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Matt Miller’s 3-Round 2020 NFL Mock Draft: Dallas Cowboys Edition

Don't look now, but the season is nearly upon us. 's regular-season is over, with only bowl games remaining. And believe it or not, the NFL postseason is only about a month away. It's an exciting time for football fans, especially for those of us who enjoy scouring the Internet for 2020 NFL .

Lucky for us, , one of my favorite draft analysts, just dropped his latest 3-round 2020 NFL mock draft. Miller is one of my favorite draft analyst because he not only has his ear to the ground listening to the whispers around the NFL, but he has a really good understanding of teams needs as well. That's why I tend to listen when he has something to say.

Now, I know the majority of you around couldn't care less about who he selected for all the other 31 teams around the league, so I won't waste your time. What you want to know is who he decided to choose for the , and why? Well, let's take a look…

Round 1, Pick 21

Grant Delpit
LSU S

Grant Delpit, S, LSU

Matt Miller understands that big changes are coming in the Dallas Cowboys next season with both and set to hit , but it wasn't a he went with with the Cowboys first pick. He decided to address the backend of their with arguably the best in the 2020 draft class, Grant Delpit out of LSU. Here's what he had to say…

“LSU's Grant Delpit looked like a top-10 player before the season began, but he's played a little timidly this year. That doesn't affect his talent, though, and NFL scouts will see when evaluating 2018 tape and his testing times that Delpit is still a Round 1 player with the potential to become a -type safety”.

I can't argue with Matt Miller's reasoning here. The Dallas Cowboys definitely need to upgrade the safety position, hence the attempt to for ahead of the 2019 NFL . So, why not pull the trigger on the best one in the draft class? The only other positions I think that could be of higher priority here is cornerback and , the latter of which Miller addresses next for the Cowboys.

Round 2, Pick 53

Jabari Zuniga
Florida DE Jabari Zuniga

Jabari Zuniga, DE, Florida

In Round 2, Matt Miller decided to stick to the defensive side of the ball and selected Defensive End Jabari Zuniga out of Florida for the Dallas Cowboys. This is a pick that makes a lot of sense for the Cowboys with both and currently under one-year deals that will expire after the completion of the . But, I'm not completely sold.

Nothing against Jabari Zuniga, but I think the Cowboys might prefer to double dip in the secondary and draft their highest rated cornerback instead. I believe Zuniga will be a fine player in the NFL, but there's nothing about his game that excites me. I just don't see him making as much of an impact as a CB would. However, it's definitely a “need” pick, hence Miller's reason for selecting him for Dallas.

Round 3, Pick 85

Isaiah Hodgins
Oregon State WR Isaiah Hodgins

Isaiah Hodgins, WR, Oregon State

In Round 3, Matt Miller shifted his focus to the offensive side of the ball for the Dallas Cowboys and selected Isaiah Hodgins out of Oregon State. With set to hit free agency once again after the season and with and as the only proven receivers left on the rooster, the Hodgins selection makes sense.

At 6'4″, 210, Hodgins would definitely bring some much-needed size to the position for the Cowboys. Having said that though there are a couple of WRs I like better who are still available, Collin Johnson and , both out of the University of Texas. Johnson is a physical freak at 6'6″, 220 pounds and a contested catch/redzone demon, and Duvernay (5'11”, 210) is a yards after the catch nightmare. I believe both are a better fit for Dallas' , but that's just my .

What do you think of this 3-round 2020 NFL mock draft for the Dallas Cowboys?

Brian Martin
Brian Martin
Level C2/C3 quadriplegic. College graduate with a bachelors degree in sports and health sciences-concentration sports management. Sports enthusiast. Dallas Cowboys fanatic. Lover of life with a glass half-full point of view.

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Dac

The only pick I liked out of all 3 was the first round pick with Grant Delpit!! The other 2 would be wasted draft picks!!

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