Cowboys overcome terrible Trey Lance trade in 7-round 2024 mock draft

The Cowboys load up on picks in this trade-filled 7-round mock draft
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Round 7, Pick 233: Joshua Cephus, WR, UTSA

It would be ideal to land a wideout earlier in the draft than this but the Cowboys have more depth at receiver than most of the positions that were addressed earlier. CeeDee Lamb had a monstrous campaign in 2023 and Brandin Cooks put up 657 yards and eight touchdowns — which was a "down season" for him. Throw in Jalen Tolbert, who was progressing nicely in year two and they should feel comfortable enough with their roster to avoid reaching.

That approach leads to Joshua Cephus from UTSA landing with Dallas in Round 7. Standing 6-foot-3 and 185 pounds, Cephus has enough height to give defensive backs fits and racked up 1,151 yards and 10 touchdowns in his final collegiate season. He's also versatile enough to play in the slot as well as outside.

Round 7, Pick 244: Isaiah Davis, RB, South Dakota State

Due to their lack of trusted running backs, the Cowboys double up on the position in this mock as their final selection lands them Isaiah Davis from South Dakota State. Another well-built running back, Davis is listed at 6-foot-1 and 218 pounds.

He didn't run with the same speed Trey Benson showed but still has enough to get the job done. Where he really excels is as a power back, evidenced by the 80 missed tackles he forced in 2023 alone. It might not be easy for him to make the roster but the Cowboys should welcome the competition since they currently have none.

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