FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith has a torn left hamstring and could be sidelined for a really long time, as indicated by an ESPN report.
Smith was harmed during 11-on-11 drills practically speaking Wednesday night when he went to connect with linebacker Leighton Vander Esch around 5 yards downfield prior to folding to the turf. He strolled off the field without assistance.
The group at first said on its site Smith had a knee injury and a MRI was arranged. ESPN, refering to unidentified sources, later revealed the 31-year-old had a torn hamstring.
The eight-time Pro Bowler has been hampered for the most part by back, neck, and shoulder wounds lately. Smith has missed no less than three games each season beginning around 2016, including a vocation low two games in 2020 preceding season-finishing neck a medical procedure.
The Cowboys were relying on Smith and five-time All-Pro right gatekeeper Zack Martin as the anchors on a hostile line that is youthful at the other three spots.
In the event that Smith misses critical time, tenderfoot first-round pick Tyler Smith could supplant him. Tyler Smith has been working at left watch yet was the beginning left tackle at Tulsa. He missed the two practices this week with a lower leg injury.
Josh Ball, a fourth-round pick last year, has supplanted Tyron Smith on occasion during instructional course this year. Ball missed all of his tenderfoot seasons with a lower leg injury.
The protecting NFC East winners, who lost a special case game at home to San Francisco in January, open the season at home on Sept. 11 against Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.