Cowboys’ deal with depth additional difficult by Tyler Smith harm

By David Helman
FOX Sports activities Dallas Cowboys Author

FRISCO, Texas – Even the Cowboys‘ worst-case state of affairs comes with some dangerous luck. 

Tyron Smith is scheduled for surgical procedure after struggling an avulsion fracture to his knee in apply. That a lot we all know. 

What stays to be seen, and what everyone seems to be determined to know, is what the workforce plans to do about it. The early indicator, from the pinnacle honcho himself, is that the Cowboys will look to their very own roster for a brand new left deal with. 

“We want to look from within, and that’s the smartest and logical way,” stated workforce proprietor and normal supervisor Jerry Jones. “The biggest thing is Tyron will be back, in my view, for the playoffs and the games preceding the playoffs. This gives us a chance to get a lot of reps. We’ve got to learn to play with these young guys.” 

The chief younger man in query is first-round decide Tyler Smith, and that is the place the dangerous luck comes into play. The 21-year-old performed left deal with throughout his faculty profession at Tulsa, and it stands to cause that the Cowboys may give him a take a look at his outdated place in Friday’s preseason sport towards Seattle — if he have been wholesome. 

Tyler Smith tweaked his ankle final weekend and will not play Friday. He additionally spent the whole lot of coaching camp enjoying left guard — in an effort to get him onto the sphere concurrently Tyron Smith. So if Tyler Smith goes to make the shift to left deal with in time for the season opener, it should come shortly and with no sport reps. 

To his credit score, the rookie is up for the problem. He stated he hasn’t but talked with anybody about making the transfer, however he is prepared to do it if wanted. 

“I knew as soon as I put my name on that piece of paper I would be held to a certain standard, I would be required to give certain parts of myself to it,” Smith stated. “I’m ready for whatever comes ahead, and we’re going to approach it day by day.” 

This sport towards the Seahawks will not afford any seems on the first-round decide, however there’s different analysis that may be completed. Third deal with Josh Ball goes to play a lot, as will veteran Aviante Collins. Rookie deal with Matt Waletzko practiced this week, nevertheless it’s unclear if he is wholesome sufficient to play on this sport after lacking most of coaching camp with a shoulder harm. 

Tyron Smith out indefinitely with knee harm

Tyron Smith out indefinitely with knee injury

Cowboys left deal with Tyron Smith is out indefinitely with an avulsion knee fracture. Colin Cowherd breaks down what means for Dallas.

It’d go a good distance towards enhancing the state of affairs if a kind of guys can ball out on Friday. Even when not, Tyler Smith stated his ankle should not maintain him out for very lengthy. 

Is that adequate? The Cowboys appear to hope so. However simply keep in mind: They reserve the appropriate to vary their minds. 

David Helman covers the Dallas Cowboys for FOX Sports activities, offering perception and evaluation on the NFL’s most seen franchise. Previous to becoming a member of FOX, David spent 9 seasons masking the Cowboys for the workforce’s official web site, In 2018, he received a regional Emmy for his position in producing “Dak Prescott: A Family Reunion” concerning the quarterback’s time at Mississippi State.

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