Cowboys activate OT Tyron Smith, who will play vs. Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE – The Dallas Cowboys' eight-time Professional Bowl deal with Tyron Smith will make his season debut Sunday towards the Jacksonville Jaguars after being activated off injured reserve.

Smith suffered a torn hamstring in an August coaching camp follow that required surgical procedure. He has practiced the final two weeks, together with one full-padded exercise on Thursday.

Smith's return is sweet information for the Cowboys after dropping proper deal with Terence Steele to torn anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in his left knee in final week's win towards the Houston Texans. It may imply Smith returns to the place he performed as a rookie in 2011: proper deal with.

Mike McCarthy stated the Cowboys used 5 completely different offensive line mixtures in follow this week, which included Smith, Jason Peters and Josh Ball getting time at left deal with. Ball changed Steele, who has already had surgical procedure to restore the ligaments, final week, however after permitting a sack and a tipped ball that led to an interception on back-to-back performs, he was changed by Peters on the Cowboys' game-winning 98-yard drive.

Peters, who's in his 18th season, had not performed proper deal with since 2006. The Cowboys are aware of what number of snaps Peters, 40, can play and they're going to additionally work Smith again into the lineup after such a chronic absence.

Smith, 32, is in his twelfth season with the Cowboys and has not performed a full season since 2015, coping with quite a few accidents.

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