The first round of the NFL draft is where all the juicy headlines are made and the Dallas Cowboys walked away with Micah Parsons, LB, Penn State. Cowboys fans will have plenty of time to discuss their team’s pick over the next months to come, but the Cowboys selection isn’t the only player drafted last night that impacts the Cowboys in the 2021 season.
With the actual schedule being released next week, it will be chock full of intriguing matchups of veteran players as usual, but it will also be the first chance to see many of the stars of the draft live and in person. Hilariously enough, there are a bunch of players who were in contention for the Cowboys this year that they’ll end up lining up against. The Cowboys are considered to have a weak schedule, and many of the players who went in the top-15 will show up in Year 1 battle.
Here’s a look at the first-round picks the Cowboys will have a chance to compete against in 2021.