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ESPND: Mississippi State's Fletcher Cox visiting Cowboys

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Everything is everything... Staff Member

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    By Calvin Watkins

    The Cowboys will host Mississippi State defensive tackle Fletcher Cox.

    Cox, a 6-4, 298 pounder, can play defensive tackle in a 4-3 scheme or a end in a 3-4 formation.

    Mel Kiper has Cox ranked the third best defensive tackle in the draft behind Memphis' Dontari Poe and LSU's Michael Brockers. Poe, who Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said he was impressed with, is not scheduled to visit Valley Ranch.

    Read more: http://espn.go.com/blog/dallas/cowb...sissippi-states-fletcher-cox-visiting-cowboys
  2. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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  3. CCBoy

    CCBoy Well-Known Member

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    Fletcher Cox is a realistic pick for Dallas at their first round place. He actually played and showed good game skills on tape. He would be much less of a gamble for such a high pick, than would Poe. Poe is enticing, but the team needs to guard against possible missing with the pick.

    It should come down to BPA...and if David DeCastro is there, the trigger pulled. If he isn't then Cox, Coples, Ingram, or even Barron could be the small selection group.

    If the team trades down, then a broad scenario could evolve, but that would involve an additional second round pick, and that would add tremendous depth in this draft.
  4. AmishCowboy

    AmishCowboy if you ain't first, you're last

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    My Pet Cat
  5. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Think they are down to Cox, Poe or DeCastro at 14, not the DBs.
  6. garyv

    garyv Well-Known Member

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    Mayock has Cox ranked #1 as DT over Brockers and Poe and that's exacting how I would rank them myself. I think Cox would bring a dimension across from Ware that we don't have !!!
  7. TheSport78

    TheSport78 The Excellence of Execution

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    Cox in the 1st, Harrison Smith in the 2nd, Philip Blake in the 3rd
  8. CCBoy

    CCBoy Well-Known Member

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    That I could welcome...:)
  9. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    Hope he's there & hope we take him, if not gotta think to Egals pull the trigger.
  10. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    I think Fletcher Cox is a very good player, and would be ok with him in round 1.
  11. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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  12. vaquerosdedallas

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    However, it is doubtful that Cox will last until the 14th pick.
  13. JackWagon

    JackWagon Well-Known Member

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    Front 7 player ... not a reach like POE or couples ... i wouldnt mind it. Im thinking decastro is gone at 12 or 13 right before we pick.
  14. dwight

    dwight Well-Known Member

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    Coples would not be a reach. If Dallas has an opportunity to draft him, Jerry would do that in a heartbeat. Coples would help Ware a lot.
  15. Bowdown27

    Bowdown27 Well-Known Member

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    Cox Barron or kirkpatrick for me. I'm still partial to Barron or dre but wouldn't be too upset for cox. Wait that didn't sound right. I wouldn't be too upset about picking fletcher ;)
  16. TheSport78

    TheSport78 The Excellence of Execution

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    I think there's a better chance of Cox being there at #14 than Harrison Smith being there at #45. We may have to trade up for Smith IMO...
  17. jswalker1981

    jswalker1981 Fact > Your Opinion

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    Fixed it for ya. :cunning:
  18. Dash28

    Dash28 Felis silvestris catus

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    Good news.
  19. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Good news
  20. JBell523

    JBell523 That's my Quarterback

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    Is there still room on the Fletcher Cox bandwagon?

    I was heated when Cullen Jenkins picked Philly over us, but picking Cox would more than make up for it.

    Plus, imagine the possibilities with his last name.

    "Cox with massive penetration up the middle"

    "Eli Manning gets smothered by Cox"

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