. If the Cowboys have that WR ranked that high, there is a high probability that a team that needs a WR also has him ranked high. If the Cowboys are only team that has him ranking that high, then as a fan, you probably don't want them to draft him.

    It's something to blog about, but it's about a 1% chance that they end up in the situation to make that decision.
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  18. Gadfly22

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    I don't believe in pure BPA. Suppose the BPA is a WR in the 1st round, and you already have a solid, young No. 1 WR on the roster. Then, in the second round, BPA is again a WR. Do you take him? What if it were 2 QBs in a row, to add to your established young star starter? TEs? Maybe in the pre-salary cap days, when trading actual players was easier.

    In today's economic structure, I think you have to go modified BPA: prioritize positions, and go BPA only in those positions. Don't lock yourself into one position (e.g., DT) or even one category (e.g., D-line). But focus on BPA where the needs are greatest.
  19. dmq

    dmq If I'm so pretty, why am I available?

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    I can see the quote now.

    Jerry, "We wanted to make a splash."
  20. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    :rolleyes:you do this pretty much every year
    i remember last year you were hot on us drafting the next 'game changer', tavon austin, how would that have worked out for us in place of frederick and williams?

    football 101
    build the trenches
    we have enough flash and sizzle
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