Dallas Cowboys headlines: Drafting receivers, Ticket lottery

STILLWATER, OK - OCTOBER 14: Wide receiver James Washington
STILLWATER, OK - OCTOBER 14: Wide receiver James Washington /

Wide receiver will be a heavy topic of discussion this offseason for the Dallas Cowboys. We’ll talk about that and much more in today’s headlines!

The future of the wide receiver position will be a major topic of discussion this offseason for the Dallas Cowboys. From getting Dez Bryant to take a pay cut to drafting a future superstar, it’s a position in desperate need of an upgrade in Big D.

And with an eye on next season, how does the Cowboys’ strength of schedule look? Plus, get your free tickets now for the upcoming NFL draft at AT&T Stadium. Those topics and more we’ll cover in today’s headlines.

Top 10 receivers to chase among free agents, draft prospects – NFL.com

Among this list of possible available wide receivers and draft prospects is Oklahoma State’s James Washington. A bit undersized at 6’0 tall, Washington is listed here as the top WR in the draft. Even over Alabama’s Calvin Ridley. If Ridley is taken before the Cowboys selection, 19th overall, Washington could be a sneaky pick for Dallas.

Free Ticket Lottery Launched For 2018 NFL Draft At AT&T Stadium – DallasCowboys.com

With the NFL draft being held for the first time at AT&T Stadium, many Cowboys fans will surely want to attend the event. That’s why it’s important to get in early on the free ticket lottery. Details above.

2018 NFL strength of schedule: Texans have it easiest, Packers face roughest ride – CBS Sports

According to the numbers, the Cowboys opponents in 2018 put up a win/loss record of 128-128 last year. That makes Dallas tied for the 15th toughest strength of schedule in the NFL. But as we know, strength of schedule doesn’t mean strength of opponents as that changes from year to year. You simply never know how good you or your opponents are until the games are played.

Ron Jaworski: Dak Prescott did not play as well as he can play but has the talent

Jaworski’s main argument here is that a quarterback is only as good as his supporting cast. Although we’ve seen transcendent passers lift their team’s to victories, Dak Prescott appears to need more support than many of his peers. Although, that was not the case at Mississippi State.

Next: Dallas Cowboys land themselves a pass rusher at #19

Charles Davis mock draft 1.0: Bengals land QB of future – NFL.com

Finally, I thought it was worth noting that in the above mock draft, Alabama wide receiver Calvin Ridley falls to Dallas. It will be an interesting decision by the Cowboys if this happens as some have predicted Ridley to be a solid #2 receiver, not a number one. And Dallas has plenty of number twos.