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NFL Mock Draft 2012: Cowboys Will Have Many Options Among Defensive Front Seven

With the Dallas Cowboys interested in upgrading their talent level along the defensive front seven, the latest mock draft from the National Football Post shows they'll have plenty of options.

While the Cowboys have been very high on Memphis DT Dontari Poe, despite what many people believe is inconsistent game tape, the Post has the workout wonder going No. 9 to Carolina.

However, thanks to the Cleveland Browns reaching for QB Ryan Tannehill (Texas A&M) at No. 4, Dallas could be choosing between OLB Melvin Ingram (South Carolina), DT Fletcher Cox (Mississippi State), DL Michael Brockers (LSU) and OLB Courtney Upshaw (Alabama):

14. Dallas Cowboys: LSU DT Michael Brockers
Brockers is as talented as any defensive lineman in the draft and is capable of maturing into a real game changer up front. He's got the ability to play all over the Cowboys defensive line early and offers them a lot of versatility in their 34 front.

Brockers has a world of talent, but he's still raw after declaring for the draft after only two full seasons at LSU.

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