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Tyrone Crawford Flourishing at DT

Crawford has been moved around between tackle and end since arriving in Dallas in 2012

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    The Dallas Cowboys drafted Tyrone Crawford in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft to play defensive end in the 3-4. Two and a half years later, he’s playing defensive tackle in a 4-3, and he’s doing it well.

    “I don’t know if I feel more comfortable, but I do feel like I’ve done a better job at the tackle position than at the end position, and hopefully I can improve on that,” Crawford said, per ESPN Dallas. “There’s definitely still a lot of reads and things I need to continue to learn but I feel like I’ve done a better job.”

    Crawford became a starter with fellow tackle Henry Melton dealing with a hamstring issue, and he could stay there for awhile. The great thing about Crawford, though, is that he can play end at a high level, if need be.

    “Whatever I’m going to be playing I’m going to play to the best of my ability,” Crawford said.

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