It seems like owner Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys have frequently tried to make big splashes on draft day, but their first concern should be limiting potentially devastating mistakes. Find possible weaknesses in your draft strategy, patch them up, then worry about hitting it big.
Sometimes the draft just unfolds in a way that isn’t advantageous to certain teams, but many of the Cowboys’ past draft mistakes are surely correctable. A simple emphasis on analytics would result in bypassing players destined to underachieve, such as running back Joseph Randle, for example.
So where might the Cowboys go wrong in this draft? Let’s take a look at the five biggest mistakes they could make in 2014.