One of the edicts of recent Cowboys draft philosophy that I broke out during the 2013 process was the team's insistence on using their first-round pick on the player they saw as the top player at his position. It's been the Cowboys way since the 2010 draft and held true each of the last four drafts. Whether Dallas was trading up, staying put, or trading backwards, they always walk away from the draft with a player they can say was the best at his position; a perfect fit.
This is just one of several trends that we here at Blogging The Boys have latched onto over the last several years and we'll take a more detailed look at all of them the week of the draft. For now, I wanted to focus on the theme of what players in the 2014 draft are perfect fits for what Dallas is looking for at each position. We'll split this up into two articles, today focusing on the offense.
Not all of these players are going to be first-rounders, but you can imagine that the perfect guy should be highly thought of across the league. Not every team plays the same scheme, but enough do that the value of a position should be the determining factor to where a guy is coveted. Also, this exercise has to be run on the gameplan that the regime in place remains. Regardless of whether or not you believe that is a possibility for Jason Garrett, Rod Marinelli and their staffs, there has to be a system to slot people in order to determine... the 2014 NFL Draft's Perfect Fits.
Of course, these fits are just my opinions. Some may believe in these prospects, others might think there are better candidates available in the draft. Use the comment section to share your opinions and offer up some other players you think would be perfect fits for the Dallas Cowboys.
Next: Perfect Fits On Defense.