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1. (19) Jamin Davis, LB, Kentucky

2. (51) Sam Cosmi, OT, Texas

3. (74) Benjamin St.Juste, CB, Minnesota

3. (82) Dyami Brown, WR, North Carolina

4. (124) John Bates, TE, Boise St

5. (163) Darrick Forrest, S, Cincinnati

6. (225) Cam Cheese, LS, Michigan

7. (240) William Bradley-King, DE, Baylor

7. (246) Shaka Toney, ED, Penn State

7. (258) Dax Milne, WR, BYU

UDFA

Jaret Patterson, RB, Buffalo

Sammie Reyes, TE, Tulane

While LB was one of Washington's key needs heading into the draft, I thought acquiring more dynamic playmakers on offense was the primary need. LB Davis has a dearth of upside and crushed his athletic testing but he's not produced at a level worthy of a top 20 pick. The team is banking on his develop but I'm not convinced he'll realize it enough to make the positional value of a 1st round ILB worth it for the team.

 

OT Cosmi projects as a future starter but when depends on how reliably he compensates for his anchor strength/power deficiencies. CB St. Juste is a high upside corner prospect that has a shot to compete as a starter as a rookie.

 

WR Brown adds some downfield punch. TE Bates is a solid mid round that really showed well in pre draft practices. S Forrest is a solid depth S behind Collins. Edge guys Bradley-King and Toney are practice squad types with good motors. WR Milne is a long shot to stick. UDFA RB Patterson was a guy I thought should've been drafted as a late rounder.

 

1. (12) Micah Parsons, LB, Penn State

2. (44) Kelvin Joseph, CB, Kentucky

3. (75) Osa Odighizuwa, DT, UCLA

3. (84) Chauncey Golston, DE, Iowa

3. (99) Nashon Wright, CB, Oregon St

4. (115) Jabril Cox, LB, LSU

4. (138) Josh Ball, OT, Marshall

5. (179) Simi Fehoko, WR, Stanford

6. (192) Quinton Bohana, DT, Kentucky

6. (227) Isreal Mukuamu, CB, South Carolina

7. (238) Matt Farniok, OG, Nebraska

UDFA

Osirus Mitchell, Mississippi State, WR

Brenden Knox, Marshall, RB

Tyler Coyle, Purdue, LB

Artayvious Lynn, TCU, TE

Brandon Smith, Iowa, WR

JaQuan Hardy, Tiffin, RB

Anthony Hines III, Texas A&M, LB

Brennan Eagles, Texas, WR

TJ Vasher, Texas Tech, WR

Braylon Jones, Houston, OG

Nick Ralston, Louisiana, RB

Nick Eubanks, Michigan, TE

Austin Faoliu, Oregon, DT

I felt adding defensive speed, almost regardless of position, was the winning objective for the Cowboys heading into this draft. LB Parsons brings some of that electricity back to the front 7. On the field he's a tone setter, off of it, I think complacency will be the primary obstacle. 

 

CB Joseph was arguably as good as any of the 1st round CB's. DT/DE Odighizuwa imo is a better player than his brother and will be a handful as a disruptor playing inside. DE Golston could be looked at as a situational inside rusher, where he excelled in pre draft practices.

 

CB's Wright and Mukamu are experienced playmakers and should stick. LB Cox was a sure steal if healthy. A medical red flag on his shoulder gut punched his stock apparently. OT Ball is a solid mid round developmental lineman but the Cowboys needed at this position.

 

WR Fehoko, DT Bohana and OG Farniok are decent late round gets with upside to be solid future contributors. I felt like the Cowboys landed some especially good UDFA's. RB Knox, LB Hines, WR Vasher, RB Hardy and TE Eubanks were all draftable talents and have decent chances to stick on the roster.

 

1. (20) Kadarious Toney, WR, Miami

2. (50) Azeez Ojulari, ED, Georgia

3. (71) Aaron Robinson, CB, UCF

4. (116) Elerson Smith, ED, Northern Iowa

6. (196) Gary Brightwell. RB, Arizona

6. (201) Rodarius Williams, CB Oklahoma St

UDFA

Brett Heggie C, Florida

Raymond Johnson DE, Georgia Southern

Jake Burton OL, Baylor

Toney was a curious pick with the OL talent on the board but adds a play maker that can make something out of nothing. He's set to become a fan favorite with breakneck style.

 

I thought the Giants took two of the better edge guys in this draft in Ojulari and Smith. Azeez isn't special but his versatility and upside are strong points. Smith has more flash as an athlete and just needs experience vs better competition to find his niche.

 

I was higher on Brightwell than most and think he makes a solid back up to Barkley but his ball security must improve. CB Williams is a solid bet to make the roster and I'll wager be a better player ultimately than his brother.

 

1. (10) DeVonta Smith, WR, Alabama

2. (37) Landon Dickerson, OC, Alabama

3. (73) Milton Williams. DT, Louisiana Tech

4. (123) Zech McPhearson, CB, Texas Tech

5. (150) Kenneth Gainwell, RB, Memphis

6. (189) Marlon Tuipulotu, DT, USC

6. (191) Tarron Jackson, DE, Coastal Carolina

6. (224) Jacoby Stevens, S, LSU

7. (234) Patrick Johnson, DE, Tulane

UDFA

Trevon Grimes, WR, Florida 

Jamie Newman, QB, Georgia

Kayode Awosika, OT, Buffalo 

Jaquan Bailey, DE, Iowa State 

Jhamon Ausbon, WR, Texas A&M 

Harry Crider, C, Indiana 

Jack Stoll, TE, Nebraska

Eagles have had solid WR's off and on but haven't had a true #1 WR since....forever. Smith is actually a lot like a tougher DeSean Jackson. OL Dickerson is a solid reload on the interior assuming he can come back healthy.

 

DT Williams brings some interior rushing potential that's been lacking. McPhearson is a S/CB that will get a good oppurtunity for playing time.

 

Big fan of Gainwell and I won't be surprised if he eventually takes snaps from Sanders. He's a tough inside runner despite formerly playing WR and a more reliable pass receiver. DT Tuipulotu is a solid down the road interior guy. DE Jackson, S Stevens and DE Johnson are practice squad guys.

 

The UDFA group includes one of my favorite sleepers in WR Ausbon. He's a big, hands guy with solid short area quickness. WR Grimes might also be a keeper. OL Awosika and Crider will certainly have oppurtunities stick. QB Newman is an intriguing guy that could land if he's serious about his preparation.