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Tempted Cowboys avoid draft-day deals

Updated: May 1, 2011, 1:22 AM ET
By Todd Archer | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- As the final picks of the seventh round started to go off the board Saturday, Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones had a giant cigar in his mouth.

The man known for his draft-day wheeling and dealing since joining the NFL in 1989 could only watch the names go by because he was unable to trade the team's last selection, since it was a compensatory pick.

Maybe it was a victory cigar of some sort because for only the second time in Jones' tenure the ...

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