9. What if they drafted Randy Moss instead of Greg Ellis
When Randy Moss entered the NFL Draft in 1998, there were no concerns about his talent. Everyone knew he had the tools to be a dominant playmaker. But there were questions about his maturity.
Moss initially signed with Notre Dame but never played for them since a fight had him in jail for a few days. Then, he went to Florida State but was dismissed for a positive marijuana test. After all of this, he wound up at Marshall and nearly won the Heisman.
Despite the talent, 19 teams passed on him in the 1998 NFL Draft — including the Cincinnati Bengals who had two chances to select Moss.
But those teams don't move the needle the way America's Team does — so everyone only remembers Dallas taking Greg Ellis out of North Carolina at No. 8 overall.
Moss then slid all the way to No. 21 but to this day, it's only the Cowboys that passed on him. And Moss was as guilty as anyone, constantly holding a grudge against America's Team for not taking a chance on him.
But what if they had?
Dallas might have been able to keep their offense going a couple of years longer but with Troy Aikman retiring just a couple of years after this draft, they wouldn't likely have kept him happy for long. Moss would have put up some great numbers but in the end, it's not as if this was the one move that ended their dynasty. Still, it's one they probably wish they had a re-do on.