But they’d be lying. We know for a fact that boards change because teams continue to collect data, attend pro days and conduct interviews. Why would they do that if their boards weren’t mutable?
Much of the shifting stock for prospects that we witness is said to be the result of the media “catching up” with the teams. That might be the case at times, but it seems more likely that boards really do change, but they want to present a different front to the public that suggests they already have everything worked out.
The truth is that the predraft process is just that—a process—and players’ draft stocks change, as they should. So let’s take a look at eight players who are likely moving in one direction or the other on the Cowboys’ draft board.