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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith busy in loss    Thu Nov 28, 09:26 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith finished with 14 tackles, including six solo stops, in a 26-15 loss to the Buffalo Bills in Week 13.

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  Cowboys | Thirteen tackles for Jaylon Smith    Mon Nov 11, 02:44 AM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith recorded 13 tackles, including seven solo, in Week 10 against the Minnesota Vikings.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith fills up stat sheet    Mon Sep 30, 01:01 AM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith registered nine tackles (seven solo), two tackles for loss and a sack against the New Orleans Saints in Week 4.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith totals 10 stops in win    Sun Sep 22, 06:52 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith posted a total of 10 tackles in Week 3 against the Miami Dolphins.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith staying put in Dallas    Tue Aug 20, 03:47 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith agreed to terms on an undisclosed 'long-term' contract extension with the team Tuesday, Aug. 20.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith extension talks begin    Sat May 18, 11:46 AM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith has begun talks with the team on a contract extension, according to sources.

Footballguys view: A second-round pick in the 2016 NFL draft, Smith is in the final year of his rookie contract. The Cowboys have a lot of big contract to look at with guys like QB Dak Prescott and WR Amari Cooper coming up. Smith won't get a huge contract and may have to take a team-friendly deal.

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  Cowboys | Sean Lee on his way out?    Thu Feb 14, 04:24 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Sean Lee is considered a strong candidate to be cut this offseason, in the opinion of NFL.com's Gregg Rosenthal.

Footballguys view: Lee's extensive injury history, $10 million cap hit and the presence of fellow LBs Leighton Vander Esch and Jaylon Smith don't bode well for a possible return.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith records touchdown in win    Sun Dec 23, 08:19 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith posted 10 total tackles with two passes defensed and a 69-yard fumble return for a touchdown in the Week 16 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith piles up stops    Sun Dec 16, 08:25 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith finished with 11 tackles, all solo stops, in a 23-0 loss to the Indianapolis Colts in Week 15.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith fined    Sat Dec 8, 08:51 AM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith was fined $26,739 by the National Football League for a helmet-to-helmet hit on New Orleans Saints RB Alvin Kamara in Week 13, although he was not penalized on the play, according to a source. Smith plans to appeal the fine.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith makes six stops    Thu Nov 22, 09:21 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith recorded six solo tackles and a sack in Week 12's win over the Washington Redskins.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith registers nine tackles    Mon Nov 5, 11:35 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith was in on nine total tackles in the Week 9 loss against the Tennessee Titans on Monday, Nov. 5.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith all over the field    Mon Oct 8, 02:04 AM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith registered 12 tackles, including six solo and three for loss, a sack and a pass defensed in Week 5 against the Houston Texans.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith with busy week    Mon Sep 17, 08:20 AM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith had 10 tackles, seven solo, in Week 2 against the New York Giants Sunday, Sept. 16.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith moving better    Thu Jul 26, 03:43 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith (knee) is moving better at training camp, according to head coach Jason Garrett. Smith stopped wearing his knee brace earlier this offseason.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith falling out of favor?    Thu May 17, 10:26 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith will likely become a part-time player on the strong side in 2018 after LB Leighton Vander Esch was selected in the 2018 NFL Draft, according to Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith no longer wearing brace    Sun May 13, 11:28 AM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith is no longer wearing a brace on his left ankle and foot due to drop foot. He said he hasn't worn it since resuming workouts in February.

Footballguys view: Two years removed from his major knee injury, Smith is poised to do more for the Cowboys in 2018. He started only six games in 2017 but appeared in every regular season contest. We'll see if without the brace Smith begins to look like the player he once was in college at Notre Dame.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith feeling better    Tue Apr 10, 07:51 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith (knee) feels substantially better two years removed from a severe knee injury that even caused nerve damage.

Footballguys view: 'I'm prepared and I'm ready to tackle even more this year,' Smith said. 'It's going to be a great year.' Smith expects to remain at middle linebacker, but he could shift to strongside linebacker.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith may be three-down back    Sat Mar 3, 05:22 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith is expected to be a three-down linebacker for the Cowboys next season, according to owner/general manager Jerry Jones.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith sees heavy action    Mon Sep 11, 10:37 AM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith played 36 of 53 defensive snaps in Week 1.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith expected to start    Fri Sep 8, 09:25 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith is expected to start against the New York Giants in Week 1, and LB Sean Lee said he is 'extremely comfortable' having Smith in the starting lineup.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith eyeing increased role    Tue Aug 29, 12:44 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith is expected to receive more snaps 'right off the bat' and the team will take an 'accelerated approach' with him in the wake of Anthony Hitchens' knee injury, according to team owner/general manager Jerry Jones.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith will play again    Thu Aug 24, 11:37 AM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith (knee) will play at least 12 snaps in the third preseason game Saturday, Aug. 26.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith ready to make NFL debut    Tue Aug 15, 10:46 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith (knee), who missed all of his rookie season while recovering from a knee injury, will play Saturday, Aug. 19, versus the Indianapolis Colts.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith expected to sit again    Sat Aug 12, 03:43 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith (knee) is not expected to play in the preseason game against the Los Angeles Rams Saturday, Aug. 12, but is expected to play in the third preseason game.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith will play in preseason    Tue Aug 8, 04:18 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith (knee) will play this preseason, according to head coach Jason Garrett, but no decision has been made as to whether or not he will play this week.

Footballguys view: It will be good to see Smith back on the football field. He was likely to be a top-5 pick in the 2016 NFL draft before a devastating knee injury in Notre Dame's bowl game. Smith fell to the Cowboys as a project player in the second round of the draft last year. He missed his entire rookie season due to this injury but is now set to return to the field.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith's status uncertain vs. LAR    Mon Aug 7, 09:44 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith (knee) is healthy enough to play in the preseason game against the Los Angeles Rams Saturday, Aug. 12, but team will not decide on his status until later in the week.

Footballguys view: However you slice, Smith's rehab from a devastating knee injury is going well. The amount he can contribute this year is still up in the air, and he hasn't gotten through the rigors of a regular season game yet, but the Cowboys have to be thrilled with his progress. He's a solid IDP sleeper for later in your drafts.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith not expected to play    Thu Aug 3, 07:38 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith (knee) is not expected to play in the preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals Thursday, Aug. 3, even though he is in uniform during pregame warmups, according to a source.

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  Cowboys | Jaylon Smith unlikely to play Thursday    Tue Aug 1, 04:18 PM

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith (knee) is not expected to play Thursday, Aug. 3, against the Arizona Cardinals, according to owner Jerry Jones.

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