Tyrone Crawford DL DAL 2 Months
The Cowboys are "confident" DL Tyrone Crawford can be a "key cog" in their 2014 defense despite his 2013 Achilles' tendon tear.
Crawford is expected to be healthy by training camp, but this may be wishful thinking and typical hoping by a Cowboys organization with precious little cap space and very little margin for error. Crawford has appeared in 16 career games, registering zero sacks. For now, he's penciled in as a 2014 starter.
Tyrone Crawford DL DAL 6 Months
Cowboys placed DE Tyrone Crawford on injured reserve with a torn Achilles' tendon, ending his season.
Crawford went down on the first day of camp. The 2012 third-round pick was expected to be a core run-stopping rotational end behind Anthony Spencer and DeMarcus Ware. The Cowboys' run defense looks like one to target for fantasy matchup purposes. Crawford, 23, will return to compete for a roster spot in 2014.
Tyrone Crawford DL DAL 8 Months
Cowboys 2012 third-round DE Tyrone Crawford was carted off the field on the first day of training camp Sunday with a potentially serious Achilles' injury.
He fell awkwardly during a tackling-dummy drill. As the cart approached, Crawford was "holding his head" in agony. Beat reporter Todd Archer compared the injury to LB Caleb McSurdy's last summer, which was a torn Achilles' tendon. Crawford was expected to be a key depth piece at defensive end and tackle.
Tyrone Crawford DL DAL 9 Months
According to ESPN Dallas, there has been a "lot of good buzz" around second-year Cowboys DL Tyrone Crawford.
Crawford leads ESPN Dallas' list of "under-the-radar Cowboys" who could make a "significant impact" this season. Reporter Tim MacMahon expects Crawford to serve as Anthony Spencer's backup at left end, and to get snaps at both interior spots. Crawford was most effective from the edge in college. He played 303 snaps as a rookie, failing to generate a sack.
Tyrone Crawford DL DAL Aug 12 '12
Cowboys third-round DE Tyrone Crawford is drawing rave reviews in Cowboys' camp.
"We may have hit big on him," executive VP Stephen Jones said. The former Boise State standout is over a recent calf strain and is pushing Marcus Spears for reps. Crawford figures to work behind Spears and Jason Hatcher as a situational pass rusher for most of his rookie season.
Tyrone Crawford DL DAL Jun 12 '12
Cowboys signed No. 81 overall pick DE Tyrone Crawford to a four-year contract.
The Boise State star racked up 11 sacks and 13.5 tackles for a loss as a senior before being diagnosed with a heart murmur at the Combine. A future pocket-pusher at defensive end, Crawford has missed recent practices with a calf strain.