With The 59th Pick In The Arrowhead Pride Mock Draft, The Dallas Cowboys Select...

Matt Conner with the pick...

Seeing as how I'm making this pick (which is different than round one), I can't believe the Cowboys wouldn't go with an offensive tackle in the first round after releasing Flozell Adams and then relying on a safety in round two. However, since the choice was flipped around, the Cowboys simply must address the offensive line in this round in the draft.

The Boys line got exposed in this year's playoff game versus the Vikings and the line in general quite experienced. That's good news if they can still perform at a high level (which they might), but we all know how quickly age can set in for a player, or even a group of players. Because of this, the Cowboys should look to get younger on the line and at the tackle position if at all possible.

With that said, there's definitely been a drain at the tackle position in this draft and even in the interior positions as well. But one name often-mentioned around these parts still hasn't been taken:

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OT, Vladimir Ducasse, Massachusetts, 6-5, 326

From Mocking the Draft:

After just six years of playing organized football, Vladimir Ducasse has developed in to one of the more intriguing prospects in the 2010 draft class. An AP All-American, the Haitian native showed glimpses of being a dominant force within the trenches while participating in the Senior Bowl down in Mobile. It is easy to notice how raw of a player he is, as his technique in space is very inconsistent and he does not always appear to be comfortable on the edge.

First round results are here.

Number Team Position Player Selected by
33 St. Louis Rams  WR Demaryius Thomas UCrawford
34 Detroit Lions  CB Devin McCourty upamtn
35 Tampa Bay Bucs  DE Everson Griffen Larryemcdaniel
36 Kansas City Chiefs  WR Golden Tate ChiefsFan90s
37 Philadelphia Eagles (FromRedskins)  OLB Daryl Washington fairmont
38 Cleveland Browns  RB Jahvid Best HIV2Elway
39 Oakland Raiders  G Jon Asamoah mushin
40 San Diego Chargers (FromSeahawks)  RB Jonathan Dwyer tomahawk44
41 Buffalo Bills  RB Tim Tebow ArrowDread
42 Tampa Bay Bucs (FromBears)  WR Eric Decker Larryemcdaniel
43 Miami Dolphins  NT Linval Joseph Sam D
44 New England Patriots (fromJaguars)  OLB Nawa'akoa Lisiate Foti Analeseanoa Misi stagdsp
45 Denver Broncos  CB Kareem Jackson kcsno56
46 New York Giants  OLB Eric Norwood CHIEFER
47 New England Patriots(fromTitans)  WR Damian Williams
stagdsp
48 Carolina Panthers  WR Arrelious Benn 
Hail2DaChiefs
49 San Francisco 49ers  CB Patrick Robinson 
jterry
50 Kansas City Chiefs (fromFalcons)
 DT  Torell Troup
ChiefsFan90s
51 Houston Texans  CB  Chris Cook ChiefsDude
52 Pittsburgh Steelers  OT Jared Veldheer  Godlovetheredman14
53 New England Patriots  RB Tony Gerhart stagdsp
54 Cincinnati Bengals  FS Morgan Burnett PSUkegreen
55 Philadelphia Eagles  CB Brandon Ghee 
fairmont
56 Green Bay Packers  QB Colt McCoy 
tybme
57 Baltimore Ravens  CB Amari Spievey  Ben S
58 Arizona Cardinals  LB Brandon Spikes  kirkismerff
59 Dallas Cowboys  OL Vladimir Ducasse  Matt Conner
60 Seattle Seahawks (FromChargers)     Matt Conner
61 New York Jets     Matt_Grbac
62 Minnesota Vikings     ravenhawk
63 Indianapolis Colts     TheAngelsColts
64 New Orleans Saints     King of the Cassel
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