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IRVING, Texas (AP)-- The Dallas Cowboys have selected Eastern Washington safety Matt Johnson with the final pick of the fourth round.
The 6-foot-1, 216-pound Johnson was the 135th overall pick. That was the 40th and last selection in the fourth round Saturday.
Through their first four picks in the draft, the Cowboys selected four defensive players. It is the first time since 1982 they used their first four picks on defenders.
With the 113th overall pick earlier Saturday, Dallas got Wake Forest outside linebacker Kyle Wilber with the 113th overall pick earlier in the fourth round.
On the first two days, Dallas got LSU All-American cornerback Morris Claiborne sixth overall and Boise State defensive end Tyrone Crawford with the 81st overall pick in the third round.
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Reports are coming out that the Cowboys are actively planning a move that will garner them a 2nd round pick for tonight’s draft. The Cowboys obviously are trying to recoup a pick since they gave their’s up to move up for Claiborne.
PFT is reporting that the Cowboys are actively shopping CB Mike Jenkins. I think this is a good idea, we still have Scandrick who has been the primary...
According to Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com, the Dallas Cowboys remain open to trading veteran cornerback Mike Jenkins, even though there were some reports that people within the organization would rather keep him.
The problem right now is that there aren’t any teams interested in acquiring Jenkins. There’s some concern about his participation in the Cowboys offseason program...
I typically don’t praise teams that trade up as far as the Dallas Cowboys, but I have to give them credit for addressing a glaring need with the best player at the position.
By adding Brandon Carr and Morris Claiborne, the Cowboys have completely overhauled their secondary and now have, at least on paper, the look of a top-10 defense. The Cowboys did part with their 2nd round pick...
The Cowboys need to fill a lot of holes on their roster yet and need a second round pick to do it. They only way they can do that is to trade more picks or start clearing the roster. The only question is who will they trade to get there.
Jenkins time in Dallas could be done.
The first two players that come to mind are Mike Jenkins and Felix Jones. It would surprise me to see either...
After the Cowboys drafted him in the first round, Morris Claiborne said that the only reason he performed so poorly on the test was because he "only finished 15 or 18 questions."
The Cowboys have (5) picks today, but will they be making trades here to pick up a few more picks? The Cowboys have gone heavy on defense with their first two picks, and rightfully so, but don’t be surprised to see a couple of more defensive players drafted.
The Cowboys had quite a few defensive backs interviewed and worked out leading up-to the draft, so I can see the Cowboys...
A second Demon Deacon was selected in the 4th round of the 2012 NFL draft on Saturday as Deacon defender Kyle Wilber was selected by the Dallas Cowboys.
The first round of the 2012 NFL draft was perhaps it’s most eventful. It was raining trades as teams made moves to secure their futures. Here’s the biggest moments of the night with video.
#1 Deal of the Day: Cowboys Trade Up For Morris Claiborne
Please click the link below to read the rest of this story and watch video commentary and highlights from last night's first round.
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- The Dallas Cowboys have used their second draft pick on another defender, selecting defensive end Tyrone Crawford from Boise State.
Dallas got Crawford with the 81st overall pick in the third round Friday. It was the Cowboys' only pick on the second night of the draft.
The Cowboys selected LSU All-American cornerback Morris Claiborne with the No. 6 overall...
Jason Hatcher says no school has separated itself from the others but he is keen on his top five. Tennessee, USC, South Carolina, Ohio State and Louisville make up Hatcher's list. He gives us his thoughts on each school and a peek at his decision timetable in this interview. Read on for the latest.
Through all the mock drafts and all the interviews Cowboys fans were convinced that either Mark Barron, David DeCastro or even Michael Brockers would be selected in the first round. But as I sat watching the draft last night and also watching the Cowboys War Room on my laptop I noticed something strange happening as the draft approached the 6th overall pick in the first round. The...
After three days and seven selections for the Cowboys the NFL Draft has ended. As everyone knows the Cowboys made their biggest selection on Thursday night when they traded up eight spots and selected cornerback Morris Claiborne from LSU. With Claiborne and Brandon Carr the Cowboys defense looks to be greatly improved from last season.
As far as the other six selections for the...