The Cowboys have signed defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford to a five-year contract worth $45 million, a source has told the Dallas Morning News. Crawford, who broke the news Saturday with a tweeted photo of himself signing the deal, enjoyed his finest season in 2014 by contributing to 33 tackles and recording three sacks. The tackle has shown the organization "everything we need to see to know that he can be one of the elite tackles in this league," said Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones.
Cowboys linebacker Anthony Hitchens (ankle) and defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford (illness) are active for Sunday's Wild Card game against the Lions after both players were listed as questionable to play. Hitchens has been dealing with a right high ankle sprain, while Crawford suffered an allergic reaction, putting his status in doubt Sunday. The team had nine players listed as probable for the first-round playoff matchup, and all are active, including quarterback Tony Romo (back), running back DeMarco Murray (hand), guard Zack Martin (ankle), defensive tackles Josh Brent (calf) and Nick Hayden (shoulder), linebackers Bruce Carter (knee) and Rolando McClain (knee, illness) and safeties Jeff Heath (thumb) and C.J. Spillman (groin). Dallas is a 6-point favorite at home against Detroit.
Cowboys defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford is being treated for an infection in his throat, DallasCowboys.com reports. Crawford was listed as questionable for Sunday's playoff game against the Lions in Friday's injury report, but the defensive tackle is expected to be ready to roll by gametime. He finished the regular season with 33 total tackles, three sacks and one forced fumble in 15 games. Dallas is a 6 1/2-point home favorite for Sunday's first-round matchup with Detroit.
The Cowboys have listed defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford (illness) and linebacker Anthony Hitchens (ankle) as questionable for Sunday's game against the Lions. Crawford played in 15 games for Dallas this season, totaling 33 tackles and three sacks while Hitchens had 75 total tackles and one interception. The Cowboys have also listed the following players as probable for Sunday: quarterback Tony Romo (back), running back DeMarco Murray (hand), defensive tackle Josh Brent (calf), linebacker Bruce Carter (knee), defensive tackle Nick Hayden (shoulder), safety Jeff Heath (thumb), guard Zack Martin (ankle), linebacker Rolando McClain (knee/illness), safety C.J. Spillman (groin) and linebacker Dekoda Watson (hamstring). The Cowboys are currently 6 1/2-point favorites at home against Detroit.
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (back) is active for Thursday night's Week 14 matchup with the Bears. Romo was fully expected to suit up and play after being listed as probable on the team's final Week 14 injury report Tuesday. The Cowboys' other probables are also active Thursday, including wide receiver Terrance Williams (finger), defensive ends George Selvie (thumb) and Tyrone Crawford (knee), defensive tackle Nick Hayden (shoulder), linebacker Rolando McClain (knee) and offensive tackles Tyron Smith (illness) and Doug Free (foot).