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Coach Jon Gruden said Brown participated in the team’s first practice session back at team headquarters Tuesday, two days after being given an ultimatum by general manager Mike Mayock to be ”all in or all out” after missing time fighting with the league and the union over his helmet.
Brown was not wearing a helmet during the open portion of practice and spent some of the time during stretch in the nearby weight room. But he walked off the field after practice holding his new helmet and Gruden says he’s running well after also missing time with frostbitten feet.
Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a $64 million, five-year contract extension with young linebacker Jaylon Smith while the holdout by Pro Bowl running back Ezekiel Elliott nears a month since the team reported to training camp.” data-reactid=”15″>FRISCO, Texas (AP) – The Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a $64 million, five-year contract extension with young linebacker Jaylon Smith while the holdout by Pro Bowl running back Ezekiel Elliott nears a month since the team reported to training camp.
The 24-year-old Smith’s contract, which includes $35.5 million in guaranteed money, was announced Tuesday. Smith said the new deal was ”about being a Dallas Cowboy for life.’
A second-round draft pick by the Cowboys in 2016, Smith didn’t make his NFL debut until 2017 after recovering from a left knee injury suffered in his final game at Notre Dame, where he was an All-American in 2015.
Smith started all 16 games for the Cowboys last season, when he was second on the team in tackles (150) and tackles for loss (five). He played in all 16 games, with six starts, when he made his NFL debut in 2017. He was going into the final season of his rookie contract.
Trevor Lawrence headlines The Associated Press preseason All-America team presented by Regions Bank .” data-reactid=”20″>Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence headlines The Associated Press preseason All-America team presented by Regions Bank .
He has two teammates from the top-ranked Tigers with him on the first team.
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