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2020 NFL Mock Draft: Dallas Cowboys Select OLB K’Lavon Chaisson at No. 17

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The Cowboys focus on improving their defense.

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With the 17th pick of the 2020 DBN Community NFL Mock Draft, the Dallas Cowboys select...

K’Lavon Chaisson, EDGE, LSU

The selection and write-up were made by Barry Shuck:

Unlike the Cowboys’ high-flying offense, their defense needs an infusion of young and talented players. Ranked 24th overall, they allowed a whooping 327 yards a game including a league-low seven interceptions. The pass rush must improve with losses of DT Maliek Collins and DE Robert Quinn in free agency. The biggest losses to the defense occurred in the backend with probably their brightest player in CB Byron Jones as well as sure tackling safety Jeff Heath. Dallas needs to stop the run and defend the pass better and with the 17th pick they can solve only one.

Pokorny: “I know Barry liked any group of Javon Kinlaw, K’Lavon Chaisson, Xaxier McKinney, and C.J. Henderson for Dallas here. Kinlaw and Henderson were off the board, and I think it’s wise to grab a pass rusher and address the safety position if they can in the second round.”

The Miami Dolphins are up next, led by Mudville.

2020 DBN Community Mock Draft Results

Pick Team Username Selection
Pick Team Username Selection
1 Cincinnati Bengals ShockerBrown QB Joe Burrow
2 Washington Redskins vinys06 DE Chase Young
3 Detroit Lions Robo Dawg CB Jeffrey Okudah
4 New York Giants Legoman0721 LB Isaiah Simmons
5 Miami Dolphins fjblessi QB Tua Tagovailoa
6 Los Angeles Chargers Crawford_T QB Justin Herbert
7 Carolina Panthers Your Friendly Neighborhood Esq. DT Derrick Brown
8 Arizona Cardinals brianberniebaker OT Tristan Wirfs
9 Jacksonville Jaguars GrandAdmiralThrawn0905 OT Andrew Thomas
10 Cleveland Browns xfl2001fan OT Jedrick Wills
11 New York Jets Adam Rice WR CeeDee Lamb
12 Las Vegas Raiders Barnestorm WR Jerry Jeudy
13 San Francisco 49ers tmartin5785 WR Denzel Mims
14 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Browns95 OT Mekhi Becton
15 Denver Broncos poultman DL Javon Kinlaw
16 Atlanta Falcons makeaplay59 CB C.J. Henderson
17 Dallas Cowboys Barry Shuck OLB K'Lavon Chaisson
18 Miami Dolphins Mudville WR Henry Ruggs III
19 Las Vegas Raiders jdreyfuss CB Jaylon Johnson
20 Jacksonville Jaguars Schnapppi DL A.J. Epenesa
21 Philadelphia Eagles ButCanHeSetTheEdge? WR Justin Jefferson
22 Minnesota Vikings BrianB77 CB Jeff Gladney
23 New England Patriots Swagnasty LB Patrick Queen
24 New Orleans Saints carrettbagel88 LB Kenneth Murray
25 Minnesota Vikings OCMiami DE Yetur Gross-Matos
26 Miami Dolphins fjblessi S Xavier McKinney
27 Seattle Seahawks OhioCityBrownsBeliever DT Ross Blacklock
28 Baltimore Ravens tinkerer OL Cesar Ruiz
29 Tennessee Titans wahoo7 CB Kristian Fulton
30 Green Bay Packers Suppa Bob WR Chase Claypool
31 San Francisco 49ers mrwhitman OT Josh Jones
32 Kansas City Chiefs pt_999 RB D'Andre Swift
41 Cleveland Browns HenryDawg S Grant Delpit