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2016 NFL Draft: Is Carson Wentz The Top QB In The 2016 Draft Class?

Carson Wentz may be the hottest draft commodity right now.

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This early in draft season, the big boards of many draftniks are still very fluid. Think about this: On January 27 last year, CBSSports had Byron Jones ranked 253rd on their big board with a 7th-round grade. Jones would end up being picked in the first round by the Cowboys.

On January 8, 2014, CBSSports had Aaron Donald ranked 53rd overall. Donald would get picked 13th overall and has amassed 20 sacks as a defensive tackle in two years.

Every season sees some late risers, and QB Carson Wentz may just be the hottest draft commodity right now. Some notable draft analysts are already calling him the top QB in this draft class, as the summary of tweets below shows.


For the Cowboys, there's a simple message in all of this. All things considered, the fourth overall pick is a bargain if it nets you a franchise quarterback. If they have a franchise-level grade on a quarterback, be it Carson Wentz or anybody else, they should be thankful if they can get him for a fourth.

I'll leave the summary to Bob Sturm of the Dallas Morning News:

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