DMN: Draft prospect Aaron Donald on what Cowboys sought in his interview

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  1. NewsBot

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  2. CowboysYanksLakers

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    Good stuff! He's who I want at 16.
     
  3. Aven8

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    28.5 tackles for loss. Oh yeah 11 sacks.

    This dude is a beast and IMO might go top 10. :(
     
  4. dbonham

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    Any other draft he'd be top 5, how people can be down on his size after what Geno Atkins has done in this league is crazy
     
  5. DFWJC

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    So in year 1 (or beyond if Melton lights it us), would that mean we only get 25% of the player because he and Melton play the same position?
    That would assume a rotation at DT3....which we will do, but you usually hope your 1st round pick is the one getting 75%
     
  6. xwalker

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    They would both be on the field in the Nickel which is about 1/3 of the snaps, therefore:

    Nickel 1/3

    Each gets 1/2 of the remaining 2/3 which equals 1/3.

    Each player gets a total of 2/3rds of the snaps (67%).
     
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  7. DFWJC

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    That works if it played out that way.

    I guess I would have assumed Melton would get more snaps in year 1. Then again, him coming back from the ACL makes your suggestion more feasible.
     
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  8. xwalker

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    One of them could also move out to DE on running downs when they want a big lineup.
     
  9. Va_BoysFan4 Life

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    I agree with that and then run both inside on the nickel. Now that would be a very strong inside if Melton is back to Pro Bowl form.
     

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