Five things to look for in Cowboys at Saints

Please don’t let the Saints start this season 0-4. I’m loosely on board with getting the best draft pick possible at this point, I’m under no illusion this team has no shot at the playoffs, but at the same time I’m nowhere near ready to be actively rooting for them to lose games either. It’s barely been October a few days for crying out loud! The Cowboys come into New Orleans...
Via The Saints Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals G Clint Boling rated as top offensive lineman in Week 1 by PFF

While Bengals offensive tackles Andrew Whitworth and Andre Smith kept Raiders pass rushers Khalil Mack and Aldon Smith away from Andy Dalton in Sunday's Week 1 win, left guard Clint Boling was a dominant force in the trenches.Boling came away with the highest grade of all offensive linemen in Pro Football Focus' Week 1 report card. Boling received a +4.5 while Jets guard Willie Colon...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dallas Cowboys Tackle Tyron Smith Trucks Over Giants Defender To Help Spring Joseph Randle

The key to the Dallas Cowboys offense is the line. The team is banking on that since they let DeMarco Murray walk. It remains to be seen if that was a good idea, but there is one thing that is for certain. The big boys in the trenches are going to do everything they can to make whoever has the ball look good.Tackle Tyron Smith sure tried to do his part during a run in the team's...
Via FatManWriting
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas company celebrates Romo with DirecTV 'crownies'

    Tony Romo has invested in a Dallas-based company called Fanwish, which will provide fans with opportunities to meet and hang out with players and coaches from the area’s professional sports teams. And how did Fanwish celebrate Romo’s decision to get involved? With crownies, of course. For those of you who have not seen Romo’s new DirecTV commercial, a crownie is...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Could offensive line injuries cost MacKenzy Bernadeau his job?

NFL training camps can be brutal on a player’s body. Day after day of contact drills will eventually take its toll on the human body. When a particular position group sees more than its share of injuries it can cause coaches to get creative with lineups in practice. The Dallas Cowboys have suddenly found themselves thin at offensive tackle and are starting to tinker with the offensive...
Via cover32
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Cautious Cowboys sit Bryant, Smith in practices with Rams

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) Dez Bryant and Tyron Smith would likely be playing - and maybe even practicing - if the Dallas Cowboys were back home in the middle of the regular season. Since it's still training camp in California, a joint workout with the St. Louis Rams isn't enough to get the All-Pro receiver and Pro Bowl left tackle on the field. Bryant has been out almost two weeks with...
Via AP on Fox
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryant, Smith unlikely to play against 49ers

At least two of the Cowboys' All-Pro players will be absent from next week's preseason game against San Francisco, according to team owner/general manager Jerry Jones. Jones spoke to reporters on Sunday evening and addressed two of his biggest injury concerns in Tyron Smith and Dez Bryant. It doesn't sound likely that either player will partake on Aug. 23 when the Cowboys travel...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Greg Hardy Gets The Better Of Tyron Smith This Time

Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle Tyron Smith is one of the best in the business. For the Cowboys defensive line it is both a curse and a benefit to them. On one hand, it has to suck going up against one of the best in the game in practice all the time. It makes it hard to shine when you always have to beat a guy like Smith.On the other hand, when you do--like Greg Hardy does here...
Via FatManWriting
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tyron Smith Handles Randy Gregory And Greg Hardy During Cowboys Scrimmage

Tyron Smith is one of the best young offensive lineman in the game today. So every time the Cowboys defensive lineman line up against him they know that if they beat him they can beat just about anyone they will see on Sundays. During Sunday's scrimmage they got plenty of chances to test themselves against Smith.It didn't go so well for them. Randy Gregory vs. Tyron Smith pic.twitter...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dallas Cowboys OL Tyron Smith Swats Randy Gregory Like A Fly

The Dallas Cowboys made a splash when they drafted Randy Gregory in the second round, and since joining the team the former Cornhusker hasn't done half-bad. However, he is a rookie and while pretty darn fast he is not going to get the better of a guy like Tyron Smith very often. In fact, if Tyron gets a hold of him it isn't going to be pretty.On this play he didn't get a hold of...
Via FatManWriting
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking the NFL’s top 10 offensive tackles

We continue our offseason dead-time series with the guys charged with keeping their quarterbacks upright. Here are the 10 best… 1. Tyron Smith, Dallas Cowboys — It’s hard to believe the first-team All-Pro is only 24 years old and has already made 63 starts while earning a pair of Pro Bowl nods. Smith gave up just two sacks on 1,082 snaps last season. Oh, and he became the first...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking the NFL’s top 10 offensive tackles

