With no sacks, Tyrone Crawford still “mopping the floors.”
Tyrone Crawford leads the Dallas Cowboys with 15 quarterback pressures, but that doesn’t buy him a pass in the defensive line meetings.
Crawford has yet to convert one of those pressures into a sack and remains in search of his first sack in the NFL.
“The sack is still on my mind,” said Crawford, who now considers himself solely a defensive tackle rather than an end. “In the D-line room, I’m still a rookie until I get that sack.”
So he hears about it a little bit?
“That’s a little bit is an understatement,” Crawford said. “Everyday, every meeting, every minute, every play, every time 98 is on that screen.”
Crawford went on to say that defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli might give him the most grief and joked about a nickname Marinelli gave him -- “Cinderella.”
“She started off mopping floors, then got an opportunity and became a beautiful princess,” Crawford said. “So I’m still mopping floors until I get that sack.”
Crawford had 131/2 sacks in his final two collegiate seasons at Boise State and the Cowboys took him in the third round of the 2012 draft. But he missed his second season after tearing his Achilles in training camp and is still searching for that elusive sack.