Looking at the picks: Rounds 4-7


IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys have 11 picks in the upcoming NFL draft. Over the next two days we will look at the players taken at those 11 spots in the past five drafts to get an indication of the type of player who could be available.

Today we look at Rounds 4-7:

Fourth round (No. 119 overall)

2009 S D.J. Moore, Chicago

2010 LB A.J. Edds, Miami

2011 RB Delone Carter, Indianapolis

2012 LB Keenan Robinson, Washington

2013 S Phillip Thomas, Washington

Notable: Moore has played in 47 games -- three starts -- in his career and has two interceptions. He might be the best pick. Carter had 499 yards in two years with the Colts and was with Jacksonville last season. The Redskins have not gotten much from their last two fourth-rounders. Thomas suffered a foot injury in the preseason and was on injured reserve in 2013. Robinson has torn both pectoral muscles in his first two seasons.

Fifth round (No. 158)

2009 LB Cody Glenn, Washington

2010 C Matt Tennant, New Orleans

2011 DB Jermale Hines, St. Louis

2012 DE Jack Crawford, Oakland

2013 TE Luke Willson, Seattle

Notable: Crawford played in 15 games last season for the Raiders but does not have a sack yet in his career. Willson played in every game last season for the Seahawks and caught 20 passes for 272 yards and a touchdown. Glenn, Tennant and Hines are out of the NFL.

Seventh round (No. 229)

2009 WR Manuel Johnson, Dallas

2010 C Erik Cook, Washington

2011 DB Jonathan Nelson, St. Louis

2012 RB Bryce Brown, Philadelphia

2013 DL Everett Dawkins, Minnesota

Notable: Johnson kicked around mostly on the practice squad for the Cowboys. Dawkins spent a brief stint with the Cowboys last season. Brown is a talented runner but he’s behind LeSean McCoy and Darren Sproles. Cook’s older brother, Ryan, spent the last two seasons with the Cowboys.

Seventh round (No. 231)

2009 DB Jamarca Sanford, Minnesota

2010 OT Selvish Capers, Washington

2011 DL Frank Kearse, Miami

2012 WR Toney Clemons, Pittsburgh

2013 DE Ty Powell, Seattle

Notable: Kearse is with the Cowboys and could be a rotation player in 2014 after spending a few weeks with the team last season. Powell is now with the Buffalo Bills. Clemons caught three passes for 41 yards last year for Jacksonville and is now with Carolina.

Seventh round (No. 238)

2009 DB Stoney Woodson, NY Giants

2010 DT Ricardo Mathews, Indianapolis

2011 TE Daniel Hardy, Tampa Bay

2012 WR Junior Hemingway, Kansas City

2013 WR Aaron Mellette, Baltimore

Notable: Mathews is the most accomplished player and signed as a free agent with Houston after making six starts for the Colts. Hemingway caught 13 passes for 125 yards and two touchdowns last season. He caught one pass for 10 yards vs. the Cowboys.

Seventh round (No. 248)

2009 TE Cameron Morrah, Seattle

2010 DT Kade Weston, New England

2011 DB Eric Hagg, Cleveland

2012 OL Kelvin Beachum, Pittsburgh

2013 S Daimion Stafford, Tennesse

Notable: Beachum has worked into a starting role with the Steelers after his career at SMU. He started 12 of 15 games in 2013. Hagg and Morrah are now teammates in Denver.

Seventh round (No. 251)

2009 WR Derek Kinder, Chicago

2010 DB Stevie Brown, Oakland

2011 DB Tommie Campbell, Tennessee

2012 K John Potter, Buffalo

2013 OL T.J. Johnson, Cincinnati

Notable: Brown found a home with the New York Giants in 2012 and had a two-interception game against the Cowboys. He did not play last year because of a knee injury but re-signed with the Giants in March.

Seventh round (No. 254)

2009 OL Trevor Canfield, Arizona

2010 LB Josh Hull, St. Louis

2011 DL Cheta Ozougwu, Houston

2012 No selection

2013 TE Justice Cunningham, Indianapolis

Notable: Ozougwu was Mr. Irrelevant and is now with the Bears. He had one sack in seven games last year. Cunningham made it to the Colts active roster last year but was a late-season pickup by St. Louis. Hull recently signed with New England and has mostly been a special teamer.