The Dallas Cowboys were so enamored with LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne that they were willing to trade up eight spots to get him at No. 6 overall in Thursday’s first round of the NFL draft.
The move cost the Cowboys their No. 14 overall pick and their second-round pick — No. 45 overall — which now belong to St. Louis. But when a general manager and coach find a player they believe is the most talented at a position of need, that cost is merely a means to an end.
The Dallas Cowboys executed a trade up into the No. 6 overall spot Thursday night, sending the 14th pick and a second-round selection to the St. Louis Rams. With the sixth pick, Dallas selected LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne. Claib... Read Post
The Dallas Cowboys' first-round draft board was shaken up minutes into the 2012 NFL Draft when star LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne unexpectedly fell to the sixth overall pick, forcing owner Jerry Jones to move up and draft the pros... Read Post
In a stunning draft night move, the Dallas Cowboys traded up from the 14th pick to sixth overall to select Morris Claiborne of LSU. The move cost the Cowboys their second-round pick, which is 45th overall, but to be able to select t... Read Post