I'm sorry, before the draft, I didn't want Zeke Elliott. I wanted Carson Wentz

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  1. RXP

    RXP Well-Known Member

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    Before the draft, I didn't want Zeke Elliott. I wanted Carson Wentz.

    What can I say? I'm an idiot.

    Go Cowboys!
     
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  2. guag

    guag Currently operating within established parameters

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    I think a majority of us wanted Wentz, or at least a large number. No one could have seen this season coming.
     
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  3. Titleist

    Titleist Well-Known Member

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    It's OK, there are some around these parts who still would rather have Wentz...
     
  4. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    9 times out of 10 you take the QB. We just so happen to get super lucky with Dak.

    Heck Dallas may take Dak over Zeke if they had to.
     
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  5. Ranching

    Ranching Well-Known Member

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    Not me, I wanted Zeke in the first and Dak in the 4th. What can I say? I'm a genius.
     
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  6. dallasfan4lizife

    dallasfan4lizife Well-Known Member

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    Wentz has a "Leftwich" bad throwing motion. I'd even go as far as to say it's tebow-esque

    I'll take ezekiel elliott + dak prescott over any combination of players from that draft 10 times out of 10.
     
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  7. RXP

    RXP Well-Known Member

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    Very true.

    Most of the time, it's all about the QB at the top of the draft board. It was a Bradyesque move to grab Dak where we did.
     
  8. DallasCowboys2080

    DallasCowboys2080 Well-Known Member

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    i wanted zeke for sure. Never could have envisioned Dak. Great seeing the tea leaf skills you have.
     
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  9. fredp22

    fredp22 Well-Known Member

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    ironic
    before Wentz the Eagles wanted Zeke
    both teams are happy
     
  10. dallasfan4lizife

    dallasfan4lizife Well-Known Member

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    Wentz might turn out to be worthy of a 2nd round pick.

    But 2nd overall was a bit high for such a project, in my humble opinion.
     
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  11. Swanny

    Swanny Well-Known Member

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    I am sorry as well I wanted nothing to do with a RB in rd 1. I also wanted Connor Cook...... I'm an idiot
     
  12. Erik_H

    Erik_H Good, bad, I'm the guy with the gun.

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    Well, if this is a crow eating thread, I'll jump in. I didn't want Zeke either. I was in the "with the best OL, a RB in the 2nd round" will be fine. I wanted us to get Bosa and once he went at #3, I wanted us to try to trade down a little and get Buckner. Zeke has shown me that a great RB with a great OL is better than a good RB with a great OL. I did not want either of the top 2 QBs btw.

    As far as Dak goes, I pretty much expected we'd take him. There was so much out there from the Senior Bowl on that foreshadowed it. Can't say I was overly pumped or bummed over the idea, but it wasn't surprising.

    As an aside, our lousy 4-12 season DID lead Garrett (ans staff) to coaching the Senior Bowl and gave him a long look at Dak in person. That seems to have played a part.
     
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  13. Toruk_Makto

    Toruk_Makto Well-Known Member

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    I didn't want the RB. If I could go back...i'd not take the RB.

    It'd be nice to have Jordan Howard for 4 years 2.6M right?

    It's easy to find RB production.

    If Zeke stays healthy for a decade and goes into the RoH and Hall....i'll be happy to eat crow then and only then. Because that's the stakes with a RB that high.
     
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  14. haleyrules

    haleyrules Well-Known Member

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    Hindsight is always 20-20 brother! Nobody saw this season coming!
     
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  15. haleyrules

    haleyrules Well-Known Member

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    :lmao::thumbup:.
     
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  16. reddyuta

    reddyuta Well-Known Member

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    I wanted Bosa or Ramsey,both are going to studs in the NFl.I just didnt want a RB at 4 even though i knew Zeke would take the league by storm.
     
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  17. Hardline

    Hardline Well-Known Member

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    I was in the minority and wanted Zeke. In fact I was 100% certain he was going to be a Cowboy months before the draft even happened. And Yes ...I did see it coming.
     
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  18. Ranching

    Ranching Well-Known Member

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    Let me know if you ever need some ocean side property in Arizona.
    :laugh:
     
  19. BoysfanfromNY

    BoysfanfromNY Well-Known Member

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    I wanted Wentz or Goff :facepalm:
     
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  20. rags747

    rags747 Well-Known Member

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    After 2014 to me it only made perfect sense to take the rb at 4, as the team had said at the time...a dominant running game only helps the defense that much more.
     

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