Dez Bryant RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dez Bryant becomes the veteran "Jason Garrett was asked about the Cowboys' desire to obtain a veteran wide receiver this offseason. The head coach was quick to point out the team already has one: No. 88. "We consider Dez Bryant a veteran receiver," Garrett said. "He's played a lot of games for us and played at a very..." March 31

  • Cowboys, Dez Bryant talking contract extension

    Fansided "The Dallas Cowboys front office spent the last few weeks cleaning up a contractual mess that forced the team to rework some of their current contracts to get themselves under the cap. All of that work delayed a potential extension with wide receiver Dez Bryant, but according to owner Jerry..." March 25

  • Dez Bryant wants to stay with Dallas Cowboys for career "Dez Bryant tells TMZ Sports ... he would NEVER consider playing for another team in the NFC East -- because he wants to spend the rest of his NFL career on the Dallas Cowboys!!! The wide receiver was ballin' it up at the Gridiron Celebrity Hoops charity event in Harlem yesterday when we told us..." February 02

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    Bryan Broaddus @BryanBroaddus

    @Watter307: Any rumors on whether Dez will require off season back surgery with the recurring problem?” He will see Dr at end of season

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    Dez Bryant said there's "no doubt" he'll play Sunday. Hurt his back vs Wash on smoke route but is ok now.

  • Dez Bryant tweaks back in Wednesday’s practice

    Fansided "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has one of the most discussed backs in the NFL thanks to an injury that could force him to miss the remainder of the season. Unfortunately for the Cowboys, Romo’s back may not be the only one they need to worry about. During Wednesday’s practice session,..." December 26

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    Tom Orsborn @tom_orsborn

    The Cowboys practice reports lists Dez Bryant as limited with a sure back.

  • Dez sorry, left early to hide tears "There was only one man in the Dallas Cowboys' locker room late Monday afternoon: Dez Bryant. The Cowboys wide receiver offered a third apology to reporters for his actions after leaving the field with 1:21 to play in the fourth quarter of a 37-36 loss to the Green Bay Packers. Bryant..." December 17

  • Bryant on early exit: ‘I was wrong’

    San Antonio Express-News "Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant said Monday he regrets heading to the locker room with 1:21 left in Sunday’s 37-36 loss to Green Bay. Bryant made his early exit after an interception thrown by Tony Romo allowed the Packers to run out the clock. He said the reason he left the field was that he..." December 16

  • Cowboys WR Dez Bryant: My ball security has been fine

    Dallas Morning News "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday morning that Dez Bryant needs to do a better job of protecting the football. Later in the day, Bryant said his fourth-quarter fumble was more about the weather than his individual technique. “I think my ball security, in my honest opinion has..." November 27

  • Dez Bryant 'doesn't like to be touched,' so Giants plan to get physical

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants have a plan to slow Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant. It involves getting in his face and being as physical as possible at the line of scrimmage. They believe the best way to slow one of the league's top receivers is to stymie him before he gets going. Bryant doesn't like the..." November 21

  • Dez Bryant buys PS4s for shoppers "Christmas came early for several shoppers at a Dallas Wal-Mart, with Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant playing the role of Santa Claus. Bryant showed up to purchase a Sony PlayStation 4 on the night of the new video game system's launch, and decided on a whim to buy one for several other..." November 15

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    Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

    Jerry Jones on KRLD-FM about Dez Bryant: "We need to get him the ball more." Added that will be focus for coaches during bye week.

  • Jason Garrett says Saints took away Dez Bryant with double coverage

    Fansided "The Dallas Cowboys suffered an embarrassing loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. It was another game, like the Detroit Lions match up, where their best played Dez Bryant struggled to get into the game. “I just do as asked. That’s what I do. I can’t answer that,” Bryant said. Bryant..." November 11

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Dez Bryant vows to play vs Saints and took an Epidural injection earlier in week for back pain, sources tell me. Great practice after that.

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    Cowboys not concerned about Dez Bryant's back. It's been tight but he's getting stretched out and has looked fine the last 2 days.

  • Cowboys WR Dez Bryant refused to be hazed as a rookie "Hazing, bullying, rookie initiations or whatever other name you give it is nothing new. Not in football or most other sports. What is new, at least in the NFL, is that the alleged bullying by Dolphins guard Richie Incognito of teammate Jonathan Martin was enough to cause Martin to leave the..." November 08

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    Clarence Hill @clarencehilljr

    Practice report: Dez Bryant returns to practice

  • How concerning is Dez Bryant's back?

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant did not practice on Wednesday. His back was tight. In the locker room after practice, Bryant said there was no doubt that he would play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. The rest of the organization has that feeling, too. The day off was just a..." November 07

  • Cowboys WR Bryant may have disc problem in back

    Fox Sports Southwest "Dallas wide receiver Dez Bryant participated on a limited basis in practice on Thursday while continuing to vow to play Sunday night in New Orleans. But sources close to the Cowboys standout tell FOX Sports Southwest that there are concerns he is suffering from a bulging or herniated disc in his..." November 07

  • Dez Bryant returns to practice "Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said he did not believe Dez Bryant's sore back is a long-term issue, and the wide receiver was back on the practice field Thursday after missing Wednesday's session. Bryant was running routes in the portion of practice open to the media. How much he..." November 07

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    No Dez Bryant at practice today.

