2021 NFL Draft trades: Cowboys now maintain the very best decide of all NFC East groups


We’re solely a couple of month away from the 2021 NFL Draft. The annual draft is all the time an thrilling occasion, however it’s all the extra intriguing when your staff holds a excessive decide. Because of the painful season in 2020, the Dallas Cowboys maintain the tenth total decide which guarantees to have plenty of choices on the desk.

There are undoubtedly going to be a number of quarterbacks taken within the first 9 picks, and the extra that there are the higher the scenario is for the Cowboys. The Jacksonville Jaguars and New York Jets appear to be prime candidates to take signal-callers with the primary two picks, however it seems that quantity three can even be one now, too.

Why is that, you ask? On Friday, the San Francisco 49ers traded up with the Miami Dolphins to amass the third total decide within the draft. What’s extra is that shortly after that the Dolphins jumped again into the highest 10 (they’d acquired quantity 12 total from San Francisco) by buying and selling with the Philadelphia Eagles.

It needs to be famous that the third-round decide that Miami acquired from San Francisco is truly in 2022 in addition to that the 2022 first-rounder that Philadelphia acquired from Miami is their very own, not the one which they acquired from the 49ers. Obtained it? Good.

Finally, it seemingly would have been higher for the Cowboys if the Eagles had stored taking part in musical chairs at quarterback and brought one at quantity six this season, however there are definitely loads of professionals to them transferring simply as many spots again. With the Eagles sitting at quantity 12 now there isn’t any means that they may land LSU extensive receiver Ja’Marr Chase or Florida TE Kyle Pitts which implies that the Cowboys received’t be having to face them twice a 12 months. That is excellent information.

What’s extra is that Philadelphia’s retreat additionally implies that the Dallas Cowboys now maintain the very best decide within the NFC East at quantity 10. In reality picks 10 by means of 12 shall be Dallas, New York, and Philadelphia back-to-back-to-back.

As famous we’re a couple of month away from determining who’s going to finish up the place. The Cowboys are going to have plenty of choices at quantity 10 total and at a couple of totally different positions.

They can even now get to observe two of their division rivals sweat it out whereas they’re on the clock.



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