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Cowboys 2021 draft: Tight end prospect Kyle Pitts puts on dominant performance at Pro Day

Kyle Pitts to Dallas?

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Are you a fan of Kyle Pitts? If so, you’ll love to hear that the best tight end prospect since Vernon Davis posted some pretty freaky numbers at the University of Florida pro day. There has been plenty of debate about what the Cowboys should do if Pitts is available at pick #10. Even though they have defensive needs everywhere, if Pitts is the best player available, should they take him?

When turning on Kyle Pitts tape, the word “freak” doesn’t really do him justice. He’s practically a 6-6, 250-lb receiver playing tight end, and that’s pretty much what his pro day confirmed.

Before kicking off his testing, Pitts measured in at 6’5 5/8”, 245-lbs with an insane 83 3/8” wingspan, and 10 5/8” hands. After weighing in like an alien, Pitts also tested like one. In his two attempts, Pitts ran a 4.44u and a 4.46u 40-yard dash. Along with his route-running ability, silky smooth hands, elite size, and now proven elite-athleticism, it would be incredible to see Kyle Pitts added to this already loaded Cowboys offense.

With the Cowboys having bigger needs at cornerback and offensive tackle, it’s going to be very interesting to see what the Cowboys do if Florida TE Kyle Pitts is still available when the Cowboys are on the clock on day one of the 2021 NFL Draft. While Patrick Surtain II, Jaycee Horn, and Rashawn Slater may be the player that fills the bigger need, Kyle Pitts would 100% be the best player available if on the board at #10.

The Cowboys also have Blake Jarwin and Dalton Schultz at tight end already on the roster. So it’s not like they are bereft of players at the position, but Pitts appears to be on a different level than those two players. He could also help down the road if the Cowboys can’t get Michael Gallup re-signed after this season.

Would the Cowboys pull the trigger like they did in 2020 with CeeDee Lamb? We’ll find out in less than a month.