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Cowboys choose wisely with OT pick

Tyron Smith's athleticism, lofty goals just what team needs to revitalize offensive line

Updated: April 29, 2011, 3:18 AM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys did the right thing Thursday night.

It was a beautiful thing.

With the ninth pick of the first round, the Cowboys didn't get cute but they didn't look for a safe pick. They didn't select someone with a huge risk off the field, but rather a player with tremendous potential on it.

The Cowboys selected Tyron Smith, the offensive tackle from USC.

He was considered the best tackle in the draft. With the team needing to get younger and more ...

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