Originally posted on SportsBlooded  |  Last updated 4/30/12

There were a lot of moves made over the 3 days of the 2012 NFL Draft, but if I had to pick my favorite it would have to be the Dallas Cowboys moving up 8 picks to select CB Morris Claiborne with the 6th pick of the draft. Claiborne is a unique talent who will bring much needed help to a secondary who ranked 23rd in the NFL in passing yards allowed last season. The Cowboys have already lost Terence Newman to the Cincinnati Bengals and they are reportedly shopping their #1 corner from last year, Mike Jenkins. Claiborne will be thrown into a starting role in 2012 whether he’s ready or not. If they do end up trading Jenkins, the Cowboys would also be wise to bring in a couple veteran corners to help fill some of their holes at the position.

Peter King of Sports Illustrated was a big fan of what the Vikings, 49ers and Rams were able to do in the draft. He liked how all three teams were able to move down in the draft to stockpile picks, while also being able to grab their targeted players. For more info on King’s analysis of the draft, check out his article here.

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