Cowboys should trade Noah Igbinoghene
One of the more unexpected moves ahead of Week 1 was when the Cowboys decided to trade former second-round pick Kelvin Joseph to the Miami Dolphins in exchange for former first-round pick Noah Igbinoghene.
Joseph felt like a long shot to make the roster but it wasn't expected that Dallas would ship him off in exchange for another player who failed to meet draft expectations at the same position.
Igbinoghene did start the season with a bang as he recorded the team's first touchdown of the season — as we all expected, right? A blocked field goal by Juanyeh Thomas against the New York Giants in Week 1 ended with Igbinoghene returning the ball 58 yards for a score.
However, Igbinoghene has been a non-factor since then. He's recorded no statistics on defense and even with the injury suffered by Trevon Diggs, he's seen only 25 snaps on defense. Entering Week 8, he's still behind Nahshon Wright and Eric Scott, Jr. who serve as the fourth and fifth cornerbacks respectively.
At this point, a team is unlikely to offer much — if anything — for the Auburn product but that doesn't mean it's impossible. He's still just 23 and does have a Round 1 pedigree. Perhaps some team will be in dire need of depth and throw out a late-round pick, which Dallas should definitely consider.