Dallas Cowboys 7-Round Mock Draft: Following the breadcrumbs (Final Edition)

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Dallas Cowboys Round 1, Pick 26: Darnell Wright, OT

If Darnell Wright falls into the Dallas Cowboys’ laps they’ll be thrilled. Ranked 24 Brugler’s board, Wright would give the Cowboys strong value at 26. As one of the best tackles in the class, Wright would project as Dallas’ long-term answer at RT.

Most draft analysts agree, Wright possess the skills to be a Day 1 starter at OG. After losing Connor McGovern in free agency, the Dallas Cowboys have a need at LG. Tyler Smith is going to be LT, Tyron Smith RT (for as long as he can stay healthy), Tyler Biadasz in the middle, Zack Martin at RG, and Terence Steele as the swing.

Assuming the Dallas Cowboys don’t offer Steele a long-term deal, Wright could be guard of the present and the tackle of the future for Dallas. He would give them more O-linemen on rookie deals which would allow Dallas to afford their soon-to-be free agent star players.

Did we mention Darnell Wright is really good?

Wright, 6-foot-5, 333 pounds is mountain of a man. His 33+ inch arms are dominant for him and allow him to be as impenetrable as his discipline allows. He’s strong, nasty, and has a killer instinct as a blocker, but sometimes that killer instinct takes over and he loses technique. It’s not a bad problem to have and something the Cowboys should have no issue working with.

He’s a four years starter but still only 21, offering a nice blend of youth and experience. The similarities between Wright and Tyler Smith are obvious and as a 30-visit guy, you can see why Dallas likes Wright.

The biggest question is if Wright will be available when Dallas goes on the clock. He grades so well and plays such and important position, I’m not sure how he can fall, but the big boards say it’s realistic so I’m plastering Dallas all over this pick because I think they’ll run to the podium regardless of who else falls to them.