Funny. Clearly your not a Cowboy fan so it clouds your thoughts. Pretty hard to determine a players potential before they take a snap in the NFL. With that its pretty strong to say they blew the pick. If in the next few years Elliott is a top 5 RB and returns the offense to 2014 form its hardly blowing it. Ramsey looks to be a great player too. But Dallas needed to put a top RB behind that OL before contracts split it up as much as a top DB. The RB helps crown the OL, reduces the QB hits and frees up the passing game. Ramsey may not have as big an impact in Jacksonville as Elliott will have in Dallas. We will see.........
Takes what the defense gives him; doesn't force throws
Solid accuracy down the field
Absolutely outstanding timing; throws ball before receiver even gets into break
Lacks some bulk in his body frame
Extremely weak arm strength
Lacks agility and athleticism; can't evade a pass rush
Somewhat of a statue in the pocket
Floats deep ball a little too much
Not a very good passer on the run
Throws difficult routes - but with unimpressive velocity/talent
Highly limited skill set
Competitiveness hasn't been tested yet
Older than the average prospect (will be a 24-year-old rookie)
Summary: Pike projects strictly as a career backup in the NFL. He simply doesn't possess even an average arm to be a starter. Pike can be somewhat reliable since he makes great decisions and is highly intelligent, but he lacks a lot of talent, and you can't coach talent. I project Pike to come off the board between the third and fifth rounds.
Player Comparison: Todd Collins. Collins has a weak arm, but is an extremely smart quarterback and a reliable backup.