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Cowboys DL Tyrone Crawford “Good to Go” for Week One

In a radio this morning, Cowboys owner said that will be ready for the team's season opener this Sunday night against the . This is great news for a Dallas team that is missing two defensive linemen already due to .

Crawford has been out of action since August 8th after a right ankle sprain suffered in practice. The highest paid player on the Cowboys , Tyrone is expected to play as the left in the base defense and probably move inside in nickel and other pass-focused schemes.

Tyrone Crawford had 4.5 last year in 14 games, which wasn't far off from 's team-leading six sacks. He has played through shoulder problems the last two seasons, limiting his ability to be the breakout player the Cowboys hoped for when they gave him a five-year, $45 million contract.

While not a star, Crawford's versatility is much-needed with and serving suspensions to start the year. Irving is out until Week 5 for a PED violation and Moore is out until Week 3 for a DUI charge.

Dallas chose to go relatively thin on the for the early part of the season, only keeping eight players on the roster after final cuts. One of those is Brian Price, who they just claimed off waivers from the Packers. The Cowboys cut after being awarded Price.

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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