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    NFL Draft Town at the 2016 NFL Draft in Chicago. (Photo by Kena Krutsinger/Getty Images)

    The Dallas Cowboys appear to be thinking defense in the 2017 NFL Draft based on list of official visits.

    Each team can host 30 official visits before the draft and former NFL scout Chris Landry of landryfootball.com compiled a list of each team's visitors. The Cowboys' positions of interest — pass rushers and cornerbacks — should not come as a surprise:

    Defensive Line
    • Derek Barnett, Tennessee (story | scouting report)
    • Tarell Basham, Ohio (scouting report)
    • Taco Charlton, Michigan (scouting report)
    • Charles Harris, Missouri (scouting report)
    • Tanoh Kpassagnon, Villanova (scouting report)
    • Malik McDowell, Michigan State (story)
    • Takkarist McKinley, UCLA (story | scouting report)
    • Derek Rivers, Youngstown St. (scouting report)
    • T.J. Watt, Wisconsin (scouting report)

    • Chidobe Awuzie, Colorado
    • Gareon Conley, Ohio State
    • Treston Decoud, Oregon State
    • Shaquil Griffin, Central Florida
    • Adoree' Jackson, USC (scouting report)
    • Damontae Kazee, San Diego State
    • Kevin King, Washington (scouting report)
    • Fabian Moreau, UCLA
    • Jalen "Teez" Tabor, Florida (scouting report)
    • Cordrea Tankersley, Clemson
    • Quincy Wilson, Florida

    The Cowboys also appear to be vetting a few safeties and wide receivers:

    • Obi Melifonwu, Connecticut
    • Tedric Thompson, Colorado
    • Xavier Woods, Louisiana Tech

    Wide Receivers
    • Curtis Samuel, Ohio State
    • JuJu Smith-Schuster, USC
    • Chad Williams, Grambling

    Landry, who visits with NBC 5 sports director Newy Scruggs on ihs NBC Sports Radio show, also listed the team's informal visits:

    Senior Bowl
    • Adam Bisnowaty, OT, Pittsburgh
    • Corey Clement, RB, Wisconsin
    • Amara Darboh, WR, Michigan
    • Dion Dawkins, OL, Temple
    • Ben Gedeon, LB, Michigan
    • Jaleel Johnson, DL, Iowa
    • Jourdan Lewis, CB, Michigan
    • Larry Ogunjobi, DT, Charlotte
    • Carroll Phillips, Edge, Illinois
    • Eddie Vanderdoes, DL, UCLA

    NFL Scouting Combine
    • Jake Butt, TE, Michigan
    • Zach Cunningham, LB, Vanderbilt
    • Justin Evans, S, Texas A&M
    • Aaron Jones, RB, Texas-El Paso
    • David Njoku, TE, Miami
    • Donnel Pumphrey, RB, San Diego State
    • Dalvin Tomlinson, DL, Alabama
    • Demarcus Walker, Edge, Florida State
    • Greg Ward Jr., WR, Houston
    • Dede Westbrook, WR, Oklahoma
    • Mike Williams, WR, Clemson

    Pro Days
    • K.D. Cannon, WR, Baylor
    • Seth Russell, QB, Baylor

    • Julie’n Davenport, OT, Bucknell
    • Dane Evans, QB, Tulsa
    • Jerod Evans, QB, Virginia Tech
    • Skyler Howard, QB, West Virginia
    • Jalen Myrick, CB, Minnesota
    • Derek Rivers, DE, Youngstown State
    • Jahad Thomas, RB, Temple
    • Jordan Willis, Edge, Kansas State

    The Cowboys hosted 29 visits last year and only drafted two from that pool: Ezekiel Elliott and Dak Prescott. In 2015, the team drafted six players with whom they had official visits.