Round 4, Pick # 116
Dorance Armstrong, Jr., DE – Kansas
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Armstrong displayed talent putting up 20 tackles for loss and ten sacks as a sophomore. He can rush the passer with his hand in the ground or as a stand up rusher. Armstrong has good bend rushing and quickness in pursuit.
Armstrong does not have freakish get off or a deep bag of tricks. This could have been just as much of a reason for his drop-off in productions as scheme change. At the NFL level, he may have to play as an outside linebacker in a 4-3 defense such as the Cowboys.
This is a good pick for the round he was chosen. With Dallas already having DeMarcus Lawrence, Tyrone Crawford, Kony Ealy and Randy Gregory, Armstrong can work his way into the rotation without pressure to be an immediate impact guy.
Round 4, Pick # 137
Dalton Schultz, TE – Stanford
Schultz is a very good blocker for a tight end. In the passing game, he has a knack for reading zone coverage well.
Schultz is not blowing by anyone and, as a result, may be limited to just short to intermediate routes in the passing game.
I was not in love with this pick. The tight end draft class was pretty weak after the first four or five guys. Even with Jason Witten likely to retire, there are already three guys on the roster and it’s unlikely Dallas carries a fourth on game days.