We have made it to Day 3 of the 2020 NFL draft. And guess what, the general consensus is that the Cowboys are crushing this draft. After getting a possible first-round target at #51 in Trevon Diggs, and selecting an “athletic marvel” at #82 in Neville Gallimore, there is praise from all over.
The job isn’t over yet. We all know that Day 3 can lead to some pretty good picks (ahem, Dak Prescott). So kick back and enjoy as we conclude the 2020 NFL draft.
Don’t forget, ride or die #Team40Burger.
This is an open thread for draft chat.
Cowboys VP Stephen Jones on Day 3: "From here on out, you just at this point, you stick with your board. This is when the board comes in more than ever. These scouts have done so much work on the back end of this draft. ... We just cut and shoot."— Michael Gehlken (@GehlkenNFL) April 25, 2020
Cowboys VP Stephen Jones on second round: "It was a tough decision between Diggs and Gallimore." Lack of remaining depth at cornerback helped dictate Diggs as the pick. Cowboys got them both.— Michael Gehlken (@GehlkenNFL) April 25, 2020
It’s Draft Nerd Christmas. Who y’all trying to snag today?— David Helman (@HelmanDC) April 25, 2020
I’d be very excited if the Cowboys can find good value at linebacker, edge rusher & corner. But I’d gladly settle for a fun tight end, safety or maybe that Aggie punter.
Cowboys 2020 draft picks:
Round 1, pick 17 (No. 17 overall) - WR CeeDee Lamb
Round 2, pick 19 (No. 51 overall) - CB Trevon Diggs
Round 3, pick 18 (No. 82 overall) - DT Neville Gallimore
Round 4, pick 17 (No. 123 overall)
Round 5, pick 18 (No. 164 overall)
Round 5, pick 33 (No. 179 overall)
Round 7, pick 17 (No. 231 overall)
CB - With the loss of Byron Jones in free agency, and with Chobe Awuzie and Jourdan Lewis needing new contracts in 2021, the team needs to add some young talent.
EDGE - Robert Quinn took his 11.5 sacks to Chicago leaving a hole on the right side. The Cowboys hope to get Randy Gregory back, and hope that new signee Aldon Smith will also be re-instated, but they can’t count on either/both returning and being ready to play.
Wide receiver - Randall Cobb proved to be a more-than-worthy replacement to Cole Beasley in the slot, but now he’s left for the Texans . The Cowboys have a top-tier 1-2 punch in Amari Cooper and Michael Gallup , but the cupboard is a little bare after that.
Safety - The signing of Ha Ha Clinton-Dix helped alleviate this problem, but it was only a one-year deal. Xavier Woods is also scheduled for a new deal in 2021. The Cowboys need to add some young talent.
Others: linebacker, tight end, center
NFL draft order:
You can find a list of draft picks by round for Day 3 right here.