How does one define elite? Oxford says to be elite,
one must be among a select group that is superior in terms of ability or qualities to the rest of a group or society.
The NFL is certainly the top group of American football (World Cup is popping,
don’t want to get a yellow) so compared to college and football the 848 players on rosters and the couple hundred on IR are certainly elite.
Within that 1,000 or so, there’s certainly a handful of elite players at each given position.
The 2022 Dallas Cowboys certainly have a handful of players who can be considered among the elite at their positions.
Just how many, though? In our latest player power rankings,
Take a walk through the Cowboys’ Top 40 at the Week 12 mini-bye.
5 Biggest Movers (from 2022 Week 1) Safety Donovan Wilson (+11) OL Connor McGovern (+11) TE Peyton Hendershot (+10)
DE Dorance Armstrong (+9) TE Jake Ferguson (+8)
Rookie Rankings Outside Top 40 Safety Markquese Bell WR Dennis Houston
OT Matt Waletzko LB Devin Harper WR Jalen Tolbert Top 40
TE Peyton Hendershot Top 30 WR/KR/PR KaVontae Turpin DE Sam Williams TE Jake Ferguson
Top 20 OL Tyler Smith Outside Free Agent/Trade Rankings
WR James Washington Top 40 DT Johnathan Hankins OL Jason Peters
C Matt Farniok - ( 2022 Week 1 Ranking: 37 ) Change : -2 Grade: Not good enough
DT Johnathan Hankins (Trade) - ( 2022 Week 1 Ranking: N/A ) Change : #VALUE! Grade: Not good enough
DT Neville Gallimore - ( 2022 Week 1 Ranking: 15 ) Change : -22 Grade: Solid Contributor
P Bryan Anger - ( 2022 Week 1 Ranking: 41 ) Change : +5 Grade: Star