1. B.W. Webb to Cowboys: How Does Cornerback Fit with Dallas?

    If there was one position I thought the Cowboys would bypass in the 2013 NFL draft, it was cornerback. Not so. The ‘Boys grabbed William & Mary cornerback B.W...

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  2. Cowboys 2013 Mock Draft: Predictions for Day 3

    If you told me the Dallas Cowboys would make it out of the first three rounds with three offensive players, two at skill positions, I would have told you that you were crazy...

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  3. Are the Dallas Cowboys Completely Botching the 2013 NFL Draft?

    The Dallas Cowboys came into the 2013 NFL draft with major holes to fill at a variety of positions, the most pressing of which seemed to be guard, running back, safety, offensive tackle and defensive tackle...

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  4. J.J. Wilcox to Cowboys: How Does Safety Fit with Dallas?

    The Dallas Cowboys apparently really like safeties Barry Church and Matt Johnson, but there was no doubt that they needed to at least add some competition for the youngsters. In Georgia Southern’s J...

    Jonathan Bales Written by Jonathan Bales about over 1 year ago 9,189 reads 12 comments

  5. Terrance Williams to Cowboys: How Does Wide Receiver Fit in Dallas?

    After drafting a center and tight end in the first two rounds of the 2013 NFL draft, everybody and their brother figured the Dallas Cowboys would look to add a defender with their first selection in the third round...

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  6. Gavin Escobar to Cowboys: How Does Tight End Fit with Dallas?

    Despite drafting a pass-catching tight end to play the “Robin” to Jason Witten ’s “Batman” in 2012, the Dallas Cowboys grabbed another tight end in the second round with San Diego State’s Gavin Escobar...

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  7. Cowboys 2013 Mock Draft: Predictions for Day 2 and Beyond

    The Dallas Cowboys shocked everyone by drafting Wisconsin center Travis Frederick in the first round of the 2013 NFL draft. With most looking for the "sexy" Jerry Jones' selection, the 'Boys went in the exact opposite direction...

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  8. Travis Frederick to Cowboys: How Does Center Fit with Dallas?

    In a truly stunning turn of events, the Dallas Cowboys traded down to select Wisconsin center Travis Frederick at No. 31 overall in the 2013 NFL draft...

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  9. Cowboys 2013 Mock Draft: Final 7-Round Predictions for Dallas

    This is really a make-or-break draft for the Dallas Cowboys . The epitome of mediocrity in recent years, the Cowboys have a number of holes to fill, and six picks to do it...

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  10. Cowboys 2013 Draft Picks: Results, Analysis and Grades

    Dallas Cowboys fans, welcome to the 2013 NFL draft! After months of anticipation, we're mere hours from learning which young stars will come into Dallas to upgrade the team's roster...

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  11. Fantasy Football: Is Philip Rivers the Best Quarterback Value in 2012 Drafts?

    I’ve been posting over at Roto Experts for a couple months now and with the NFL draft over, I will turn my focus toward fantasy football analysis. Starting today, I will be posting a Monday blog called “The Xtra Point...

    Jonathan Bales Written by Jonathan Bales about over 2 years ago 1,186 reads 3 comments

  12. Morris Claiborne Selected by Dallas Cowboys: Highlights, Scouting

    The Cowboys gave up their first- and second-round selections to move up to No. 6 overall for LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne . A couple of thoughts: Even though I love Morris Claiborne, losing the second-rounder is costly...

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  13. 2012 NFL Draft: The Top 162 Players Ranked by Position

    My final 2012 Big Board is up at the New York Times . You can see my top 162 players there, as well as my individual position rankings below. Note that I have made a few minor alterations in the last couple days...

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  14. Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama: Does He Fit in Dallas Cowboys' Draft Plans?

    In addition to the scouting reports I do at the NY Times , I will also have a few articles posted at RotoExperts.com prior to the draft...

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  15. Dallas Cowboys 2012 Draft: Michigan State DT Jerel Worthy an Option in 2nd Round

    I absolutely love Jerel Worthy , ranking him No. 3 in my 2012 Defensive Tackle Rankings . After watching him in even greater detail, there’s a good chance I’m going to move him to No...

    Jonathan Bales Written by Jonathan Bales about over 2 years ago 2,043 reads 5 comments

  16. Dallas Cowboys 2012 Draft: Is Mississippi State DT Fletcher Cox the Favorite?

    In my first mock draft of the season, I had the Cowboys selecting Mississippi State defensive tackle Fletcher Cox...

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  17. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Big Names Could Drop on Draft Day

    I did a mock draft for USA Today , which is on stands now in their 2012 Draft Preview magazine, but my first “real” mock draft is published in the New York Times today...

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  18. Dallas Cowboys 2012 Draft: Clemson Tight End Dwayne Allen Is a Sleeper Pick

    Last year, we saw the surprising selections of inside linebacker Bruce Allen and running back DeMarco Murray in the middle rounds by the Dallas Cowboys...

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  19. 2012 NFL Draft: Scouting Wisconsin Center Peter Konz for the Dallas Cowboys

    From my Peter Konz scouting report up at the Times today: At 6-5, Peter Konz is tall for an interior lineman. I actually think this can and does hurt his game...

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  20. Dallas Cowboys 2012 Draft: Defensive Tackle Alameda Ta'amu in Sights?

    I recently posted my 2012 defensive tackle rankings , so many of you know I think Washington ’s Alameda Ta’amu is overrated...

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  21. Dallas Cowboys 2012 Draft: Is USC Defensive End Nick Perry a Good Fit?

    My latest scouting report is up at the Times , and it is on USC defensive end Nick Perry . A preview is pasted below, and you can view the entire thing by clicking the link above...

    Jonathan Bales Written by Jonathan Bales about over 2 years ago 2,228 reads 8 comments

  22. Dan Connor to Dallas Cowboys? Why 'Boys Should Sign the Linebacker

    About a month ago, I posted an article called “ Free agent CB Brandon Carr should be tops on Cowboys’ wish list .” I later compared him to Cortland Finnegan , arguing why I prefer Carr...

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  23. 2012 NFL Draft Defensive Tackle Board: Ranking Jerel Worthy and 16 Other DTs

    I just posted my cornerback rankings a few days ago, and my defensive tackle rankings below have even more surprises. Click on players with links for my scouting reports...

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  24. 2012 NFL Draft Cornerback Board: Ranking Dre Kirkpatrick and Rest of Top 20

    I have a few cool new articles coming out soon at the Times , USA Today , and a couple other publications, so I will post links to those once they are live. For now, take a gander at my initial cornerback rankings...

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  25. Dallas Cowboys 2012 Draft: South Carolina CB Stephon Gilmore Could Help Big D

    I am finishing my 2012 cornerback rankings, and there will be a few surprises. One is the feature of today’s post—South Carolina ’s Stephon Gilmore —who I currently have rated ahead of Janoris Jenkins...

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