PRO: The Dallas Cowboys added a veteran swing tackle with experience when they signed Ty Nsekhe during 2021 free agency. Nsekhe, who had a long path to the NFL, spent the previous two seasons in Buffalo, playing in 25 games with one start. He has also seen NFL action with Washington (2015-18) and St. Louis (2012-13) with short offseason stops with Indianapolis (2012) and New Orleans (2014). Nsekhe's pro football career began in 2009 in af2 with stops in the AFL in 2010, 2011 and 2015. He was also a part of the CFL's Montreal Alouettes practice squad in 2015.
3/22/21: Signed with Dallas as an unrestricted free agent through 2021.
3/13/19: Signed with Buffalo as an unrestricted free agent through 2020.
3/14/18: Signed with Washington as a restricted free agent through 2018.
3/20/17: Signed with Washington as an exclusive rights free agent through 2017.
2/10/15: Signed with Washington, released (5/4) and re-signed with Washington (5/11).
1/6/14: Signed with New Orleans as a Future and waived (9/9).
9/3/13: Waived by St. Louis.
12/31/12: Signed with St. Louis as a Future and waived (9/3).
9/2/12: Claimed off waivers by St. Louis, released (9/27) and signed to St. Louis' practice squad (9/30).
8/1/12: Signed with Indianapolis as a rookie free agent and waived (9/1).
Played in 15 games for Buffalo, seeing a majority of his action on special teams.
Signed a two-year contract with Buffalo as an unrestricted free agent and started one of the 10 games he played for the Bills.
Made his Buffalo debut in the opener at the N.Y. Jets (9/8) and made his lone start of the season, playing right tackle against Washington (11/3).
Missed five games with an ankle injury suffered midway through the third quarter at Miami (11/17), but returned to play as a reserve in the finale against the N.Y. Jets (12/29).
Again signed a one-year contract with Washington and went on to start five of the 14 games he played.
Started at left tackle for three consecutive games - against Atlanta (11/4), at Tampa Bay (11/11) and at Houston (11/18).
Started at left guard in back-to-back games against the N.Y. Giants (12/9) and at Jacksonville (12/16).
After re-signing with Washington, started five of the 11 games he played, including starts at left tackle - against the N.Y. Giants (11/23), Arizona (12/17) and Denver (12/24) - and left guard - at Dallas (11/30), transitioning to right tackle in the Cowboys game due to injuries on the line.
Returned to Washington to play in all 16 games for the first time in his career, starting four contests.
Started at left tackle in games against Minnesota (11/13) and Green Bay (11/20), before sliding to right tackle in a start at Dallas (11/24).
Started his fourth game of the season, opening at left tackle at Arizona (12/4).
Signed with Washington on Feb. 10 but waived on May 4 and assigned to the Los Angeles KISS of the AFL on May 6.
Re-signed with Washington on May 11 and played in a career-high 13 regular season games with two starts, while also seeing time in one postseason contest.
Made his Washington debut against Miami (9/13) before earning his first NFL start, opening at left tackle in place of an injured Trent Williams, at the N.Y. Jets (10/18).
Made his postseason debut on special teams in a Wild Card Game against Green Bay (1/10/16).
2014 (New Orleans/CFL):
Signed with New Orleans as a Future but was waived/injured at the end of training camp.
Landed on the practice squad of the CFL's Montreal Alouettes (Oct. 4).
2013 (St. Louis):
Signed with the Rams as a Future, spent the offseason with the team but was waived/injured prior to the start of the season.
2012 (AFL/Indianapolis/St. Louis):
Signed with the San Antonio Talons of the AFL on April 26 and had one tackle and five catches for 32 yards in 11 games.
Signed with Indianapolis as a rookie free agent on Aug.1, but waived Sept. 1 and claimed by St. Louis Sept. 2.
Played in two games for the Rams, making his NFL debut against Washington (9/16) and was released on Sept. 27.
Signed to the Rams practice squad Sept. 30 where he spent the remainder of the season.
Made his pro football debut in 2009 with the Corpus Christi Sharks of af2 in 2009 before playing in one game for the AFL's Dallas Vigilantes in 2010, adding a tackle.
Played in eight games for the Philadelphia Soul of the AFL in 2011 and caught eight passes for 91 yards and three touchdowns while logging four tackles.
Played collegiately at Texas State and Tarleton State from 2003-06.
Earned first-team all-area honors in 2002 and 2003 at Bowie High School in Arlington, Texas.
Has a son, Tylin.
Earned his degree in business management from Tarleton.
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