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2018 NFL Mock Draft: Dallas Cowboys Select OG Will Hernandez at No. 19

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How hungry are the Cowboys to invest highly in their offensive linemen again?

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With the 19th pick of the 2018 DBN Community NFL Mock Draft, the Dallas Cowboys select...

Will Hernandez, OG, UTEP

The selection and write-up were made by Topanga Jeff:

The Cowboys have a number of positions that are in need of an upgrade. The recent departure of Dez Bryant opened up a hole at WR, which could conceivably be filled by Calvin Ridley, DJ Moore, or Courtland Sutton. On defense, all three levels could be addressed, either by an athletic linebacker in Leighton Vander Esch, a cornerback like Josh Jackson, or the twitchy Taven Bryan at tackle.

In the end, the ‘Boys select mauler Will Hernandez from UTEP, to fill the void left by Jonathan Cooper’s move to the 49ers. The recent Cowboy success has hinged on their dominant offensive line, and Hernandez should step right in to enable continued success here.

Pokorny: “I’m not saying this is wrong, but it just sounds funny that a team would need to fill a void left by an offensive lineman who started three games for the Browns in 2016 before the team let him go. Cooper had actually played pretty well in his stint with Cleveland, and had somewhat of a career revival last year with 13 starts in Dallas. The Cowboys at their best will run the ball better than anyone, but might have enough talent to be able to address this position in a later round.”

The Detroit Lions are up next, led by clefan4lif.

2018 DBN Community Mock Draft Results

Pick Team Username Selection
Pick Team Username Selection
1 Cleveland Browns Grimflick QB Lamar Jackson
2 New York Giants Your Friendly Neighborhood Esq. QB Baker Mayfield
3 New York Jets jclark22 DE Bradley Chubb
4 Cleveland Browns Keyser Sozze CB Denzel Ward
5 Denver Broncos poultman RB Saquon Barkley
6 Indianapolis Colts Browns95 OG Quenton Nelson
7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ezweav DB Minkah Fitzpatrick
8 Chicago Bears Ostate84 LB Tremaine Edmunds
9 San Francisco 49ers Mudville DE Marcus Davenport
10 Oakland Raiders makeaplay59 LB Roquan Smith
11 Miami Dolphins Swagnasty QB Josh Rosen
12 Buffalo Bills GratefulDawg QB Sam Darnold
13 Washington Redskins Maul Poleski S Derwin James
14 Green Bay Packers Darth_Batman DE/OLB Harold Landry
15 Arizona Cardinals Brocolis154033 QB Josh Allen
16 Baltimore Ravens Fluke_on_target WR Calvin Ridley
17 Los Angeles Chargers Crawford_T DT Vita Vea
18 Seattle Seahawks OhioCityBrownsBeliever CB Mike Hughes
19 Dallas Cowboys Topanga Jeff OG Will Hernandez
20 Detroit Lions clefan4lif DT Taven Bryan
21 Cincinnati Bengals Robo Dawg OG Isaiah Wynn
22 Buffalo Bills a2342432a WR Christian Kirk
23 New England Patriots unoservix OT Kolton Miller
24 Carolina Panthers mrwhitman WR D.J. Moore
25 Tennessee Titans troy145 DE/OLB Arden Key
26 Atlanta Falcons BrianB77 DT Da'Ron Payne
27 New Orleans Saints Legoman0721 LB Lorenzo Carter
28 Pittsburgh Steelers xfl2001fan LB Leighton Vander Esch
29 Jacksonville Jaguars kizer america LB Rashaan Evans
30 Minnesota Vikings pt_999 OT Mike McGlinchey
31 New England Patriots Matt Wood TE Mike Gesicki
32 Philadelphia Eagles Adam Rice OT Connor Williams
33 Cleveland Browns fjblessi DT Maurice Hurst
34 New York Giants anthszabo RB Derrius Guice
35 Cleveland Browns tmartin5785 DE Sam Hubbard