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Tyron Smith | Tackle | #77

Team: Dallas Cowboys
Age / DOB:  (26) / 12/12/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 320
College: USC
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (9) / DAL
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The Cowboys restructured the contracts of LT Tyron Smith and C Travis Frederick, freeing up $17.3 million under the salary cap.
They both dropped their base salaries to the veteran minimum, converting the difference into a "signing" bonus. The Cowboys do this every year, and it has allowed them to keep highly-paid veterans while supplementing the back end of their roster with cheaper talent. It's also why hitting on Dak Prescott was such a huge development for the franchise. Once they part with Tony Romo, Dallas will go from having one of the NFL's tightest cap situations to one of the best. Feb 20 - 4:10 PM
Source: ESPN Dallas

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Cowboys LT Tyron Smith won't need offseason back surgery.

Smith played through a bulging disk in his back for most of the season. The injury wasn't even serious enough to keep him out of the Pro Bowl. Still only 26, Smith has missed just four starts through six NFL seasons and has been voted first- or second-team All Pro in four straight years. He's on a Hall of Fame track.
Jan 28 - 9:10 PM

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith (knee) is active for Sunday's Divisional Round game against the Packers.

So are Morris Claiborne (groin), Tyrone Crawford (shoulder), Justin Durant (elbow), Demarcus Lawrence (back), Terrell McClain (ankle) and Cedric Thornton (ankle). DT Richard Ash, G Jonathan Cooper, CB Leon McFadden, RB Alfred Morris, LB Mark Nzeocha and QB Mark Sanchez round out the Cowboys' inactives for Sunday's Divisional Round matchup.
Jan 15 - 3:23 PM

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith (knee) is questionable for Sunday's Divisional Round game against the Packers.

Smith put in a limited week of practice. He should be all set for Sunday after sitting out the regular season finale with a sprained MCL. Having Smith, a four-time All-Pro selection, back in the lineup is great news for Ezekiel Elliott and Dak Prescott.
Jan 13 - 4:02 PM

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith (knee) is expected to do more in Thursday's practice.

Smith was limited on Wednesday. There does not seem to be much concern about his availability for the Divisional Round, and any worries would be put to bed if he can get in a full practice Thursday or Friday.
Jan 12 - 12:12 PM

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith (knee) was limited in Wednesday's practice.

Smith missed the regular season finale with an MCL sprain. The Cowboys haven't had much concern over his Divisional Round status. Smith is fully expected to return for Sunday's matchup with the Packers.
Jan 11 - 5:44 PM

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said he's "optimistic" about LT Tyron Smith's (knee) status for next week's Divisional Round game.

Smith sprained his MCL against the Lions in Week 16. He missed the Cowboys' regular season finale but probably could have played if the game meant something. Smith has practiced this week and should be ready to go for the Divisional Round. Emmett Cleary drew the start at left tackle with Smith sidelined in Week 17.
Jan 6 - 1:33 PM

Cowboys declared LT Tyron Smith (knee), CB Morris Claiborne (groin), DE Tyrone Crawford (shoulder, hamstring), LB Justin Durant (elbow), DE Demarcus Lawrence (back), DT Cedric Thornton (ankle), and DT Terrell McClain (ankle) inactive for Week 17 against the Eagles.

Smith's knee injury is a concern, but he is expected to be ready when the Cowboys open their playoffs in the Divisional Round. Lawrence should also be good to go by then, but Claiborne is more of a question mark. The Cowboys could certainly use both as they attempt a Super Bowl run.
Jan 1 - 11:34 AM

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith (right knee) has been ruled out for Week 17, but his right knee injury is not considered serious.

NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports it's a sprained MCL, but that Smith should be ready for the Divisional Round. Smith's status will be updated many times between now and then. Coach Jason Garrett has said he'll play his healthy starters in Sunday's meaningless finale, but Smith's absence could give him a quicker hook with Dak Prescott.
Tue, Dec 27, 2016 04:19:00 PM

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith said he is "all right" after exiting Week 16 with a knee injury.

Smith left in the second half and never returned. Jerry Jones also said the left tackle was "fine" after the game, and Jason Garrett echoed those sentiments Tuesday morning. It looks like Smith will be good to go for the playoffs, but it would not be surprising to see him sit out the meaningless season finale.
Tue, Dec 27, 2016 09:43:00 AM

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith (back) is listed as questionable for Week 14.

Smith has dealt with back issues all year. The Cowboys limited his reps in practice this week. Smith should be fine for Sunday night's game against the Giants.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 05:22:00 PM

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith (back) expects to start Sunday's game.

Smith missed Thursday's practice, but he said it was a planned day of rest. Smith missed Weeks 3 and 4 before returning for last Sunday's win over the Bengals. He should be good to go against the Packers.
Thu, Oct 13, 2016 03:16:00 PM

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith (back) did not practice Thursday.

It is a downgrade after he was limited Wednesday. The Cowboys could just be giving him a day off, but downgrades are rarely a good sign. He will need to get in some work Friday to have a shot at playing.
Thu, Oct 13, 2016 12:41:00 PM

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones expects LT Tyron Smith (questionable, back) to play Sunday.

Smith practiced on a limited basis all week. With fill-in LT Chaz Green (foot) likely out, Dallas is counting on him after sitting out the last two games. Smith's return is an upgrade for Dak Prescott and the Cowboys' pass game.
Sat, Oct 8, 2016 02:21:00 PM

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith (back) is "hopeful" he can return for Sunday's game against the Bengals.

Smith has sat out the past two weeks after missing only one total game his first five years in the league. His health has taken on increased urgency with fill-in LT Chaz Green (foot) in a walking boot.
Tue, Oct 4, 2016 07:14:00 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
PosRoleName
QB1Dak Prescott
2Kellen Moore
3Luke McCown
4Cooper Rush
RB1Darren McFadden
2Alfred Morris
3Rod Smith
4Ronnie Hillman
5Ezekiel Elliott
GLB1Darren McFadden
2Alfred Morris
3RB1Darren McFadden
2Rod Smith
FB1Keith Smith
WR11Dez Bryant
2Cole Beasley
3Ryan Switzer
4Uzoma Nwachukwu
5Corey Washington
WR21Terrance Williams
2Brice Butler
3Andy Jones
4Noah Brown
5Lance Lenoir
WR31Cole Beasley
TE1Jason Witten
2Geoff Swaim
3Rico Gathers
4James Hanna
5M.J. McFarland
6Blake Jarwin
LT1Tyron Smith
2Emmett Cleary
3Kadeem Edwards
LG1Jonathan Cooper
2Chaz Green
3Nate Theaker
C1Travis Frederick
2Joe Looney
3Ross Burbank
RG1Zack Martin
2Clay DeBord
RT1La'el Collins
2Byron Bell
3Dan Skipper
K1Dan Bailey