Five of the Cowboys’ nine draft picks got on the field this season. Defensive end Ben Gardner spent the season on injured reserve, and linebacker Will Smith spent time on the practice squad. Two other draft picks, safety Ahmad Dixon and cornerback Terrance Mitchell, were cut before the season began.
The only rookie in the league to make All-Pro. He allowed one sack.
After missing most of the year with a broken foot, he had a sack, a forced fumble and two recoveries in the wild-card game.
He started 11 games, played all three linebacker positions, took 531 defensive snaps and made 100 tackles.
He caught two passes for 18 yards, playing 148 offensive snaps and none on special teams.
He spent the season on injured reserve after undergoing shoulder surgery.
He spent seven weeks on the practice squad.
He spent most of the year on the practice squad. But he played 22 snaps at Green Bay and played in three regular-season games.
West Texas A&M
He made the roster as a developmental quarterback.
Inactive most of the season, he played one special teams snap this season.
San Jose State
He played in 10 games, mostly on special teams, after going up and down from the practice squad.
He played 71 defensive snaps and 90 special-teams snaps. Returned an interception 58 yards for a touchdown vs. Arizona.
He played 52 snaps in two regular-season games.
He spent the past six weeks on the practice squad.
He spent the season on the reserve/non-football injury list.
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