March 26, 2016
NFL Rumors: Dallas Cowboys No Longer Drafting Ohio State Buckeyes Star Joey Bosa

NFL rumors have been swirling around Joey Bosa. The talented Ohio State Buckeyes defensive end is said to be coveted by several teams in the National Football League. One of those teams is the Dallas Cowboys, who desperately need an upgrade on the defensive line because their pass rush is essentially non existent. According to, the Cowboys are said to no longer be interested in Bosa. That has led to speculation in regards to the reasoning behind that.

It made all the sense in the world that the Dallas Cowboys would show interest in Joey Bosa. The team took gambles on Greg Hardy and Randy Gregory. Neither one of them rewarded the Cowboys. Hardy routinely caused headaches for Jason Garrett and the coaching staff. Gregory, on the other hand, is currently facing a four game suspension because he has repeated failed drug tests. Some believe that Gregory might be out of the NFL soon.

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory
Randy Gregory [Photo by Harry How/Getty Images]The Dallas Cowboys worked out Joey Bosa privately, and they changed their stance on the Florida native afterwards. No reports have surfaced about Bosa doing poorly at the NFL Draft combines, so the belief is that Jason Garrett and his coaching staff noticed something while talking with Bosa. There are those that believe that Bosa has turned off several executives and coaches with his personality. Bosa is said to be a high maintenance type.

Even if the Dallas Cowboys pass on Joey Bosa, he's going to be just fine. The belief is that he's unlikely to drop out of the first ten selections in the NFL Draft. The Baltimore Ravens and Tampa Bay Buccaneers are both said to be quite interested in Bosa. The 6'6", 275 pound defensive end can fill in roster spots for both teams.

NFL rookie Ezekiel Elliott
Ezekiel Elliott [Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images]The Dallas Cowboys are said to be looking elsewhere for help in the NFL Draft. Ohio State Buckeyes running back Ezekiel Elliott is still being discussed as a possibility, even though the Cowboys have Darren McFadden, Lance Dunbar and Alfred Morris are already on the roster. With the way that National Football League has evolved, running backs generally are not as valued as they used to be, so if a team takes one with the fourth overall selection, then he's going to need to be really special.

Another reason why the Dallas Cowboys might be turning away from Joey Bosa is the fact that they're heavily interested in Myles Jack. The former UCLA Bruins linebacker is one of the most versatile players in the upcoming NFL Draft. Not only can he play multiple positions on the defensive side of the ball, he can also play running back if needed. The only concern with Jack is that he is coming off of a torn ACL injury.

NFL rookie Myles Jack
Myles Jack [Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images]Jalen Ramsey is another player that the Dallas Cowboys are heavily interested in. The belief is that he is more valuable to the Cowboys than Joey Bosa is. Dallas has long been seeking an upgrade at corner back, and Ramsey is said to have potential to become the next shut down defender in the NFL. He might some day rival Patrick Peterson, Josh Norman, Richard Sherman and Darrelle Revis. If he can become anywhere near as good as those guys, then the Cowboys would have to take him in the draft.

Joey Bosa could have made himself a whole bunch of money by becoming the star pass rusher that the Dallas Cowboys have desperately needed. Instead, the team will more than likely go with someone else in the upcoming NFL Draft. That lucky person will get the chance to become the darling for America's Team.

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