The linebacker position had a rough go of it for the Dallas Cowboys in 2020. Jaylon Smith took a step back, Leighton Vander Esch missed six whole games and parts of others with multiple injuries, and newly retired Sean Lee was absent for seven games due to sports hernia surgery.
The second level of the Cowboys defense needed a makeover. The Cowboys started with a bang by snagging Micah Parsons at No. 12, but they wouldn’t stop there. Three rounds later, LSU’s Jabril Cox was selected, and many feel that Cowboys got a rangy linebacker who will be a three-down player.
Here’s what the experts had to say.