Cowboys’ Path To Success Being Paved By NFL’s Best Offensive Line

The Dallas Cowboys are one of the NFL’s best teams, and it’s no secret why. The Cowboys’ early-season success stems in large part from the Cowboys’ vaunted rushing attack. Running back DeMarco Murray seems to break a rushing record every week, and that’s been a big reason Dallas enters Week 7 with a 4-2 record. However, Murray isn’t the sole reason the Cowboys’ rushing...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Good news on Tyron Smith’s ankle

The Dallas Cowboys received some good news on the injured ankle of left tackle Tyron Smith.  Tests revealed that he does’t have a high ankle sprain and he could play this Sunday against the New York Giants. Test revealed it is not a high ankle sprain for Cowboys star LT Tyron Smith. He could play this weekend — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) October 16, 2014 The Cowboys...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyron Smith named NFC Offensive player of the week

Getty Images It was bound to happen again sometime. Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Tyron Smith was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week becoming the first offensive lineman to receive the honor since 2004. Smith and his Cowboy teammates have been paving the way for DeMarco Murray who leads the NFL in rushing yards. On Sunday the Cowboys offensive line was key as they defeated...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyron Smith getting MRI on his injured ankle after sitting out

Tyron Smith left after practice to have an MRI on his ankle. Smith’s ankle, which he apparently rolled in Sunday’s game, bothered him during individual drills Wednesday. The starting left tackle sat out the team portion of practice before heading for tests to determine the severity. The Cowboys already are without right tackle Doug Free for 3-to-4 weeks after Free fractured...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Uptick Reminiscent of 1991 Season

There’s a lot to be happy about the Dallas Cowboys right now; moreover, they are playing better than last season and on both sides of the ball. With six games in the bag the Cowboys are sitting at 5-1 and picking up some serious momentum especially after winning big on the road in Seattle. This defense knows they can play against a championship offense and our offense knows it...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Front line investments paying dividends

Caption (credit: www.dallascowboys.com) The Dallas Cowboys have invested heavily in the offensive line in the last four years, and now, the draft choices are starting to pay dividends. The Cowboys have spent three of their last four first round draft picks on offensive lineman. Credit must be given to the front office for this change in drafting philosophies. It all started with...
Via Down and Distance
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Dallas Cowboys have the best offensive line in the NFL?

It seems like yesterday that the weakest part of the Cowboys team was their offensive line. Since 2011, Dallas has drafted three offensive linemen in the first round. Tyron Smith out of USC, Travis Frederick out of Wisconsin, and most recently Zack Martin out of Notre Dame. There has been much criticism on the draft choices being offensive linemen instead of a defensive player or...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Texans DL J.J. Watt Took Dallas Cowboys OL Tyron Smith to School

One of the most common inquires I've seen on message boards and forums in relation to the Texans-Cowboys game has been how the battle between Houston's J.J. Watt did against Dallas' Tyron Smith. The comments have been all over the place, but rather than try and explain one way or the other I thought I'd just present some visual evidence instead,Allow me to present...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys hard to go wrong with Smith, Watt on the board

There will never be a rivalry between the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans. Fans of the Texans certainly have plenty of hate for their neighbors to the north, but it's not really reciprocated. Cowboys fans couldn't even muster negative feelings toward the "Luv Ya Blue" Oilers of the late 70s and early 80s because the two teams played so infrequently. (And who could...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys don’t regret passing on J.J. Watt in the 2011 draft

The Dallas Cowboys drafted left tackle Tyron Smith with the ninth overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. Two picks later, the Texans took defensive lineman J.J Watt, who may very well be the best defensive player in the NFL right now. Dallas head coach Jason Garret indicated that don’t regret passing on Watt. “Yeah, that’s a long time ago. We liked him a lot,” Garrett said...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dallas Cowboys OL Tyron Smith Toss Saints DE Cameron Jordan Like a Rag Doll

Over the last few seasons the Dallas Cowboys have been smart on draft day. Rather than get sucked in by the sexy statistical monster of the last college season they have been drafting arguably the most important people of a successful offense with their first pick--offensive lineman. This season the 'Boys have three first round picks starting on the line--tackle Tyron Smith,...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

NFLPA questions Tyron Smith’s deal

Dallas, TX – It’s been public knowledge since the beginning of the week that the Cowboys locked up their left tackle Tyron Smith for the next decade. What is starting to surface now in regards to this monstrous contract is certainly laughable to say the least. It seems as though the NFLPA is questioning Jerry Jones’ negotiation tactics. In fact, Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys ink OT Smith, lose D-Law, and camp observations plus more…

