• Cowboys take Wisconsin center Travis Frederick at No. 31

    Summary of 16 articles · Updated Apr 27, 2013
    Let me start by saying that I didn’t at all like the Cowboys’ selection of Wisconsin center Travis Frederick. But Frederick’s former position coach at Wisconsin said not to make too much of a center’s 40 time. Some select tweets from national analysts on the Cowboys selecting Wisconsin center Travis Frederick with their first-round pick. Jones, however, said after the first round that center is an important position in the Cowboys’ offense, and that Frederick was the No. 22 player on their draft board. “It’s kind of in the back yard,” Darrell Frederick said. Frederick had a disappointing Combine as he ran slowly, did poorly in the field drills and had a low total on the bench press . “He was consistently coached with NFL styles during his time at Wisconsin,” Miller said.
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    • In defense of offense: The Cowboys' draft

      It's the making-of-the-sausage aspect of the NFL draft that's the problem. If the Dallas Cowboys had begun this offseason with picks 31, 47, 74 and 80 and drafted these same four players, the fans' reaction would have been quite different (though they'd…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Jerry Jones: Travis Frederick is similar to four-time Pro Bowl center Nick Mangold

      Having trouble figuring out what type of player offensive lineman Travis Frederick will be at the NFL level? Well, Jerry Jones gave his comparison Friday morning. The Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager said their first-round pick is similar to New…
    • Taylor: Cowboys are tough to trust

      The Dallas Cowboys had one of the more confusing first rounds of the draft Thursday. They got the offensive line help they needed in Wisconsin center Travis Frederick, but they went about it rather clumsily, trading down from No. 18 to No. 31 and taking…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Cowboys might use Frederick to replace bad signings

      Most teams expect their first-round picks to start, but for the Cowboys that might mean admitting another personnel mistake. Drafting Wisconsin center Travis Frederick with the 31st pick might be described as a reach by some, but Cowboys owner Jerry Jon…

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