Sitting with the 27th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft are the Dallas Cowboys. Dallas, whose offense was one of the best in the NFL last year, lost running back DeMarco Murray to free agency, as he defected to the Philadelphia Eagles. The defense is the weak link in Dallas, however, especially at cornerback where Morris Claiborne has been a complete bust and Orlando Scandrick is only truly effective in the slot.
So what is there to do for the Cowboys? Unfortunately for Dallas, in our mock draft the top two running backs are off the boards with Todd Gurley going to Detroit and Melvin Gordon ending up in Baltimore (both within the last five picks). Therefore, Dallas is better off waiting until day two for a running back.
Corners are more prevalent in the first round this year, and though the top three are gone already (Trae Waynes, Marcus Peters, and Kevin Johnson), there are several options for the Cowboys here.
Channeling his inner Jerry Jones, APC's Kris Burke makes the pick for the Cowboys at number 27 and has selected...
P.J. Williams, cornerback, Florida State
Height: 6 feet
Weight: 194 pounds
Combine 40 time: 4.57 seconds
Here's the draft board as it stands, with just a few more picks to go until we make our pick for the Packers.
|1||TB||Jameis Winston||QB||Florida State|
|5||WAS||Dante Fowler, Jr.||OLB||Florida|
|9||NYG||Kevin White||WR||West Virginia|
|13||NO||Trae Waynes||CB||Michigan State|
|19||CLE (from BUF)||Ereck Flowers||OT||Miami (FL)|
|20||PHI||Jaelen Strong||WR||Arizona State|
|25||CAR||Kevin Johnson||CB||Wake Forest|
|26||BAL||Melvin Gordon III||RB||Wisconsin|
|27||DAL||P.J. Williams||CB||Florida State|