Gregg Rosenthal will project post-draft starting lineups for all 32 teams, because it's May and he misses football. The NFC East is below:
» The Cowboys' offensive line faces more questions entering the season than usual, although most teams would love to have these sort of high-class problems. Dallas' three All-Pro linemen (Tyron Smith, Travis Frederick and Zack Martin) remain intact, but left guard is a weak spot and the team will try third-year pro La'el Collins at right tackle.
» The Cowboys spent most of their draft trying to fill holes created in March. Taco Charlton has a good chance to start as a rookie, essentially in the role Randy Gregory was supposed to play before his suspension. The Cowboys drafted four players in the secondary to replace the four key contributors that left in free agency. Dallas could desperately use second- and third-round cornerbacks Chidobe Awuzie and Jourdan Lewis to make an early impact and upgrade a middling group.
New York Giants
» The Giants surprisingly didn't touch their offensive line until the sixth round of the draft. They are publicly hoping that their young tackles Ereck Flowers and Bobby Hart take huge leaps in 2017 or all the offensive talent in the building could go to waste. Another option would be for free-agent pickup D.J. Fluker to take over for Hart at right tackle, with John Jerry at right guard.
» Tight end Evan Engram was a surprising selection in the first round if only because the team is already stocked with receivers from the slot. Engram is not so different in size or skill set than Brandon Marshall. It will be fascinating to see how the Giants deploy Engram, Marshall and Sterling Shepard together, with Engram possibly a part-time player as a rookie.
» The Giants go cheap at linebacker year after year. It's a strategy they can pull off when the defensive line and secondary are both so loaded.
» The Eagles are hopeful that second-year pro Wendell Smallwood can step up in his second season, although it's clear there is no traditional "workhorse" back here. That includes LeGarrette Blount, added to handle early downs and short-yardage work. Look for Blount to share duties with Smallwood and 13-year veteran Darren Sproles, in what is expected to be his last season. This is a group that gives Eagles coach Doug Pederson great flexibility.
» The backfield is only one corner of an Eagles depth chart that feels unfinished. Linebacker Mychal Kendricks, wide receiver Jordan Matthews and center Jason Kelce have been subjects of trade rumors that haven't gone away. General manager Howie Roseman is not afraid to make deals and he's built a roster full of flexibility to make changes. (Kelce is the most logical to still get traded.)
» Torrey Smith is the favorite to win the No. 3 receiver job, but he has to show well in camp because his contract contains very little guaranteed money.
» It hurts to demote "Fat Rob" Kelley for this exercise because the Tulane product is such a fun player to watch. But Redskins coach Jay Gruden entered the offseason vocally wanting to upgrade the position. While Samaje Perine was a fourth-round pick, he is essentially a more dynamic version of Kelley.
» A strong argument could be made to list underrated passing-down back Chris Thompson as the starter. He led the backfield in snaps last season with 487 and that number should only grow. This is going to be a committee.
» Losing DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon hurts. But no one is crying for Kirk Cousins, with Thompson, Jordan Reed, Terrelle Pryor, Jamison Crowder and Josh Doctson to throw to. Pryor and Doctson are the keys here. They both have "No. 1 receiver" upside, but also have a whiff of boom-or-bust to them.
» It's hard to overstate the defensive transformation. The Redskins changed coordinators and more than half of the starting unit (if this projection proves correct).
» The defensive line was completely remade. First-round pick Jonathan Allen could prove to be a steal, while the Redskins are counting a lot on Stacy McGee and Terrell McClain, two players who weren't exactly standouts on their previous teams. McClain can play defensive end and likely will be part of a deep interior rotation, too.
» Safety is another position with completely new starters. With Su'a Cravens transitioning back to safety, this should be a fun duo to watch fly around the field.