The #Cowboys and LT Tyron Smith have reached an agreement in principle on an 8-year, $98M deal, source says. Wow.
CBSSports.com "The Dallas Cowboys officially exercised their fifth-year player option on LT Tyron Smith on Thursday, CBSSports.com's Jason La Canfora reported, citing league sources. As had been suspected, the Cowboys chose to pick up the option on Smith, who's become one of the best offensive linemen in the..." May 01
Dallas Morning News "All signs point to the Dallas Cowboys exercising their fifth-year option on Pro Bowl left tackle Tyron Smith that would extend his rookie contract through 2015 and could push off the club’s plan to sign him to a long-term contract. The NFL’s 2011 collective bargaining agreement required all..." March 25
ESPN.com "Jason Peters already had the highest average-per-year salary for left tackles before signing a four-year extension with the Philadelphia Eagles on Wednesday. Entering the final year of his deal, Peters will now earn $51.3 million over the next five years with $19.55 million guaranteed,..." February 26
ESPN Dallas "When the Dallas Cowboys selected left tackle Tyron Smith with the ninth overall pick of the 2011 NFL draft, it was of the expectation that big things would happen in the future. At the time, Smith said he wanted to be more than a Pro Bowl player. Well, after finishing second in the NFL with..." June 01
NFL.com "Earlier this week, we passed along Tavon Austin's concerns about all the cousins he never knew coming out of the woodwork looking for money. There was a light-hearted tone to his comments, but it undoubtedly is a serious problem for many players. For Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle Tyron Smith,..." May 18