Each day over the next 10 days, we will focus on one position in the NFL draft by highlighting a prospect in Rounds 2-7 who might fit for the Dallas Cowboys. With so much attention placed on the first round in mock drafts, "Beyond the first round" focuses on lesser-publicized options beyond the first 32 picks. Today we look at cornerbacks. Second round -- Kyle Fuller (Virginia Tech): He's an athletic prospect with good speed. A team captain with strong coverage skills.
"Draft Day" is a movie starring Kevin Costner as the Cleveland Browns' general manager. In this mock draft, ESPN Insider draft analyst Todd McShay is playing general manager of the Dallas Cowboys. In his four previous mock drafts, McShay has had the Cowboys taking a defensive player. Considering the state of the defense in 2013 and the needs all across the board, selecting defensive end Stephon Tuitt, safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and Timmy Jernigan (in Mocks 3.
IRVING, Texas -- The NFL draft is coming up, but we break out Five Wonders on a Thursday to talk about the Dallas Cowboys' schedule. Away we go: I wonder just how seriously the Cowboys were considered to be the Seattle Seahawks’ opponent in Week 1. The Cowboys have five prime-time games despite their lack of playoff success in recent years and would have been a good draw. The Green Bay Packers got the nod, which will bring up the “Fail Mary” talk from the 2011 season when replacement refs were used early in the season.
IRVING, Texas -- For a team that has lived in an 8-8 neighborhood the past three seasons and missed the playoffs in Week 17 each time, every game is a key game. But there are five that stand out as musts for the Cowboys if they want to make the playoffs for the first time since 2009. And it might not be the five you are thinking of, such as the season opener against the San Francisco 49ers or the season ender against the Washington Redskins. Let’s take a look: Sept.