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Dallas Cowboys Restructure Tyron Smith And Travis Frederick, Free Up Cap Space

The days of an NFL are comprised majorly of a lot of dollars and cents, and a lot of them are more readily available for the 2017 after restructuring the contracts of Left and .

The rush of NFL is still a few weeks away, but these resources are going to be extremely valuable for in the blink of an eye. According to the , the Cowboys converted almost $21 million of the $24 million that was headed Tyron and Travis' way into bonuses to alleviate some much-needed cap space.

We'll see exactly what the state of the Dallas Cowboys Cap Situation is on March 9th when things get going – the factor is the elephant in the room until then – but this is seemingly the beginning of a few potential restructures this offseason. An additional contractual move that'll be made on the will likely be the long-term extension of (most likely around time).

This type of financial move is often referred to as “going to the well” or “kicking the can down the road” in terms of shrugging financial obligations down the line as a problem to deal with another day, or another year. Whatever the case it's wise to do it with your cornerstone players that you know will be here a while, and both Tyron Smith and Travis Frederick fit that bill. This is how the Dallas Cowboys have handled the for some time, they have a firm grip on the strategy.

Why exactly are the Cowboys trying to create cap space? Who knows, but whatever the reason is you can bet your bottom dollar (assuming you're under the cap yourself) that we'll have you covered here at .

RJ Ochoa
RJ Ochoa
I like long walks on the beach, mystery novels, no just kidding those suck. The Dallas Cowboys were put on this earth for us all to love and appreciate. I do that 24/7/365. I also love chicken parmesan. Let's roll. @RJOchoa if you wanna shout!

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