NFL Draft grades: Grading every pick the Cowboys made in 2024 NFL Draft

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The 2024 NFL Draft is over and the Dallas Cowboys put on a masterclass of drafting. It's obviously easy to say that the Cowboys hit a home run before the class has played a snap, but the overall feeling is significantly more positive relative to last year's draft.

The Cowboys turned the No. 24 overall pick into two potential staples on their offensive line. Say what you will about this front office, but they know how to work the draft. On days one and two, they used their premium assets to beef up their trenches, which were weak points last year, then filled a big need.

In a vacuum, fans will be hard-pressed to complain about Dallas' draft. Now that the showcase is in the books after a long weekend, it's time to hand out grades for each of the Cowboys' eight selections.

Cowboys draft grade for Tyler Guyton: B+

A cavalcade of mock drafts leading up to Thursday had the Cowboy drafting Guyton with the No. 24 overall pick. For that reason, fans had trouble warming up to the idea of Guyton coming to Dallas. It wasn't seen as a smart value pick given the other names that would have likely still been on the board.

With that in mind, the Cowboys moved down to pick No. 29 in a trade with the Lions and picked up Guyton and the No. 73 overall pick. Guyton was Dane Brugler's 28th-ranked prospect in the entire draft, so Dallas got solid value with the pick. When you bake the third-round pick into it, it's really fantastic work.

A right tackle at Oklahoma, the Cowboys will move Guyton to left tackle. They're banking on his athleticism to buoy his transition to the left side. Though raw, Guyton has the build At 6-7, 322 pounds), footwork and hand placement to thrive at left tackle. It might take some time for him to become a high-level LT, but his upside is enormous.