Now that the Super Bowl is over, the focus for all NFL teams shifts to the upcoming Scouting Combine and the eventual NFL Draft. For a team with salary cap limitations like the Dallas Cowboys, the draft represents their best chance to improve their club going into the new season. And as Dallas featured the worst defense in the league last season, it makes sense that a majority of their selection would be slated in that direction.
But in my newest post-Super Bowl mock draft, facilitated through the Mock Draft Simulator at Fanspeak.com, one of the top players in the drafts drops into their laps. Unfortunately, it’s not a big position of need. But I still believe Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones would pull the trigger anyway. Here’s my full first round mock draft plus a detailed explanation of the Cowboys pick:
1. Houston Texans