Cowboys Restructure Crawford's Deal, Save $4.4 Million in Cap Space

Tyrone Crawford signed a five-year, $45 million extension with the Cowboys last September

The Dallas Cowboys cleared some cap space on Thursday evening by restructuring defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford’s contract, the team’s official website announced.

Crawford just signed a five-year, $45 million deal with Dallas back in September of last year. The move made this week involves converting around $6.5 million of base salary into signing bonus money, which frees up $4.4 million in cap space.

If the Cowboys need to free up more cap space at some point, Tyron Smith might be a candidate for restructuring, as the eight-year, $96 million extension he signed is seen as easily re-workable, but nothing has been done to that end yet.

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Crawford started all 16 games for the Cowboys in 2015, and finished with 35 tackles, five sacks and a pass defended.

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