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Cowboys Draft Poll: Of These Six Prospects, Who Should Dallas Cowboys Take At Pick 133?

It’s time to get the pulse of our BTB community. Who do you want the Cowboys to draft at 133?

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[As we’re all aware, the draft season is well underway, or as we like to refer to it; Christmas season is here! The 2017 NFL draft takes place at the end of April, but we're putting together draft boards early. Here at BTB, we take pride in the community atmosphere and we always want your opinions to be shared on everything involving the Dallas Cowboys.

In this series, we’re going to be dissecting each of the Cowboys’ seven draft picks from 28 to 246 and asking you who are the best bets for the Dallas Cowboys. Right before the draft kicks off, we’ll put the perfect draft together as per our BTB community voting and see how it ends up lining up with the real deal. Keep in mind; we’re trying to be as realistic as possible so you’ll only be choosing from around five or so players that would potentially be on the board at the slotted position in the draft.

As a reminder, the Pick 28 Poll resulted in DE Charles Harris with 38% of the vote. After improving his vertical by 5.5 inches and his broad jump by 9 inches, that’s a good sign.

The Pick 60 Poll resulted in CB Adoree’ Jackson who could perhaps be one of the overall best athletes in the draft.

The Pick 92 resulted in SS Justin Evans who could be confused with a battering ram. This guy can tackle…hard.]

Who Should the Dallas Cowboys take at Pick 133?

Daeshon Hall, DE, Texas A&M

Case For: Hall is a violent player with speed and agility off the edge. He just moves around so naturally that he eats gaps up rather quickly. He’s a finisher with excellent pursuit and active hands to rip at the ball carrier. Hall is a very tough and durable player having started 26 straight games his Junior and Senior year.

Case Against: He’s certainly not the product that Myles Garrett is and he has a tendency to get very wide in his rush. He’s got to do a better job at winning in a multitude of ways as he can stall out when he doesn’t win initially. Hall also needs work at gap discipline as he too often abandons his assignments. Hall had mediocre sack production needs some bulk.

Dede Westbrook, WR, Oklahoma

Case For: Super productive and just all around good player. In his first year stepping in for Sterling Shepard, he didn’t disappoint with 80 receptions, over 1,500 yards and 17 touchdowns. He’s got quick feet, excellent burst and has the ability to burn folks with his straight line speed. He’s got incredible control of his gears and has spatial awareness to bail bad throws out.

Case Against: He needs to improve his strength and he does come with a few concerns about durability. He has past immature episodes that he’s apparently put behind him but they’re still in the mind. He’s well below average as a blocker and will need significant improvement.

Howard Wilson, CB, Houston

Case For: Wilson has great size and strength for the position with fluidity and athleticism that are surely going to grab teams’ attention. He has so much good tape of him following receivers and making plays leading his team with five interceptions. He’s a fearless competitor with the sweet feet and hips to turn and mirror seamlessly.

Case Against: He’s very inexperienced in the position and has had an ACL surgery. Wilson is a bit thin and will need to pack some muscle in his legs too. He’s been known to play a little too upright at times and will need time to improve and learn.

Julie’n Davenport, OT, Bucknell

Case For: He’s got elite arm strength to stun defenders and hold them in place. He’s really developed his kick-slide and shows the ability to recover for initial mistakes. Davenport has great strength with a good punch. He was a team leader for two seasons and has shown tremendous awareness to get to the second level and block his tail off. Davenport is a very athletic and moldable player for teams looking for a project tackle.

Case Against: He’s not quite ready to face elite competition and is still very raw. He struggles to redirect against stunts and is a bit inconsistent. He needs to work on footwork and keeping them underneath him instead of leaning on the rusher. He lacks the technique to start immediately but certainly could be starting someday.

Corn Elder, CB, Miami

Case For: A true zone cornerback that knows how to play receivers in space and bait quarterbacks. Though he’s a bit small, you can’t tell with the way he plays and he’s one aggressive guy. He’s got versatility to man up with receivers and mirror their movements. He’s a very confident player that has patience and instincts for the game.

Case Against: He really doesn’t pass the threshold for length that teams are looking for and it’ll be worrisome to put him outside. Though he plays with the same chip that Steve Smith Sr. had, it’s really hard to envision him anything more than a slot cornerback.

Dawuane Smoot, DE, Illinois

Case For: Smoot should add an ‘h’ to his name but this is one smooth athlete. He’s very quick off the snap and has violent hands to attack the blockers. He’s super versatile and has an array of pass rush moves. He’s got a non-stop motor and never seems to tire. Durability isn’t a concern as he started 24 games, had 38.5 tackles for loss, 16.5 sacks, and five forced fumbles over those starts.

Case Against: He’s undersized and lacks the power to consistently set the edge. He’s got some bad habits including getting too wide and guessing too much. He didn’t make the jump from his junior to senior season and needs to develop his moves better.


Who Do You Want At Pick 133?

This poll is closed

  • 30%
    DE Daeshon Hall
    (894 votes)
  • 20%
    WR Dede Westbrook
    (608 votes)
  • 21%
    CB Howard Wilson
    (640 votes)
  • 8%
    OT Julie’n Davenport
    (257 votes)
  • 9%
    CB Corn Elder
    (276 votes)
  • 9%
    DE Dawaune Smoot
    (271 votes)
2946 votes total Vote Now

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