Entries by Nate Trumble

Cowboys Not “Cornered” in ’09

The 2009 season presents two strong options at the cornerback position for the Dallas Cowboys.  Scenario one would be to move the aging Anthony Henry to free safety (a position he tinkered with in college), move Ken “The Hammer” Hamlin back to his natural position at strong safety and cut Roy “Superman” Williams. This would […]

Pre-Free Agency Cowboys Mock Draft

Keep in mind we also have comp. draft picks not yet accounted for in this mock. Round 2 pick #19 Tyson Jackson DE LSUimmediately fills the void for a departed Chris Canty and re-solidifies our D-Line. Round 3 pick #5 Jason Phillips ILB TCU like Jackson, Phillips immediately fills a void and infuses youth into […]

Drawing the Defensive Line for ’09

The 2008 season saw a solid Cowboys defensive line anchored by the pro-bowl play of our nose tackle, Jay Ratliff. Jay, not known as a prototypical mammoth, run stuffing tackle, uses an approach not seen a lot in this league, but fits his size and strengths. Often stunting around the center and leaping on the […]

Uncertainty at Linebacker in ’09

As of now, the Cowboys have a good, solid bunch of linebackers on the roster. That can change, though, very quickly. Unrestricted free agents Kevin Burnett, Carlos Polk and Zach Thomas as well as Steve Octavien, Justin Rogers, Bobby Carpenter and Greg Ellis make up over half of the linebacking core from the 2008 season. […]

Talkin’ Safeties

It is believed by many that Dallas will target a rangy safety with their first pick (#52) and the choices just got a bit more lean.  With the news of USC safety Taylor Mays returning in 2009 for his final year of eligibility, the NFL draft in April takes a different shape at the position, […]