Dallas Cowboys Draft
Round 6, Pick 219
DE, Big Cat Bryant
I’ll admit it, Big Cat Bryant’s name is working in his favor here. Bryant isn’t the stoutest or most explosive edge player in the draft and his potential is limited – a deviation from my previous picks. But he’s a team leader and he’s serviceable as a blue collar strong side player with some position flex.
Big Cat can play the LDE spot and the LOLB spot with equal effectiveness. He can potentially develop behind DeMarcus Lawrence in the same role Dorance Armstrong is right now.
Round 7, Pick 225
WR T.J. Vasher
Here’s a luxury pick for the Dallas Cowboys. The 6-foot-6 local product is an enormous presence on the field with some jaw dropping highlights. He’s not the dominant force you’d like for a guy this big but he’s a fun situational weapon who could thrive as a goal line threat or inside RPO option.
He could even be a TE/WR hybrid at the next level and could be used as a backside blocker or mismatch opportunity.
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Dallas Cowboys Draft Debrief
So to recap, we traded back six spots and snagged two extra picks (1 in 2022) for it. We got a player we wanted and needed in CB Caleb Farley. Then we grabbed out left tackle of the future in Alex Leatherwood in Round 2 followed immediately by 2021 starting SAF Trevon Moehrig.
In Round 3 we picked up Tyler Shelvin at DT and safety Andre Cisco. Both will be expected to contribute in Year 1. On Day 4 we picked up DE Jaelan Phillips, LB Baron Browning, CB Olaijah Griffin, offensive lineman Robert Hainsey, edge player Big Cat Bryant and receiver T.J. Vasher.
It would have been nice to add a blocking tight end to the mix or maybe even another DT but all in all, the draft worked in our favor and we were able to add multiple starters to the mix. One thing is clear, trading back is the best way to maximize the draft and as along as a QB is on the board, that should be a possibility.
Did we trade back far enough? Should we not have moved back at all? What players are you targeting in the top-100? Let us know Dallas Cowboys fans!