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Cowboys 2017 Mock Draft 2.0

With the Combine and the initial wave of free agent signings now done, Dallas’ shopping list heading into the draft has become a little clearer. The return of Terrance Williams removes the need for an early WR, but the secondary still has some glaring holes with Nolan Carroll being little more than a depth option. The offensive line suddenly has a couple of openings, and La’el Collins can only fill one of them. The pass rush is still a concern, and the Cowboys still need to start grooming a replacement for Jason Witten (unless you believe all the optimistic talk starting to bubble up about Rico Gathers).

With all that understood, I went back to Fanspeak for my second mock of the draft season (the first can be found here), using Fanspeak’s big board and the fan-voted team needs to guide the selections for the other 31 clubs. The Cowboys, during Will McClay’s tenure running the show as the team’s draft guru, have focused on SPARQ stars from power conferences, so that’s where I’ll direct my attention.

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NFL Free Agent Signings and Potential Visits- March 12

It was the proverbial Lazy Sunday on the NFL landscape, particularly as compared to the frenetic pace of the first two-plus days of the league’s annual shopping extravaganza. However, despite the relative quiet, there were still a few new deals reached between late Saturday and Sunday, including one on the defensive side of the ball. Additionally, there are rumblings of upcoming visits for a couple of top-shelf names at the running back position, raising the level of intrigue as to their eventual destination. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the latest happenings in the NFL offseason:

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