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DALLAS COWBOY FOR LIFE: America’s Team signs Tyron Smith to eight-year contract extension

Tyron Smith: Happy to be a Dallas Cowboy for life | 3:40 | Dallas Cowboys LT Tyron Smith talks about his 8-year extension and everything that went into it. (Watch | Listen) Stephen Jones: Tyron deserved to be the highest paid LT | 7:01 | Stephen Jones speaks with the media about the 8-year extension […]

COWBOYS BATTLING COWBOYS: DeMarcus Lawrence’s daily practices with Tyron Smith will eventually pay off

ARLINGTON, Texas – Ever since the Dallas Cowboys drafted him in the second round of the NFL Draft back in early May, DeMarcus Lawrence said being an NFL player wasn’t exactly “official.”

2014-2015 ROSTER UPDATE: Dallas Cowboys exercise fifth-year option for LT Tyron Smith | Free Agent wide receiver LaRon Byrd signed

IRVING, Texas – It’s long been viewed as inevitable, but the Dallas Cowboys made it official today by exercising the fifth-year option on Tyron Smith’s contract. The move extends Smith’s contract through the 2015 season, and it bumps his salary from the roughly $2 million he’ll make in 2014 to $10.039 million in the final […]

COWBOYS HEADED TO HAWAII: Dez Bryant, Tyron Smith both named to NFL Pro Bowl for first time

IRVING, Texas – Two Dallas Cowboys players will be heading to Hawaii for the Pro Bowl. Dez Bryant and Tyron Smith have both been named to the 2014 Pro Bowl for the first time in their respective careers. Bryant recorded his second straight 1,000-yard receiving year this season, and it’s also his second straight season […]

POSTGAME SCOUTING REPORT: Mackenzy Bernadeau, Tyron Smith, and rookie Travis Frederick were outstanding

Some thoughts from the radio booth at AT&T Stadium: I am looking forward to getting back to Valley Ranch on Sunday and taking a look at this game film from Saturday night for a couple of different reasons. I am interested to see if Doug Free was better at guard in the game or did […]

INSIDE THE HELMET: Tyron Smith’s generosity turns to family battles over money

For the first time, in an hour-long interview with The Dallas Morning News, Dallas Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith opened up to share his cautionary tale about how money changes people and how greed can run rampant around NFL players who become instant millionaires. Smith’s story is a must-read for any college football player drafted […]

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT: Tyron Smith isn’t worried about the fine, vows to clean up false starts

Tyron Smith had four penalties in his first ever game at left tackle. Still, he earned an "attaboy" from the Dallas Cowboys, one of the weekly awards the team gives after victories. Smith won it for his hustle in chasing down Giants linebacker Michael Boley after a second-quarter Tony Romo interception. Smith was docked $15,750 […]

HORSE COLLAR DOLLARS: Tyron Smith fined $15,750 by NFL for game-changing tackle

Dallas Cowboys tackle Tyron Smith expected to be fined for a horse collar tackle against linebacker Michael Boley following an interception against the Giants. The NFL didn’t disappoint, fining him $15,750 for the play. That works out to $3937.50 per point … It was money well spent considering that Smith’s tackle prevented Boley from scoring […]

JASON GARRETT: Growing comfort in LT Tyron Smith’s efforts to protect Tony Romo’s blind side

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said left tackle Tyron Smith, 21, is “getting more and more comfortable” with his role protecting the blind side of quarterback Tony Romo with each practice. Smith played right tackle last season but switched sides with fellow starter Doug Free during the off-season. “There are … challenges that he’s going […]

Dallas Cowboys Tyron Smith could be ‘NFL’s next elite left tackle’

Tyron Smith has yet to play a down as a left tackle in the NFL, and the 21-year-old is already being pegged as the next big thing. The latest pundit to jump on Smith’s bandwagon is’s Brian McIntyre, who picked Smith to be the Cowboys’ breakout player in 2012 and wrote that he “could […]

SCOUTS REPORT: Dallas Cowboys Tyron Smith will be NFL’s second-best offensive linemen by 2015

Tyron Smith’s summer of praise continued Monday as the Cowboys’ newly appointed left tackle placed well on a list of top offensive linemen. In an attempt to project who will be the top tackles, guards and centers three years from now, former scout and current Scouts Inc. writer Matt Williamson compiled a list of who […]

Dallas Cowboys OT Tyron Smith’s injured ring finger, still healing

Throughout last season, tackle Tyron Smith impressed the Cowboys coaching staff with his work ethic, natural talent and durability. Smith only missed eight snaps during his rookie campaign despite the fact that he was playing with a dislocated ring finger on his right hand during the final six weeks after hurting it Nov. 24 in […]

