Cowboys draft picks 2020: Who did Dallas take? Full list of NFL Draft selections

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The Cowboys made an aggressive move in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft. Despite already having a solid one-two combo at receiver with Amari Cooper and Michael Gallup, they took arguably the best receiver in the draft in Oklahoma's CeeDee Lamb, just a few picks ahead of their division rival Eagles, who desperately needed a receiver.

That move earned an A+ from SN's Vinnie Iyer, and Dallas got another A+ with Alabama corner Trevon Diggs in the second round. They then earned an A in the third round with Oklahoma defensive tackle Neville Gallimore.

Here's a look at the Cowboys' 2020 NFL Draft:

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Cowboys draft picks 2020: Who did Dallas pick?

  • Round 1, Pick No. 17: CeeDee Lamb, WR, Oklahoma

  • Round 2, Pick No. 51: Trevon Diggs, CB, Alabama

  • Round 3, Pick No. 82: Neville Gallimore, DT, Oklahoma

  • Round 4, Pick No. 123: Reggie Robinson II, CB, Tulsa

  • Round 4, Pick No. 146: Tyler Biadasz, C, Wisconsin

  • Round 5, Pick No. 179: Bradlee Anae, DE Utah

  • Round 7, Pick No. 231: Ben DiNucci, QB, James Madison

Cowboys 2020 NFL Draft order?

Round

Pick No.

1

17

2

51

3

82

4

123

4

146

5

164

5

179 (compensatory)

7

231

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Cowboys NFL Draft needs

  • Edge: Robert Quinn, last year's sack leader, left in free agency. Demarcus Lawrence was second to Quinn with just five sacks. Jourdan Lewis, a cornerback(!), tied for the third-most sacks on the team with four. The Cowboys need to get after the quarterback better.

  • Cornerback: The need at this position is so obvious after Byron Jones' move to the Dolphins that a corner in the first round is a strong possibility. The Cowboys, though, have said they'd be comfortable going into the season with Lewis, Anthony Brown and Chidobe Owuzie as their top three. That would allow Dallas to take plug-and-play prospects at other positions early and then address corner later.

  • Offensive line: Dallas' line has been one of the best in football the past few seasons, but center Travis Frederick retired in the offseason; however, his replacement, Connor McGovern, is already on the roster, so Dallas could look to add a swing tackle.

  • Safety: The Cowboys signed Ha Ha Clinton-Dix in free agency to play alongside Xavier Woods, which lessens the need at the position. Dallas can focus on adding depth on Day 3.

  • Wide receiver: Cooper is being paid like a No. 1 receiver, but Michael Gallup's 2019 season wasn't far behind. Randall Cobb, however, traveled south on Interstate 45 to catch passes from Deshaun Watson in Houston, so a No. 3 receiver seems a likely selection.

Dallas Cowboys mock draft 2020

Here are the latest 2020 NFL Draft projections for the Cowboys, according to Vinnie Iyer's seven-round mock draft :

Round

Pick No.

Player

Position

College

1

17

A.J. Epenesa

EDGE

Iowa

2

51

K.J. Hamler

WR

Penn State

3

82

Troy Pride Jr.

CB

Notre Dame

4

123

Albert Okwuegbunam

TE

Missouri

5

164

Brandon Jones

S

Texas

5

179 (compensatory)

Yasir Durant

OT

Missouri

6

197

James Proche

WR

SMU

7

231

Kindle Vildor

CB

Georgia Southern

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