• Cowboys LT Tyron Smith ‘emotionally torn apart’ by family members demanding money from him

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Nov 2, 2012
    Those close to budding Dallas Cowboys star Tyron Smith describe the left tackle as emotionally torn apart over a series of events pitting his family against him over money. Family members have been pressuring Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Tyron Smith for money, sources told ESPNDallas.com. Dallas Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith has been through a lot in his season-and-a-half in the National Football League. According to sources, family members have continued to ask Smith for money even after he gave them a large sum after he was picked ninth overall in the 2011 NFL draft and signed to a four-year, $12.5 million contract by the Cowboys. This is the latest in a string of incidents involving members of Smith’s family, which led Smith to take out a protective order against his mother and stepfather that forbids them from having any contact with him. We've talked a lot on here about the difficulty of assessing players' on-field performance without really understanding what's going on in their non-football lives.
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      Source: yahoo.com
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      Source: ESPN.com
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      Source: ESPN.com
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