Dallas Cowboys - Cowboys sign Tyron Smith to huge extension (READ) - DeMarcus Lawrence out 8-12 weeks (READ) - In 2014, Cowboys all about swagger. (READ) - Cowboys’ Oxnard Report (READ) - Camp woes and injuries (READ) Make sure you follow @cover32_DAL and @cover32_NFL on Twitter for all the latest breaking news, columns, blogs and features from the Cowboys and the entire NFL...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones opens up the check book for Tyron Smith

Wednesday Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones gave star left tackle Tyron Smith a nice eight year extension worth $98 million in new money, a $10 million signing bonus with $40 million guaranteed. Smith is one of the best offensive tackles in the game so it’s smart to lock him up for another eight years making it a total of ten because he has a remaining two years left on his current...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys News: Tyron Smith, Dallas strike eight-year, $98M deal

Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle, Tyron Smith, has been gunning for a new contract with his team as he enters his fourth professional season. Smith, who has started 47 games for Dallas since he was drafted in 2011, has been a core member of the team's offense. Finally, NFL insider Ian Rapoport announced that Smith earned the contract of a lifetime.#180895731 / gettyimages.comComing...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys’ Quotables: Tyron Smith “friendly” deal, Negotiations with Dez

Oxnard, CA- The Dallas Cowboys have been steadfastly working on deals for their prized assets over the past few days. Whilst the practices continue and evaluations come in by the day, it seems the front office is getting little sleep trying to make things happen as they say. Yesterday, Tyron Smith inked an eight-year $100 million deal that will rest assuredly keep him in Dallas for...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys OT Tyron Smith Signs Extension

Brad Mills – USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Cowboys have signed 23 year-old Pro Bowl offensive tackle Tyron Smith to an eight-year extension through 2023, the deal is worth just under $110 million. Dallas views Smith as a cornerstone going forward and there is no doubt that he has been the lone bright spot since his rookie season on the depleted offensive line in Big D. Smith came...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Dez Bryant ‘visibly upset’ after Tyron Smith extension

Dez Bryant is entering the final year of his rookie contract with the Dallas Cowboys, and he is hoping he does not have to play it out. While Bryant has been vocal about wanting a new deal, nothing is imminent. At the moment, it appears the Cowboys have focused most of their money on offensive […]
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

How the Tyron Smith signing helps the Dallas Cowboys

As the Dallas Cowboys continued their training camp in Oxnard, at least one team member had reason to smile on the practice field today. Pro Bowl left tackle Tyron Smith inked an eight-year extension to his rookie contract that will net him up to $98 million, $40 million of which is guaranteed. All told, the deal will keep Smith under contract through the 2023 season and, together...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephen Jones: “We’re totally committed to make Dez a Cowboy for life”

Dallas Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones made it clear that they want wide receiver Dez Bryant to be  a”Cowboy for life” after signing left tackle Tyron Smith to a new eight-year contract extension. “We’re totally committed to make Dez a Cowboy for life,” Jones said, via the Dallas Morning News. “Our plans from Day 1 … figure a way to get Dez and Tryon extended...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Still Room To Sign Dez Despite Smith Deal

The Cowboys have known all along they needed to sign two cornerstones of their franchise at some point this year. Even though they’ve just locked up Tyron Smith on a deal that will keep him under contract through 2023, nothing has changed the Cowboys’ approach with the other guy. Despite rumblings and reports that Smith’s eight-year deal worth about $98 million and $40 million...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys sign Tyron Smith to eight year extension

getty images The Dallas Cowboys have signed left tackle Tyron Smith to a eight-year extension. Smith is a Pro-Bowl player who is considered among the best in the NFL at his position. The Cowboys have now signed Smith though the the 2023 season. Smith will reportedly make $110 million throughout the course of his current deal. Smith’s new deal includes $40 million in guaranteed...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant Not Happy with Tyron Smith Extension

Ultra enigmatic Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant doesn’t appear to be too happy with the extension that teammate Tyron Smith received on Tuesday. Smith, one of the best left tackles in the NFL, received a huge eight-year, $98 million extension on Tuesday.  The extension made sense for both sides. Dallas locked up one of the best overall offensive linemen in the NFL at a...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

“Nearly impossible” for the Cowboys to give Dez Bryant an extension after Tyron Smith’s deal per Ian Rapoport

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  it’s almost impossible for the Cowboys to sign Dez Bryant to an extension after they signed left tackle Tyron Smith to an eight-year extension on Wednesday. With Tyron Smith’s deal, it’s nearly impossible to do Dez Bryant’s extension now. Little progress anyway. He may benefit from playing it out — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys LT Tyron Smith Signs 8-Year $98 Million Extension

The Dallas Cowboys have signed star left tackle Tyron Smith to a new mega contract extension that should keep him Big-D for years to come. The #Cowboys and LT Tyron Smith have reached an agreement in principle on an 8-year, $98M deal, source says. Wow. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 30, 2014 #Cowboys have star LT Tyron Smith under contract for the next 10 years for a total of...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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