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Tyrone Crawford Flourishing at DT

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



    Tyrone Crawford Flourishing at DT

    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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