Earlier this week, we heard Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones say that he believes the team got seven potential starters in the 2013 draft. According to a report in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, he isn’t the only one in the organization who’s really high on this crop of prospects.
In fact, it seems the optimism is franchise-wide.
"All in all it was probably the most successful draft we've had in a while," a source told Clarence Hill. "We got a guy in the fifth round (running back Joseph Randle) we had on the board in the third. We got good value on guys instead of reaching as we did in the past.
“Last year, we needed a safety and might have pumped a little air in (fourth-round pick Matt Johnson). We took him earlier than we needed to. That didn't happen this year other than maybe the first round. We tried to keep our standards high about a first rounder, second rounder, third rounder and fourth rounder looks like and didn't let a guy slip in there that we shouldn't have taken in that slot. We got good value.”
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