The Dallas Cowboys came out on the winning end of what was perhaps the 2020 NFL Draft’s biggest shock when arguably the draft’s best wide receiver in the draft fell right into their laps. Oklahoma’s CeeDee Lamb is 6-2, 198, and runs a 4.5 40. Last season he pulled in 62 passes for 1,327 yards and 14 touchdowns.
Lamb has incredible hands and knows how to high point the ball. He also tracks the ball well and will make the catch even with a defender in his face.
But what really sets Lamb apart is what he does once the ball is in his hands. Watch as he takes this short pass and turns it into a long touchdown.
Dodging the pursuit.
Leaping over would-be tacklers.
And going all the way from one sideline to the other before finally powering through the goal line for the score.
Or how about this screen pass?
Lamb jukes the first defender, then sets up a block before cutting up field. He makes one more cut while moving full speed ahead and shakes off two defenders in the process. From there, it is a foot race to the end zone and Lamb was not about to lose.
The Cowboys came out big in the NFL draft by adding an incredible playmaker to their offense. Adding Lamb to a receiving corps that already includes Amari Cooper and Michael Gallup could give the Cowboys one of the most exciting offenses in the NFL.