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Cowboys trade up, choose Bryant

Updated: April 23, 2010, 12:52 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys moved up in the draft Thursday to select Oklahoma State wide receiver Dez Bryant.

The Cowboys, needing a safety and offensive line depth, elected to go for a wide receiver with the 24th pick of the first round. Dallas switched first-round picks with the New England Patriots, moving from the 27th overall pick.

In exchange for the 24th selection, Dallas gave up its 90th pick (in the third round) for New England's 119th (in the fourth ...

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