NFL rumors have been swirling around the Dallas Cowboys and what they’re going to do to upgrade their corner back position. Armed with the fourth overall selection in the upcoming NFL Draft, Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones has a really good chance at resolving a big issue that has prevented his team from dominating the National Football League. According to NFL.com, Vernon Hargreaves of the Florida Gators is paying a visit. He can be of great help to Dallas.
There’s a lot of competition in the NFL for the services of Vernon Hargreaves. In addition to visiting the Dallas Cowboys, the 20 year old corner back also has the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Baltimore Ravens, Jacksonville Jaguars and four other teams on his schedule. The reason why Hargreaves is racking up so many miles is because he is arguably the best corner back coming into the National Football League this summer.
The Dallas Cowboys could definitely use a shut down corner back. Morris Claiborne is being given one final chance to prove that he was worthy of being a first round selection in the NFL Draft. Brandon Carr didn’t deserve the $50 million handed to him by Jerry Jones. Orlando Scandrick is a good corner back, but he’s coming off of a torn ACL. Players sometimes lose their effectiveness after suffering that horrific injury.
Vernon Hargreaves could also wind up with another team in the NFC East. The Philadelphia Eagles traded Byron Maxwell and Kiko Alonso to the Miami Dolphins, which enabled them to move into the eight overall pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. They’re said to be interested in Hargreaves as well. New Eagles head coach Doug Pederson knows that corner back is a position of need, so he might convince management to make another trade so they can draft the Florida native.
The NFL Draft is an exciting time for teams. It’s their chance to try to fix things on the roster and win more games. Jerry Jones seems unlikely to stop until he wins another Super Bowl. If he feels that Vernon Hargreaves can do for him what Deion Sanders once did, then the All American corner back will be wearing the star on his helmet.
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