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Cornerback Coming Home

The Dallas Cowboys spent their fifth-round pick — the 143rd overall selection — on Buffalo cornerback Josh Thomas.

Some had projected Thomas to go as high as the third or even the second round in this year's draft, so if he lives up to his potential, the Cowboys will have found a player with very good value for the pick spent to acquire him. The 5-foot-10-inch, 191-pound Thomas is an aggressive, physical cornerback who plays stronger than he tests (he did just 13 repetitions on the NFL-standard 225-pound...