JJT: Don't trade pick; take best player
April, 25, 2012
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com
IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys have the 14th pick in Thursday's NFL draft. They need to use it.
Do that, and they're guaranteed to add a good player who can help a franchise that has been stuck in the abyss of mediocrity for nearly two decades.
Trading down is dumb. And, in this particular draft, unnecessary. Plus, there's nothing in the Cowboys' recent draft history to suggest they could take advantage of any additional picks they would acquire.
The eight picks they have right now will do the trick just fine.
Read the full column here.
Jean-Jacques Taylor joined ESPNDallas.com in August 2011. A native of Dallas, Taylor spent the past 20 years writing for The Dallas Morning News, where he covered high schools sports, the Texas Rangers and spent 11 seasons covering the Dallas Cowboys before becoming a general columnist in 2006.
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