Cowboys Ink Tyron Smith To 8-Year Extension

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — The Dallas Cowboys have signed Pro Bowl offensive tackle Tyron Smith to an 8-year extension, 105.3 The Fan confirms.

The extension, which is reportedly worth $98 million over 8 years, keeps Smith in Dallas through 2023.

To prevent Smith from becoming a free agent in 2015, the Cowboys exercised the fifth-year option on Smith this offseason with plans to work out an extension. The option was to pay Smith $10.039 million in 2015.

Smith, 23, made his first Pro Bowl and was 2nd team All Pro in 2013.

The Cowboys drafted Smith out of USC with the 9th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.

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