Nate Allen: Potential Dallas Cowboys Draft Pick

March 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Our 2009 Cowboys’ safety grades will be out soon, but no grade is required to know that Dallas could benefit from the addition of a ball-hawking safety. 
We don’t see it as the No. 1 team need, but many people do.  Thus, safety, along with offensive tackle, are the most popular positions chosen for Dallas in mock drafts.
The problem for the Cowboys is that the top two ball-hawks, Eric Berry and Earl Thomas, will likely be long gone by the time they select at pick #27.  USC’s Taylor Mays may still be on the board, but his poor hips and lack of quickness make him a poor fit for Dallas.
People within the organization have been saying great things about second-year safety Michael Hamlin.  The Cowboys obviously won’t rely on him though, so safety is a legitimate first round option for the ‘Boys.
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