2012 NFL Draft: Cowboys Not Looking To Take Guard In First Round, According To Jerry Jones

According to Cowboys beat writer Clarence Hill, Jerry Jones stated that the team isn't likely to address the guard position in the first round and that they are more likely to look for a cornerback, linebacker, defensive end or defensive tackle.

Jerry Jones said they are inclined not to take a guard (decastro) at 14 because of what they did in free agency.But would take CB, LB, DE,DT 58 minutes ago via web · Reply · Retweet · Favorite · powered by @socialditto

The Cowboys have a handful of needs heading into the 2012 draft and guard is one of them. The Cowboys signed free agent guards Nate Livings from the Bengals and Mackenzy Bernadeau from the Panthers to try to fill some of the holes on the interior of the offensive line, but that may not be enough to open holes in the running game and keep Tony Romo protected. Luckily this year's draft class is considered to be deep at the guard position.

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