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Final Mock Draft of 2009

Another crazy year of mock drafts has come to an end. If I’ve learned anything from previous years of mocking the Cowboys, it’s that you just can’t predict it. Jerry is a wheeler and dealer and no

Last of Draft Hopefuls Visit Valley Ranch

The final of the thirty allowed college draft hopefuls visited Valley Ranch this past week. Three second day receivers and one first day are on this week’s list. I’m thinking they’re getting a Plan B in case

Cowboys Have the Talent to Contend in '09

The minute the schedule was released, the media went haywire attacking the Cowboys and predicting a disappointing season. As a change of pace, here is a comment that does quite the opposite. Vinnie Iyer of Sporting News

Mock Talk 4

With the draft less than two weeks away, I decided to do another mock draft with the current Cowboy’s issue of Miles Austin possibly leaving for the Jets a main focus. We will have to adjust some

The Miles Austin Sweepstakes

The Miles Austin Sweepstakes is on and it looks like, because of the “poison pill” contract, he very well might become a New York Jet should they decide he is worth giving up their second round draft

Greg Ellis: Should He Stay Or Should He Go?

Greg Ellis is in the last year of his reworked contract and is scheduled to count $6.25 million against the 2009 cap. The Cowboys must decide if Ellis’ level of play versus that huge cap hit is

Mock Talk 3… Now With Trades

(2) Trade #51, #117 & #166 to 49ers for #43 and select Sean Smith CB/FS Utah Solid depth in our secondary. Look this guy up. He has it all! (3) 69. Michael Hamlin SS Clemson A tall

New Mock Draft and WR Perspective

Now that we have the official draft order, I decided to update my mock draft. I didn’t take a WR because Stanback needs a chance to prove himself in camp. If Jerry decides he hasn’t shown significant

Let's Talk O-Line

The 2008 season proved just how bad things could get without a deep O-line. With starting Left Guard Kyle Kosier out, the Cowboys relied on an often over-powered and over-matched Cory Procter to fill his shoes until

A Few Pre Draft Day Thoughts

I thought I’d have a little fun today. Here are a couple of trades that I believe would really benefit the Cowboys going forward. Trade Greg Ellis Send our second round pick (51) and Greg Ellis to Cleveland

Current Positional List of Importance

Well, my draft list of positional importance has shifted again. With the signings of Jon Kitna and Keith Brooking and the loss of both Joe Berger and Chris Canty, this slightly shifts my list around. Sitting on

Decisions at QB in '09

In 2008 we saw how bad it could get if our field general, Tony Romo, went down for any extended period of time. The strength of the backup position was worse than most of us knew as