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Cowboys can't afford draft whiff

It doesn't matter how they do it, they just need to find guys who can play

Updated: April 25, 2012, 8:07 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- The 2012 NFL draft for the Dallas Cowboys has to be about finding players who can produce now.

Failures with first-round picks are no longer an option for a proud franchise that has failed to reach the postseason the past two seasons.

It doesn't matter if the Cowboys trade up or down with the 14th overall pick on Thursday night. Jerry Jones suggested either could happen in a 30-minute chat with reporters on Wednesday afternoon.

"I don't think that the ...

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