We continue our offseason dead-time series with the guys charged with keeping their quarterbacks upright. Here are the 10 best… 1. Tyron Smith, Dallas Cowboys — It’s hard to believe the first-team All-Pro is only 24 years old and has already made 63 starts while earning a pair of Pro Bowl nods. Smith gave up just two sacks on 1,082 snaps last season. Oh, and he became the first...
Via Bloguin Best
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Garrett: Tyron Smith is the NFL's best left tackle

Left tackle Tyron Smith has dominated in three out of his first four seasons in the NFL. According to Pro Football Focus, Smith has finished no worse than their seventh-best offensive tackle overall in every season except for 2012. Just a few days after Philadelphia Eagles left tackle Jason Peters claimed the Eagles' offensive line was better than the Dallas Cowboys' line, Cowboys...
Via Fox Sports
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Travis Frederck: Tryon Smith can bench between 600 and 700 pounds

You learn something new everyday, and sometimes what you learn can be hard to fathom. I had to do a double take when I learned of how much Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Tyron Smith can bench press. According to teammate and fellow lineman Travis Frederick, Smith can bench press between 600 and 700 pounds!“He does crazy things in the weight room that I wish that I could do and...
Via Fox Sports
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

You won’t believe how much Dallas Cowboys tackle Tyron Smith can bench press

If you saw Game of Thrones last night then you already know that as a general rule, big men have an inherent advantage over little men in combat. That’s good news for Dallas Cowboys fans because left tackle Tyron Smith is a very big man, and he does very big things. For example, when I tell you how much he can bench press you’re not even going to believe me… AROUND COVER32...
Via cover32
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

All-Pro OL Tyron Smith impressed after OTAs battle with rookie DE Randy Gregory

Dallas Cowboys rookie defensive end may have a lot of eyes on him due to his offseason issues, but he's drawing raves from his teammates especially All-Pro offensive lineman Tyron Smith at the team's OTAs. “I think we had a pretty good battle,” Gregory said, via ESPN. “He did a good job, but I think I won a couple there. I know I won a couple there. He may not agree to...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyron Smith Sends Some Praise Towards Randy Gregory

We're still in organized team activities, so these antecedents about how certain guys look at this point in the offseason will fade out with the sunset.Yet when one of the league's best young tackles says that a rookie pass rusher is going to be pretty good, it might be worth a listen.“He's a swifty kid. He's pretty quick, a different type of pass rusher. He's going to be pretty...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Randy Gregory Very Happy After Beating Tyron Smith During Team Drills

The Dallas Cowboys took a chance when they picked defensive end Randy Gregory in the second round of the draft. His talent was first round quality, but he came with baggage. Jerry Jones has never backed away from someone with off-field issues though. Gregory has been very appreciative of the opportunity he is getting and promised that Jones and the fans will be happy with him.If...
Via FatManWriting
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones is reloading the Great Wall of Dallas

By Eddie Maisonet, III Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys have done it again. Cowboys have signed La'el Collins, according to a source. — Charean Williams (@NFLCharean) May 7, 2015 Collins, the LSU Tiger All-American tackle, was poised to be a top-15 pick in the 2015 NFL draft before his name was connected to a murder investigation as his pregnant ex-girlfriend was killed...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Draft Science 2015 Part 1 – Offensive Line Metrics

This isn’t ‘Rocket Surgery’ or the recent advances toward curing Cancer (link to Vice video - http://www.vice.com/...ling-cancer-217). It is, however a detailed, analytical approach to evaluating athletes capabilities in functional areas specific to the professional football game. It applies to the draft preparations for every team in the NFL, though I will relate it to the...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyron Smith Restructure Opens Up 8 Million Dollars in Cap Space

View image | gettyimages.com Tyron Smith and the Cowboys have agreed to restructure Smith’s contract.  Through this restructure, the Cowboys have opened up an additional 8 million dollars in cap room, which will be invaluable once free agency opens on Tuesday. The Cowboys have moves to make, despite the fact that they have already made some, such as resigning Doug Free. This...
Via TopSportsReport
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Did the NFL screw the Detroit Lions out of a playoff victory against the Cowboys?

The game is over but the controversy has just begun. Two crucial calls went the Dallas Cowboys’ way in their win over the Detroit Lions today. First, the NFL’s officiating crew called a huge pass interference penalty against Dallas only to reverse it without any explanation. Then they missed an obvious hold on Tyron Smith, as you can see here: @MikePereira Obvious hold by LT...
Via cover32
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Mid-season report card

Now that the first half of the NFL season is over it’s time to give out report cards. The Dallas Cowboys have been one of the more surprising teams if not the most throughout the first eight weeks. They’re 6-2 record has them in the front of the NFC East a half game ahead of the Eagles. The impressive play of the Cowboys has many fans thinking playoffs in Big D for the first...
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October 29, 2014  |  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...
Via Tireball.com
October 15, 2014  |  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...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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