Third-round pick starting for Dallas?
May, 2, 2013
By Tim Kavanagh | ESPN Insider
The Dallas Cowboys got a lot of heat from their fanbase for neglecting to sign a high-profile safety in free agency this offseason despite a great perceived need for so doing. It was expected by some that they'd use a high pick (perhaps even the No. 18 overall selection) on a player at the position; instead, they traded down to No. 31 overall and took a center (another area of need). Dallas, in fact, didn't grab themselves a safety until Round 3, and it was J.J. Wilcox, who only played safety for one season at FCS school Georgia Southern. Believe it or not, he's in the mix to start this season.