The Cowboys landed three players on the Pro Football Weekly All-Rookie Team, including OT Tyron Smith, the No. 9 overall pick in the draft.
The game pits Jets coach Rex Ryan against twin brother Rob, Cowboys’ defensive coordinator. Rex leads 5-3 in sibling rivalry, which dates to their college coaching days.
Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins has returned to practice and right tackle Tyron Smith was partially suited up the day after each left practice with knee injuries.
Tyron Smith, Bill Nagy and Phil Costa are all unproven, but they make up three-fifths of the line that will protect Tony Romo on Sunday night.
Larry Johnson scored on a 22-yard touchdown run and Matt Moore threw for another score Thursday night to help the Miami Dolphins win a battle of backups by beating the Dallas Cowboys 17-3 in the final exhibition game for both teams.
The Cowboys released veteran starters Leonard Davis and Marc Colombo before camp. Offensive line coach Hudson Houck says the Cowboys are moving guys around to see what they can do.
Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Kyle Kosier moved from left guard to right guard for now, while Montrae Holland is out with back stiffness.
A person familiar with the situation says veteran offensive tackle Marc Colombo has agreed to terms with the Miami Dolphins.
Tyron Smith hunkered into his stance, the top pick of the Cowboys making sure he was ready to protect Tony Romo’s blind side. But he wasn’t.
The Dallas Cowboys have signed top draft pick Tyron Smith in time to have him on the field for their first full practice of training camp.
The Dallas Cowboys have spent a first-round pick on an offensive lineman for the first time under Jerry Jones’ ownership, taking 20-year-old tackle Tyron Smith from the University of Southern California
The Cowboys have the ninth pick in the NFL draft Thursday night and appear to be eyeing an offensive tackle or a defensive end.