• Jerry Jones: If Dallas Cowboys trade draft pick, ‘more likely’ that they’ll be trading down

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Apr 22, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said his team is willing to trade from the No. 18 selection of the first round in Thursday's NFL draft. Jones told reporters today that if the Cowboys are going to make a trade in this year’s first round, they’re likely to trade down from their 18th overall pick. Jerry Jones did the majority of the talking during the 20-minute session and trading the pick was obviously a topic of interest. “Certainly we anticipate being in this scheme for quite some time,” Jerry Jones said Monday during a pre-draft press conference at Valley Ranch. During a Monday pre-draft press conference, Jones was joined by executive vice president Stephen Jones, head coach Jason Garrett and scouting director Tom Ciskowski. They were unable to make a splash in free agency this spring because of the money allocated last year in free agency, and the team had to restructure numerous contracts to get under the salary cap in 2013.
    • Jerry Jones anticipates Dallas Cowboys being in 4-3 defensive scheme ‘for quite some time’

      IRVING — Perhaps the biggest factor in setting up the Dallas Cowboys’ draft board this year is the switch from a 3-4 to a 4-3 defensive scheme. Not only do the Cowboys need to add defensive linemen but they need to add youth to their defensive front.
    • Cowboys willing to trade down from No. 18

      Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said his team is willing to trade from the No. 18 selection of the first round in Thursday's NFL draft.
      Source: ESPN.com

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