The Dallas Cowboys have more than a few holes to fill in this year's draft, and not every pick can be a safe one.
Given the defensive losses this offseason and the growing age of some offensive weapons, Dallas will need to consider some riskier names in the middle and late rounds. Given the team's six picks in the seventh round alone, Jerry Jones and Co. aren't exactly in a bad position to gamble, either.
The middle and later rounds are where the Cowboys could—and should—take some risks with their picks. This team has benefited from taking risks in the draft. Just ask head coach Jason Garrett how much he enjoys having Dez Bryant on the roster.
There are players on this list that have injury or character flags and those who don't play a position Dallas needs to fill desperately. That being said, all the guys on this list have the potential to pay off in one way or another.
Let's take a look at some risky players the Cowboys must consider in this year's NFL draft.