2. DT Osa Odighizuwa
The Cowboys found an absolute gem in Odighizuwa in the 2021 draft. He's been on an upward trajectory in all three seasons and has taken his game to another level in year three. In fact, only two defensive tackles have top 10 grades in run defense and pass rush: Giants star Dexter Lawrence and Odighizuwa.
Odighizuwa, known as "0097" by fans, was the Cowboys' second-highest graded player on both sides of the ball against the Seahawks. He also has the highest QB pressure rate in the NFL when double-teamed at 18.4%, higher than teammate Micah Parsons' 15.8% pressure rate.
The former third-round pick doesn't get the recognition that Parsons, DeMarcus Lawrence and Trevon Diggs (when healthy) do, but he's an indispensable part of Dan Quinn's defense. He continues to produce at a position that is widely viewed as the weakest on the team, let alone the defensive side of the ball.
It's easy for defensive tackles to get overlooked, but Odighizuwa regularly shows up in big moments for the Cowboys. Stats don't measure his true impact, which says a lot given he's logged 32 pressures, three sacks, nine QB hits, 24 defensive stops, 23 hurries and eight tackles for loss.