Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 11/17/14
Each year, as we look ahead to the next draft class, we like to spend a morning putting the cap on the last draft class for the Cowboys. Last week, we spent significant time discussing how this team has been built, and that demonstrated again how the NFL is a young man's league where your roster is made of quite a few 1st and 2nd year players. This is especially true of a team that is over-leveraged with veterans who eat up the significant part of their salary cap. Sometimes the only way to make up the difference as you try to fill out your roster is to plug the holes with kids. Last year, when we did this exercise, we spent time on each pick of the 2011 draft and saw quite a few things that were noteworthy. The Tyron Smith and DeMarco Murray picks already looked great and the Bruce Carter pick still was curious. One still sticks out as the most painful move of the 2011 draft: Round 5, Pick 143 - Josh Thomas, Cornerback, BuffaloClearly the worst pick of the draft, as Thomas did not ...
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