The Dallas Cowboys have begun lining up their pre-draft visits, with a slew of highly rated offensive tackles, a few defensive linemen and (kind of strangely) a running back slated to make a stop at Valley Ranch in the coming weeks. More strange than anyone that is visiting the Cowboys, however, is one player who is not: Nebraska cornerback Prince Amukamara.
Amukamara, most often regarded as the second best cornerback in this year’s class behind LSU’s Patrick Peterson, has been the consensus pick for the Cowboys’ first round selection (ninth overall) in just about every mock draft we’ve seen. That Dallas wouldn’t so much as meet with him prior to the draft is, for lack of a better phrase, kind of weird.
Also suggested by the Cowboys list of visitors--a list that includes tackles Tyron Smith (USC), Nate Solder (Colorado) and Derek Sherrod (Mississippi State), and guard Mike Pouncey (Florida)--is that the team is more intent on addressing the offensive line than the secondary--an area that, in our estimation anyway, could use some addressing.
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