Grading the Dallas Cowboys’ 2009 Draft


Published: April 26, 2009


... away their first round pick last year with the Detroit Lions for WR Roy Williams, and getting rid of their second round pick as well, the team failed to make much noise on day one.

So much for day two being "Jerry's day."

The team’s first pick in the draft would be at No. 69, and there was still an immense amount of talent left on the board.

First pick of the draft for the Dallas Cowboys was LB Jason Williams out of Western Illinois University.

I think this was a great pick for the Boys as the team let Kevin Barnett go in free agency.

The Cowboys led the league in sacks last year, and Williams is a great pass rusher off the edge.

This pick receives a B+ grade from me.

I do think the team should have addressed their concerns in the secondary before drafting a linebacker, and by giving up their second round pick, they lost a little ground.

But I can’t go that far a...

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