Dallas Cowboys Draft: 5 high end wide receivers to target early

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Dallas Cowboys Option No. 4

Another late first to early second-round option is Jordan Addison out of USC. Addison isn’t the burner of the last two guys, but he does offer some possibility of playing outside. Addison is a mix of the first couple of players with a bigger catch radius, quick short-burst agility, and solid route running. If the Cowboys want more route-savvy players, Addison would fit right in.

Addison is a good route-running technician and finds ways to get into and out of a corner’s blindspots. This gives Addison good separation allowing him to open up and give his quarterback a good target. He produces on the field with a nose for the end zone and plays faster than his times would suggest. While he may need to add a little size to play outside consistently, his length does help give him some flexibility outside.

Addison is not a burner, so while he can get over the top, it is usually him stacking defenders and losing them within the route. His size will work against him against more physical corners, so finding matchups early in his career will help. He did have some body catches but has shown the ability to pluck with his hands. Most of his receptions came within 10 yards of the line.