Cowboys owner Jerry Jones vows Dallas will find a better solution at left tackle if All-Pro Tyron Smith is unable to play again Sunday against Philadelphia.
They really have no choice.
Quarterback Dak Prescott was sacked eight times in last Sunday's 27-7 loss at Atlanta, with particular problems with Chaz Green filling in for Smith, who is dealing with a groin injury, at left tackle. Byron Bell eventually replaced Green in the fourth quarter. The Eagles boast a strong front seven.
"For starters, I'd like to hope that Tyron is back," Jones said Tuesday morning on his regular radio show on KRLD-FM (105.3 The Fan). "But I'll assure you that if Tyron is not back, personnel-wise, as well as technique-wise, we'll do better."
Jones said there's a better chance that Smith can play Sunday than injured linebacker Sean Lee. SportsDay is reporting that, according to sources, the Cowboys are preparing to face the next three games without Lee, who suffered another hamstring injury at Atlanta.
Cornerback Chidobe Awuzie (hamstring) is set to return this week, Jones said.