The NFL draft is coming up soon as the Dallas Cowboys look to add to their already talented roster. Looking back over the NFL draft history, the boys from Dallas have picked some of the best players ever.

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When I think about the best picks in the history of the Dallas Cowboys, obviously the triplets (Troy Aikman, Michael Irvin, and Emmitt Smith) come to mind. But since coming into the league in 1960, the boys have not only had some great picks in the draft but have produced arguably some of the best players in the history of the NFL.

Take a look at what, in my opinion, the best draft picks the Dallas Cowboys have ever made.

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As you can see, most of these picks have ended up in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Hopefully, we'll see the likes of Zack Martin, Travis Frederick, Jason Witten, and Darren Woodson enshrined in Canton, Ohio soon!

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Looking at this list, it occurred to me that while Jerry Jones has had his fair share of good picks, historically, the best picks ever were prior to him taking over the team. Just thought I'd point that out.


In any case, historically speaking, the Dallas Cowboys have produced some of the greatest football players in the history of the NFL.

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