The Cowboys could be down to perhaps just two picks from the draft classes of 2007-09 (Anthony Spencer, Orlando Scandrick) should they choose to cut right tackle Doug Free if they cannot reach a deal on a renegotiated contract.
But that’s old news.
What the Cowboys do quite well is college free agency, so there is reason to believe players like linebackers Brandon Magee and Tank Reed, safety Jakar Hamilton or running back Kendial Lawrence could become contributors in 2013.
Jerry Jones should analyze what the Cowboys do in undrafted free agency and attempt to fix what ails this team when it comes to the draft. Here’s a hint: pay attention to the scouting department.
“We believe strongly in the college free agency process, and our personnel department does a great job not only evaluating the top players that get drafted, but also the rest of the guys,” coach Jason Garrett said. “We have so many guys on the team that come from the college free agency route, and so there are examples to us on the importance of it.
"But also to guys that come to our team, one thing we talk about all the time is it doesn’t matter where you come from, you’re going to get a chance to show who you are and if you can contribute to our team.”