Cowboys News: McClay’s role becomes focal point of organization

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With the offseason underway and the NFL Draft just a few short months away, Cowboys vice president of player personnel Will McClay becomes one of the most important people in the city of Dallas. This week McClay spoke to Cowboys writers about the Senior Bowl, and the differences and similarities from this offseason to the usual offseason. Sometime notable Cowboys writers also discussed their thoughts on some of the Cowboys biggest questions, like signing Dak Prescott or the potential of trading Michael Gallup.

Mock drafts are running wild, and you might be surprised by the position and player most associated with the Cowboys in the last week; Rashawn Slater, a versatile offensive lineman from Northwestern. Will the Cowboys go best player available with the No. 10 selection, will they draft for need, or will the two drafting theories align? Plus, find out what Cowboys Hall of Fame running back had to say about multiple aspects of the modern-day Cowboys.

Will McClay Dissects Senior Bowl Evaluation Process :: Dallas Cowboys

Link Will McClay is one of the most important men on the Cowboys staff, especially as the NFL draft draws near. Friday, McClay spoke about being in Mobile for the Senior Bowl, how the evaluation process changes in this unique offseason, and what stays the same even though the process may be different.

Emmitt Smith dishes on Elliott, Cowboys' rough year on defense, talks McCarthy's future :: Cowboys Wire

Link Cowboys legend Emmitt Smith went on retired NFL kicker Morten Anderson's podcast. The Hall of Fame duo discussed a number of topics, including Ezekiel Elliott's performance moving forward, the Cowboys defensive struggles, Mike McCarthy in Dallas, and more.

What Dallas Cowboys thing have you changed your mind on most over the last year? :: Blogging the Boys

Link Blogging the Boys' RJ Ochoa discusses some of the biggest Cowboys talking points, and how his stance on each has changed. Figure out where Ochoa lies on trading Michael Gallup, Connor Williams as a starter, Mike McCarthy as the Dallas coach, and more.

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Mock Draft Roundup: Cowboys favoring CB, OL prospects :: Cowboys Wire

Link With mock draft season in full swing, our own Todd Brock compiled some of the most high-profile mocks you can find, and used those to determine who scouts most believe the Cowboys should draft at this point in the process.

Spagnola: High Cost Of Dealing With Quarterbacks :: Dallas Cowboys

Link Longtime Cowboys writer Mickey Spagnola throws in his two cents on the Dak Prescott contract extension negotiations. Spagnola notes the nuanced art of NFL contracts, especially at quarterback, and gives examples of deals gone wrong that potentially help show why a deal has been so delayed between Prescott and the Cowboys.

2021 Senior Bowl: How to watch, everything you need to know :: Cowboys Wire

Link Practice notes, prospects to watch, game information, and how to watch the 2021 Reese's Senior Bowl.