Dallas Cowboys 7-Round Mock Draft: Trading Way Back

Michael Gallup #13 of the Dallas Cowboys (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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Round 2, Pick 34

Jalen Reagor, WR


Welcome to team 40-burger (as in 40-points). Because if it looks like your defense may give up 30-points per game, you better have an offense that can score more. The Dallas Cowboys kicked the tires on the 40-burger offense when they flirted with free agent WR Emmanuel Sanders.

While they failed to secure Sanders, the strategy spoke volumes to fans. And in one of the deepest receiver drafts in years, game-breakers are going to slip through the cracks and smart teams like Dallas should be there to seize the opportunity whenever it presents itself.

Initially, the Dallas Cowboys trade back hoping to snag Grant Delpit or Xavier McKinney (which is a gamble but a distinct possibility) but when Reagor is there staring them in the face, they jump at the chance.


Reagor is one of the best playmakers in the draft, but an underwhelming Combine caused his stock to fall in a traits-heavy draft class. The slot man out of TCU is a big play machine – on short routes, screen plays, deep downfield, and on special teams. He may not be the pure burner we thought he was, but he plays fast and wins a variety of different ways.

On the Dallas Cowboys he becomes an immediate starter in the slot and the primary return man on punt and kick returns. He takes the Cowboys offense to the next level and improves an area that was already strong. Defenses will be forced to pick their poison when facing Dallas, and Reagor will profit.