The Dallas Cowboys draft board is currently being assembled but there’s one man in the room that can derail their plans if he really wants to, and that’s owner Jerry Jones (a man who desperately wants to get back to the Super Bowl). We’ve seen plenty of mock drafts where the Cowboys play it safe but what if Jerry decides to spice things up a bit and make multiple moves in the draft? We all know that man is known to make some splash decisions.
What would it look like and how would it work out for the team if the Cowboys made a bunch of trades in this draft? Well, we’re about to find out with the help of the list of known 30-day visits, informal meetings, and Dallas Day visits. We will be using the Jimmy Johnson trade value model via DraftTek.com to keep things honest. Although some moves might be seen as too pricey, the decisions are based on how bad the team wants the player.
So without further ado, let’s get this wild version of a mock draft started. We will be making a couple of big trades both up and down at the top and make our picks from there. Look out for some trades further down as well.
A 7-round Dallas Cowboys mock draft with multiple trade scenarios
Trade Alert! The Dallas Cowboys have traded their 24th overall pick (1st) to the Kansas City Chiefs for their 29th (1st) and 94th (3rd) picks.
Cowboys Pick Value: 24th Pick =740 points
Chiefs Picks Value: 29th Pick 640 points + 94th Pick 124 points = 764 points
Trade Alert! The Dallas Cowboys have traded their 29th (1st) to the Detriot Lions for their 32nd (1st) and 97th (3rd) picks.
Cowboys Pick Value: 29th Pick = 640 points
Lions Picks Value: 32nd Pick 590 points + 97th Pick 112 points = 702 points
With the 32nd pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys select…
Kenyon Green, Guard – Texas A&M
Height: 6’4″ Weight: 325lbs
Career Stats: 35 games played (17 Left Guard, 15 Right Guard, 2 Right Tackle, 1 Left Tackle)
The conversation about who the Cowboys like more between Green and Zion Johnson still rages on. Both offensive linemen have experience at both guard and tackle spots, and Johnson has a bit more time at center. That being said, this team is really going to fall back on the tape from Green who faced off against the toughest defensive lines in college football each week. His ability to move to execute blocks is top-level. Over the last two seasons, he’s only allowed one sack. I have a feeling Dallas is going to bring in some depth at center making Johnson’s experience there a none factor.
Reason for the pick: This draft has quite a bit of depth at receiver, tight end, and along the defensive line. The Cowboys need an immediate plug and play left guard with a mean streak. Green is a left guard and adding him will help stabilize the left side of the offensive line for years to come. He will also be able to fill in at different positions along the offensive line making things easier for the team if a player gets hurt.