3 Most Likely Tyron Smith Free Agent Destinations

The Cowboys offensive tackle should have plenty of suitors in free agency.

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports
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The longest-tenured Cowboy on the roster, offensive tackle Tyron Smith has not had the most productive last couple of seasons due to injuries. The 33-year-old All-Pro offensive lineman has missed 23 games over the past three seasons, but he is not ready to hang up his cleats just yet. In fact, he wants to return to the Cowboys for another season.

When healthy, Smith is still one of the best offensive tackles in the NFL. However, those times have been far and between lately. Considering that the Dallas Cowboys could potentially be in a tight salary cap situation depending on what they decide to do with some of their key contributors this offseason, they might choose to let Smith walk.

In that scenario, Tyler Smith, who the Cowboys drafted with their first-round pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, would take his place.

Tyron Smith, likely about to receive his final contract, would likely get a one-year deal of around $8 million. If he can't agree on a deal with the Cowboys, will presumably go to a team that would give him an opportunity to win a Super Bowl, something he never had the chance to do in Dallas. Here are three teams that fit that bill for the eight-time Pro Bowler.

Cincinnati Bengals

The Bengals provide the perfect combination of a team that can win the Super Bowl in 2024 while also having the ability to pay Smith a lucrative deal in the offseason. Cincinnati has the fifth-most cap space this offseason according to Over the Cap and they have an immediate need at offensive tackle.

Jonah Williams was a major disappointment for the Bengals after he moved to right tackle this season. He allowed 31 sacks over the past three seasons and if the Bengals are aiming high, they need an upgrade at the position. Tyron Smith would certainly be that, providing excellent protection for Joe Burrow.