3 reasons why the Cowboys shouldn’t trade up for Kyle Pitts

Florida Gators tight end Kyle Pitts(Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports)
Florida Gators tight end Kyle Pitts(Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports) /
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Dallas Cowboys, Dalton Schultz
Dallas Cowboys tight end Dalton Schultz (Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports) /

The Dallas Cowboys are deep at tight end already, so why take another that high?

While Pitts may be a once in a generation type talent, Mullenax touched on the first reason in his piece.

The Cowboys Are Already Deep There

With the Cowboys not only having Schultz, who relatively shined last season and with the return of Jarwin, who was set to have a starring role before injury, they don’t have the need for Pitts. With the other guys that they added to the room in Sprinkle and McKeon, they don’t have the room.

While Pitts might be end up being much better than those guys, you just can’t afford to shoot yourself in the foot like that. You take that resource and invest it elsewhere.

That stands for the pick, the playing time, and the roster spot. There is also the other possibility with Pitts.

The Risk Associated With Taking A Tight End That High

When you take a guy that high, no matter the position, you expect that player to be an impact guy for your team and right away. With Pitts being a tight end, are you certain that your system fits him or that your personal is suitable for him to be his best self?

Basically, is your team set up for him to come in and have the impact that the pick you use to get him dictates that he have? Those are all good questions.

It could also comes down to the most simplest questions, declarations, or discoveries of all. What if the tight end you choose that high, just isn’t that good?

That’s a risk you can’t afford to take and especially when you don’t need to.