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Cowboys get RB Pollard in 4th, trade back in 5th for two Miami defenders named Jackson, media & fans react

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Here is the reaction to the Cowboys picks on day three of the 2019 NFL Draft.

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The Cowboys started the fourth round with picks 128 and 136. With the 128th pick, the Cowboys decided to grab a running back, Memphis’ Tony Pollard. He’s a speedy, versatile back and he’ll serve as the second-back behind Ezekiel Elliott.

Cowboys offensive coordinator, Kellen Moore was a big part of this selection as he tries to add more weapons in the offensive backfield.

Whether or not Kellen Moore will be able to devise a way to use Pollard is going to be the key component here:

All jokes aside, we’re talking about a really good running back that adds another dimension of speed to equation.

With that speed, it’s no surprise that he’s also well-versed in making guys miss:

A very versatile running back indeed, he is solid in the passing game, and here is a look at his production from last season:

Pollard definitely has confidence in himself, he was asked to compare his skills with a player in today’s NFL:

The Cowboys decided to trade out of pick 136 and then traded again:

After trading back from pick 149, the Cowboys finally made their first selection in the fifth round at pick 158.

Here is Dane Brugler’s breakdown of Michael Jackson, he’s a long corner, just how Kris Richard prefers his defensive backs to be:

PFF thinks it was a little early but they still like the pick:

A snapshot of his production shows he had a better year in 2017 but maybe a perfect fit for Richard’s secondary nonetheless:

With their next pick in the fifth round, 165th overall, the Cowboys went with another Jackson. Joe Jackson, a defensive end, what’s going on with the Jacksons? Two Jacksons from Miami, no less?!

Joe Jackson was happy to get the call though he believed he should have gone a little higher than the fifth round.

Is that Joe Jackson taking down new Giants QB Daniel Jones?

Apparently, Joe isn’t much of a superior athlete:

After that nasty beatdown at the hands of the Rams running backs, the Cowboys need guys that excel in run defense:

He’s not considered the most athletic, bendy-type edge rusher but it’s hard to argue with production:

Joe believes that he’ll make an impact in the Cowboys’ rotation: