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With Martin and Lawrence in the fold, Dallas can cross two big needs of its laundry list. With eight picks left in the draft, the Cowboys will be busy on Day 3. Here's a look at what to expect from Big D before the 2014 NFL draft comes to a close. This mock draft does not take possible trades into consideration.
Round 4, Pick No. 119: AJ McCarron
Dallas has more immediate needs, specifically on defense, to address before quarterback. That being said, the fourth round is the team's last chance to get one of this draft's better prospects. McCarron isn't exactly Andrew Luck, but he has promise nonetheless. Giving Garrett and Wilson a few years to work with Romo's heir would be a smart choice by the Cowboys, and McCarron is arguably the best QB left.
Round 5, Pick No. 158: Deandre Coleman
Waiting until the fifth round for a defensive tackle wouldn't be one of Dallas' smarter draft moves this year. Then again, the 'Boys can always wait until next year to get their big-name prospect at the position. In the meantime, Coleman and veteran Hayden have the potential to be serviceable enough for 16 games.
Coleman knows how to utilize his big frame and possesses impressive strength. He's not a plug-in starter by any means, but Marinelli will find a way to get the most out of the California product.
Round 7, Pick No. 229: Mike Davis
If the Cowboys want to grab a prospect at wide receiver, they should do so once on the clock in the seventh round. They have too many other needs to address before getting to the position, but WRs are tempting to every team this late in the draft.
Dallas should have one of the more in-depth scouting reports on Davis since he went to Texas. It would be surprising if the team went in another direction at pick No. 229.
Round 7, Pick No. 231: Kendall James
James isn't the most well-known cornerback due to playing his college ball in Maine. That doesn't mean he's not worth a shot in the seventh, however. Dallas needs to add depth at this position, and Morris Claiborne had to worry a few coaches with his disappointing 2013 campaign.
Consider James an insurance policy in case injuries plague the cornerback depth chart.
Round 7, Pick No. 238: Denicos Allen
Dallas will likely take a linebacker if for no other reason than fear of injuries. Both Bruce Carter and Sean Lee have missed playing time the past two seasons. Allen probably won't ever become an NFL starter, but his explosiveness and decision making are impressive. The Cowboys could find a use for the former Spartan on defense or special teams.
Round 7, Pick No. 248: Gabe Ikard
Travis Frederick performed well at center in his rookie season, and Ryan Cook was a solid backup, but the position could still use a bit of depth. Ikard could help provide a challenge for Cook in training camp and allow the latter to focus on being a backup guard. Center isn't a huge need, but Dallas has the picks to look in other directions during the seventh round.
Round 7, Pick No. 251: Ryan Groy
Even if Martin ends up playing at guard, the position could still use more backups. Cook and Chris DeGeare are the team's only options at guard if Mackenzy Bernadeau or Ronald Leary goes down. Groy would be a fine insurance policy, regardless of what Dallas does with Martin.
Round 7, Pick No. 254: Alfred Blue
It is very possible the Cowboys address running back before their final pick, but if they don't, Blue would be a nice way to end the draft. The LSU product has impressive speed and can contribute in the passing game. Dallas could use a running back who has soft hands and make plays as a receiver for when DeMarco Murray is not on the field. Blue is as good a pick as any this late in the draft.