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2021 composite NFL draft grades: Dallas Cowboys ranked last among NFC East classes

The Cowboys went heavy on the defensive side of the ball, but failed to impress in the public eye.

The Dallas Morning News’ experts graded the Cowboys’ 2021 NFL draft as high as B- and as low as a C.

Did the national media agree?

With many media outlets having released their draft grades, we threw them all together to see how teams fared with a composite grade-point average. The grades have been taken from 10 evaluators.

After compiling the grades, we found the Cowboys earned an overall grade of C+. Dallas ranked last in GPA in this draft among teams within its own division.

Here’s a look at composite grades for the NFC East:

TeamCowboysEaglesGiantsWashington
NFL.comAAAB+
Bleacher ReportB+CB-B
CBSBC+B+B+
Sporting NewsC-BA-B
Sports IllustratedBB-B+B+
ESPNBB+B+B
Pro Football FocusBB-B+A-
USA TodayB-AAC-
Yahoo!C-B+B+C
Washington PostB-B+A-B
CompositeC+ (2.81)B (3.06)B+ (3.46)B- (2.93)

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Grade scale: A, 4.0; A-, 3.7; B+, 3.3; B, 3.0; B-, 2.7; C+, 2.3; C, 2.0; C-, 1.7

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