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Tyron Smith | Tackle | #77

Team: Dallas Cowboys
Age / DOB:  (25) / 12/12/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 320
College: USC
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (9) / DAL
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Cowboys LT Tyron Smith (back) is questionable for Week 4 against the 49ers.
It's hard to envision him playing after not practicing all week. Chaz Green will likely draw the start at left tackle Sunday in San Francisco. Sep 30 - 4:30 PM

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

Smith was inactive Week 3 after his back tightened up in Friday's practice. He continued to suffer spasms throughout the weekend, but the Cowboys think he is improving and expect him to play against the 49ers. Chaz Green will start again at left tackle if Smith cannot go.
Sep 29 - 11:04 AM

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith (back) is inactive for Week 3.

Smith was added to the injury report Friday with his back issue, but is a surprise inactive. Chaz Green will replace him at left tackle and is a major downgrade. The rest of the Cowboys inactives are QB Tony Romo, CB Orlando Scandrick, RB Darius Jackson, S Kavon Frazier, LB Mark Nzeocha and DE Charles Tapper.
Sep 25 - 7:19 PM

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith (back) is listed as questionable for Week 3.

Smith was added to the injury report Friday after he couldn't finish practice with back tightness. Despite the questionable tag, there's no concern over his status. Cowboys RT Doug Free (questionable, quad) is also expected to play.
Sep 23 - 5:56 PM

The Cowboys have restructured LT Tyron Smith's contract.

$9 million of Smith's $10 million salary has been converted to a signing bonus, clearing up $7.2 million in space. The move adds $1.8 million to Smith's cap number from 2017-22. It's the classic kicking the can down the road. Smith agreed to something similar last offseason. Still only 25, Smith is one of the league's very best players.
Source: ESPN Dallas
Mar 14 - 2:47 PM

ESPN Dallas reports the Cowboys plan to restructure LT Tyron Smith’s contract.

Dallas currently has $13.5 million in cap space. Restructuring Smith and DT Tyrone Crawford creates $12M in savings. The Cowboys could save $9.1M from making Brandon Carr a post-June cut.
Source: ESPN Dallas
Feb 13 - 2:31 PM

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith agreed to restructure his contract, converting $10 million of his 2015 base salary into a "signing" bonus.

Since Smith is signed through 2023, it saves the Cowboys over $8 million against the salary cap. Smith graded out as a top-six left tackle at Pro Football Focus last season, excelling both as a run blocker and pass protector.
Mon, Mar 9, 2015 10:05:00 PM

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith (ankle) is active for Sunday's Week 7 game against the Giants.

The Cowboys got a scare early in the week, but Smith ended up listed as probable and was never in doubt. They will be without RT Doug Free (ankle) for this NFC East battle. The rest of the Cowboys inactives: LB Bruce Carter, DE Jack Crawford, QB Dustin Vaughan, S Jakar Hamilton, DT Davon Coleman and OT Donald Hawkins.
Sun, Oct 19, 2014 02:58:00 PM

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith (ankle) is probable for Week 7.

Smith will be tasked with blocking Jason Pierre-Paul on Sunday.
Fri, Oct 17, 2014 03:02:00 PM

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith (ankle) will try to practice Thursday.

Coach Jason Garrett confirmed that tests on Smith's ankle came back relatively clean. It puts him on track to play in Sunday's NFC East battle with the Giants and Jason Pierre-Paul.
Thu, Oct 16, 2014 11:42:00 AM

Tests revealed that Cowboys LT Tyron Smith has avoided a high ankle sprain.

Per CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora, Smith "could play" in Week 7 against the Giants. It sounds like he most likely will. Through six games, Smith has been charged with just one sack allowed by Pro Football Focus. The Cowboys can't afford to lose him after RT Doug Free suffered a 3-4 week foot injury in Week 6.
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 11:30:00 PM

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith hurt his ankle in Week 6 and headed for an MRI on Wednesday.

Smith was actually the first offensive lineman to win Player of the Week honors since Brian Waters in 2004 thanks to his play against the Seahawks in Seattle this past week. He tried to do individual drills Wednesday, but the ankle bothered him and he was sent off for tests. Smith may be the best left tackle in football.
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 04:20:00 PM

Cowboys signed LT Tyron Smith to an eight-year, $98 million extension.

Smith is now set to make $109 million over the next ten years, making him the second highest paid tackle in the league. Still only 23, Smith has already established himself as one of the preeminent tackles, and will anchor a Dallas offensive line that could be the best in the NFL this season. The Cowboys will now turn their attention to locking up Dez Bryant, who is entering the final year of his rookie contract.
Wed, Jul 30, 2014 02:15:00 PM

ESPN Dallas reports the Cowboys want to extend LT Tyron Smith "as soon as they can."

Dez Bryant's contract will take precedence, but Smith remains a candidate for an extension prior to camp. The Cowboys picked up Smith's fifth-year option in April, so he's under team control the next two seasons. Smith was a second-team All-Pro in 2013 and is expected to be seeking in excess of $11 million annually.
Source: ESPN Dallas
Fri, Jun 6, 2014 06:40:00 PM

ESPN Dallas reports the Cowboys could sign LT Tyron Smith to a contract extension prior to training camp.

Smith is under contract for the next two years at $12.1 million after the Cowboys exercised his 2015 option. He's coming off a Pro Bowl season and graded out as a top-five left tackle by Pro Football Focus. Still only 23, Smith could target a contract in the range of Joe Thomas' seven-year, $44 million guaranteed deal.
Source: ESPN Dallas
Sat, May 3, 2014 05:39:00 PM

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QB1Dak Prescott
2Mark Sanchez
3Tony Romo
RB1Ezekiel Elliott
2Alfred Morris
3Lance Dunbar
4Darius Jackson
5Darren McFadden
GLB1Ezekiel Elliott
2Alfred Morris
3RB1Ezekiel Elliott
2Lance Dunbar
FB1Keith Smith
2Rod Smith
WR11Dez Bryant
2Cole Beasley
3Lucky Whitehead
WR21Terrance Williams
2Brice Butler
WR31Cole Beasley
TE1Jason Witten
2Geoff Swaim
3James Hanna
LT1Tyron Smith
LG1La'El Collins
2Ronald Leary
C1Travis Frederick
2Joe Looney
RG1Zack Martin
RT1Doug Free
2Chaz Green
K1Dan Bailey