1. Like to discuss POLITICS? Come join us at PUNNDITS.com!
    If you like discussing politics and other related topics then your new home (hopefully) for doing just that can be found on Punndits.com! Come join us and help us grow Punndits into a wonderful and safe place to discuss politics with everyone.
    Dismiss Notice

Jerry You Have 6 Picks To Play With In The 7th

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Vinnie2u, Mar 25, 2014.

  1. GimmeTheBall!

    GimmeTheBall! Junior College Transfer

    17,009 Messages
    2,557 Likes Received

    Miles Austin, Tony Romo, Ron Leary, Cole Beasley . . . are supposed to make me feel better about the 7th?
  2. Fmart322

    Fmart322 Well-Known Member

    1,532 Messages
    474 Likes Received
    There was a time when a 7th rd pick was a mid round pick. Of course there were less teams though but there's talent there if you know where to look.
  3. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

    34,135 Messages
    36,836 Likes Received
    Wait. Ben Bass?
  4. Fla Cowpoke

    Fla Cowpoke Well-Known Member

    5,181 Messages
    2,461 Likes Received
    Some of the guys drafted by Dallas in 6th and 7th rounds recently:
    2013 - Devonte Holloman - 6th
    2012 - James Hanna - 6th
    2011 - Dwayne Harris - 6th
    2010 - Sean Lissemore - 7th
    2009 - John Phillips - 6th
    2008 - Erik Walden - 7th
    2007 - Nick Folk - 6th

    They aren't just throwaway picks. You can get decent players and decent depth..you NEED to get your depth here.
  5. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

    37,515 Messages
    21,778 Likes Received
    All draft choices are valuable if used prudently.

    The seventh has been good to the Cowboys as has UDFA. It seems we take more "football players" and fewer projects.

    It is just too bad we take the projects earlier.
    dogunwo likes this.
  6. theSHOW

    theSHOW Benched

    3,490 Messages
    1,146 Likes Received
    You were doing so good in the 1st paragraph. Next time let that be the conclusion. :D:D
  7. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

    34,135 Messages
    36,836 Likes Received
    My theory there is simple. Jerry doesn't care as much about those picks. He's less interested. So we're getting more scout input into the final decision.
    Cumart21 and nake like this.
  8. Fla Cowpoke

    Fla Cowpoke Well-Known Member

    5,181 Messages
    2,461 Likes Received
    Good points by both.

    I know we beat on our scouts a lot, but the fact that we get so many decent players later on is a testament that they just might be pretty good at what they do.
    AmishCowboy likes this.
  9. Bungarian

    Bungarian Butt Monkey

    3,128 Messages
    1,264 Likes Received
    If they get one good player and a ST player it will be good.
    AmishCowboy likes this.
  10. Rockytop6

    Rockytop6 Well-Known Member

    2,076 Messages
    84 Likes Received
    I do! Of course when you are as old as I am you can remember the entire history of the Cowboys. Well, I was a fan for the entire history of the Cowboys but that doesn't mean I remember everything. lol. Age does that sometimes.
  11. Floaty

    Floaty The Labeled One

    4,271 Messages
    2,245 Likes Received
    Agree.....There are going to be some good players that are gonna slip this year since the draft is so deep. I bet you will get guys that are normally 5th rounders going in the 7th
    AmishCowboy likes this.
  12. ConstantReboot

    ConstantReboot Well-Known Member

    5,139 Messages
    2,653 Likes Received
    Or an underpowered Olinemen from a small school to be his pet project.
    AmishCowboy likes this.
  13. packpitts

    packpitts Member

    105 Messages
    22 Likes Received
    RB JERICK MCKINNON GEORGIA SOUTHERN .... Hope this guy makes it to the 7Th and we draft him
  14. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

    63,938 Messages
    16,576 Likes Received
    There is a whole lotta truth behind that. Mike & Mike were talking about Julius Peppers and Jared Allen this morning. The bottom line is Peppers is by far the best athlete but Allen has outproduced him each year for 4 years running now. So they think the Bears upgraded the DL by signing the better football player in Allen over the better athlete in Peppers.
  15. AmishCowboy

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

    4,567 Messages
    132 Likes Received
    For sure!
  16. cowboyschmps3

    cowboyschmps3 Well-Known Member

    3,948 Messages
    640 Likes Received
    Draft a qb, like Savage if he's there, d'Anthony Thomas kind
  17. Questfor6

    Questfor6 Well-Known Member

    1,612 Messages
    522 Likes Received
    Good luck finding him after round 4, his combine performance alone has caused his stock to skyrocket.
  18. CanadianCowboysFan

    CanadianCowboysFan Lightning Rod

    17,013 Messages
    1,117 Likes Received
    but chances are you won't fill those voids with 7th round choices
  19. Dallas Dominance05

    Dallas Dominance05 New Member

    28 Messages
    15 Likes Received
    7th round picks allow you to get lesser talented players that you don't have to compete with other teams over. So, you acquire top level UDFAs without having to compete in signing bonuses, or with teams closer to winning a Super Bowl. This year's 7th rounders would probably have a grade of 5th or 6th round in any other recent draft.
  20. radioactivecowboy88

    radioactivecowboy88 Well-Known Member

    1,162 Messages
    635 Likes Received
    Im going to laugh when johnny football starts to drop and jj trades 3 of them lol

Share This Page