Expectations soar for Tyron Smith, Doug Free

Let’s not forget where we were about this time last year. And because of the lockout, it went all the way to late July. But if memory serves, everyone was all worried about the Cowboys possibly losing Doug Free to another team in free agency. The return of the salary cap had people all worried […]

2012 SHIFT: Tyron Smith seems likely to switch sides with Doug Free

Tyron Smith began his college career as a backup left tackle, but he never started a game there at USC. He instead became one of college football’s top tackles while starting two years on the right side. Smith started all 16 games at right tackle for the Cowboys in his rookie season, too, but Dallas […]

JERRY JONES: Tyron Smith has been best rookie, could move to left tackle in 2012

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said rookie right tackle Tyron Smith has more than lived up to expectations this season as the team’s 9th overall pick. Not only has he been the Cowboys best rookie but he has also been the team’s best offensive lineman who gets better every week. He was beaten for two […]

ROOKIE STANDOUT : Dallas Cowboys Tyron Smith’s big test against Philadelphia sack leader Jason Babin

IRVING — For all the attitudes you run into inside an NFL locker room, it’s refreshing when you deal with a player who is gracious, humble and polite. Those are three words that describe Cowboys rookie right tackle Tyron Smith, who is an aggressive, competitive athlete on the field but quiet off of it. I […]

DALLAS COWBOYS HUDSON HOUCK: Tyron Smith has Larry Allen-type talent

IRVING, Texas – Tyron Smith has as much talent as any rookie offensive lineman that Hudson Houck can remember. “Now Larry Allen had a lot of talent, so we’re talking about some pretty high standards here,” said Houck, a 29-year NFL coaching veteran. “He has a tremendous amount of talent and I think what is […]

RAYFIELD WRIGHT: Dallas Cowboys Hall of Fame tackle seeing greatness in Tyron Smith

If you subscribe to the “takes one to know one” theory then comments made by former Cowboys great Rayfield Wright when talking about rookie tackle Tyron Smith have to be encouraging. Wright, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Ring of Honor at Cowboys Stadium, said he’s kept his eye on the […]

2011 NFL DRAFT REVIEW: Tyron Smith – first round selection of the Dallas Cowboys

The Cowboys debated the merits of three offensive linemen in the first round of the April draft before setting their sights on Tyron Smith. The club faces the runner-up in that debate Sunday. Smith, Nate Solder and Anthony Castonzo were the focus of this discussion. The Cowboys ignored trade opportunities to stay at No. 9 […]

Sack bothers Dallas Cowboy rookie Tyron Smith

  Tyron Smith has had a good season, and he had a good day against the Lions. But he was upset by the sack he allowed to Lions defensive end Willie Young, who got Smith off balance and then got to Tony Romo with 35 seconds remaining after Smith fell onto his back. “It was just bad technique,” […]

Tyron Smith’s homecoming this Sunday, as a Dallas Cowboy

IRVING, Texas — Just think for a second how far, and how fast, Tyron Smith’s football career has evolved within the state of California. In November 2007, he played his final game at Rancho Verde High against the Colton Yellowjackets. Last December, he finished his junior year at Southern Cal in the Rose Bowl against […]

Mike Jenkins, Tyron Smith injuries could keep them out 2-4 weeks

IRVING, Texas — Dallas Cowboys starting cornerback Mike Jenkins and starting right tackle Tyron Smith both suffered knee injuries and will undergo MRIs, the team said. Smith, the team’s first-round pick who was projected to start, suffered a hyperextended knee, a source told The injury normally takes 2-4 weeks to recover from. Jenkins’ status for […]

INJURY UPDATE: Tyron Smith Injures Knee

IRVING, Texas — Rookie offensive tackle Tyron Smith left Wednesday’s practice with a knee injury and will undergo an MRI, head coach Jason Garrett said. Smith has been penciled in as the starting right tackle. The Cowboys have one backup tackle, Jermey Parnell, and he’s still developing after playing only one year of college football […]

Larry Allen To Tyron Smith: Don’t Take It Easy On Anybody

8/21/2011 11:38 AM CDT Rob Phillips Larry Allen and Tyron Smith share the same home state of California, but the gap between Allen’s and Smith’s rookie seasons is 17 years. Smith is 20 years old. Do the math. He wasn’t exactly aware of Allen’s rise to dominance back then. Smith did know a little about […]