Our continuing series looking at the Top 10 Biggest Draft Successes Of The Jerry Jones Era rolls on with #3. The guidelines - Must have been drafted during Jerry Jones' era (1989 - present), and generally needs to be a player chosen in the 3rd round or later. Anybody above that was expected to succeed. It's not a list of the best players, but a list of the best value to the team, based on contributions and when they were drafted. Also, certain intangibles can be thrown into the mix.
3. Jason Witten (2003, 3rd round, #69, Tennessee)
Jason Witten could easily be the best player on our list. The only reason he doesn't top the list is because he was drafted in the third round, which is very high in our guidelines. One of the best tight ends in the league who can catch passes and block. Plus, he ran through the Eagles defense with no helmet. What more needs to be said?
How about this?
rabblerousr: Hall of Famer in the third round? Are you kidding me?
That says it all.
Are You Smarter Than The Experts?
Correctly predict the first 32 picks of the 2011 NFL Draft and you’ll win
BEST ROUND EVER IN PRIMETIME
Enter at facebook.com/BudLight
Here We Go
Enjoy Responsibly ©2011 Anheuser-Busch, Inc., Bud Light® Beer, St. Louis, MO. ©2011 NFL Properties LLC. All NFL-related trademarks are trademarks of the National Football League. No Purchase Necessary. Contest open to U.S. residents (except CA) 21+. Contest begins 12AM CDT on 4/1 and ends 5:59:59PM CDT on 4/28. See Official Rules for complete details. Void where prohibited.