Found April 30, 2012 on Football Nation:
"Don't get me wrong, I would walk from here to New York to get that second pick back. But I would not walk if I had to give the player back." -Jerry Jones As the first round of the 2012 draft came to a close late Thursday night and the Twitter buzz slowly wore off, Cowboys' nation celebrated a bold move that landed the best defensive prospect on the board. Dallas maneuvered their way out of the 14th overall pick and into the sixth by way of the St. Louis Rams. With that selection they claimed Morris Claiborne, cornerback out of LSU. Claiborne promises elite speed and coverage to a defensive secondary that decomposed as the 2011 season wore on. He's a blanket with quick feet, a true cover-corner that can jam wide receivers at the line and possesses great ball skills. He was projected to be drafted in the top six. That became a reality as Roger Goodell announced his name and held up a Dallas Cowboys' Jersey. The sacrifice was a second round pick, which ...
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