Tyrone Crawford, Cowboys Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

September 12, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After a breakout season in 2014, Tyrone Crawford has been rewarded with a long-term contract extension from the Dallas Cowboys. 
According to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, the contract is for five years and $45 million. 
Crawford tweeted out a picture of him signing the deal to stay in Dallas:
The two sides have been working toward a contract before the 2015 season started, with Rapoport reporting on September 11 that Dallas was "aggressively" pushing to get a deal done with Crawford. 
There was a lot of admiration for the franchise by Crawford, who offered this assessment of everything around him to Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News while negotiations were still going on:
This is a major and necessary move for the Cowboys. Their defensive line has had problems for the last two years, finishing in the bottom five in sacks. Crawford doesn't directly impact that particular stat, recording three sacks in 2014, but his ability to disrupt quarterb...

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