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Jason Garrett trusts offense, self

Defensive-leaning draft shows Cowboys like what's in place on other side

Updated: April 30, 2012, 1:30 PM ET
By Todd Archer | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- How the Dallas Cowboys drafted speaks to Jason Garrett's confidence in himself.

Offensive head coaches tend to lean offensively when they compose their rosters. Defensive head coaches tend to lean defensively when they compose their rosters. It's just how the NFL go, to paraphrase Ron Washington.

Five of the Cowboys' seven 2012 draft picks play on the defensive side of the ball.

The easy answer to that type of leaning is that defensive coordinator Rob ...

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