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    Clarence Hill @clarencehilljr

    Dez Bryant missed practice wed with a tight back but was very definitive about playing Sunday. "You damn right"

  • Tony Romo backs Dez Bryant "With audio now available to back up Dez Bryant's claim that he was saying only positive things when he was seen shouting at Tony Romo in a sideline rant last weekend, the Dallas quarterback was ready to offer a passionate defense of his top receiver. Romo took care of it without the arm-waving..." November 01

  • Audio release of Dez Bryant sideline rant sounds 'positive' after all "One of the more dominant storylines from Sunday was what appeared to be Dez Bryant ranting and raving on the Cowboys sideline after not getting the ball on one of Dallas possessions. His behavior inspired plenty of criticism and it appears that criticism was largely misguided. In footage..." October 29

  • Dez Bryant defends sideline rants

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant described his passion as "all positive" after a pair of sideline confrontations with teammates during Sunday's 31-30 loss to the Detroit Lions. Bryant yelled at quarterback Tony Romo after a third-down incompletion to Dwayne Harris late in the third..." October 28

  • Rant overshadows Dez Bryant’s play for Cowboys

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dez Bryant is not going to apologize for his antics on the sideline. He’s a passionate and emotional player who is driven to win. Something, he said, that has been going on since he first stepped on a football field. So, yes, he’s going to get into animated and sometimes heated conversations..." October 28

  • Dez Bryant: In order to win, you’ve got to be passionate

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dez Bryant is not going to apologize for his antics on the sidelines. He’s a passionate and emotional player who is driven to win. Something, he said, that has been going on since he first stepped on a football field. So, yes, he’s going to get into animated and sometimes heated conversations...." October 28

  • Dez Bryant flips out on the Cowboys’ sideline

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys took a 13-7 lead over the Lions late in the third quarter, but Dallas receiver Dez Bryant was not happy. Bryant flipped out on the sideline, screaming at quarterback Tony Romo as well as receivers coach Derek Dooley and anyone else who crossed his path. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett..." October 27

  • Dez Bryant recalls how 'serious' injury made him feel

    Fox Sports Southwest "Dez Bryant needed a wheelchair to exit FedEx Field the last time the Dallas Cowboys faced Washington. Bryant who injured his back during that 28-18 Week 17 loss in December said Wednesday that he didn't know at the time if he had suffered a long-term injury. "I didn't know how it was going..." October 11

  • DeAngelo Hall ready to ‘rise to the occasion’ vs. Dez Bryant

    Washington Post "No one needs to tell DeAngelo Hall how large a task awaits him this Sunday as the Redskins resume play following their bye. The cornerback already knows that in all likelihood he will frequently find himself matched up with explosive Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant. Having faced Tony..." October 09

  • Cowboys' Dez Bryant fined for throat-slash gesture

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was fined $7875 for a throat-slash penalty following his touchdown catch in last Sunday's 31-7 win against the St. Louis Rams a source told Bryant apologized Monday for his unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after his customary "X" signal when he..." September 25

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    Matt Mosley @mattmosley

    I'm told Dez Bryant (back) will return to practice today and take most of the reps with the first team. He should be good to go Sunday.

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    Brandon George @DMN_George

    Cowboys WR Dez Bryant not practicing today with sore back. DE Anthony Spencer was on a stationary bike in the weight room.

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    Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

    Dez Bryant was listed as a full participant Wednesday but Jason Garrett said he took fewer reps than usual. Being careful w/ foot.

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    Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

    Tony Romo Dez Bryant and Morris Claiborne are all dressed out and participating in early part of practice. 88 likely to be limited.

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    At this point Cowboys expecting Tony Romo Dez Bryant and Month Claiborne will all start against Chiefs at Arrowhead. All hurt Week 1

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    WR Dez Bryant MRI indicates mild foot sprain. Cowboys expect him to play vs KC but unsure how much he will practice this week with injury

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    Dez Bryant has sprained left foot. X-rays were negative.

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    Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

    Dez Bryant is going to get an MRI on his sprained left foot. He's in flip flops not a walking boot. "It hurts a little" he said.

  • Dez Flattered But Thinks Romo Has Shot At MVP

    CBSDFW "Dez Bryant isn’t yet Michael Irvin’s equal as a decorated Dallas Cowboys receiver. But in terms of understanding how the NFL’s Most Valuable Player award is earned give Dez the edge over “The Playmaker.” The Hall-of-Famer Irvin – unabashedly biased toward Bryant and the Cowboys – is predicting..." September 05

  • Dez Bryant welcomes lofty expectations

    Fox Sports Southwest "Dez Bryant continued to add to his impressive preseason statistics Saturday night at AT&T Stadium. The fourth-year wide receiver caught six passes for 54 yards and a touchdown in the first half of a 24-18 Dallas Cowboys victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. In the last three preseason games..." August 25

  • Dez Bryant on no Manziel suspension: 'Hell yeah, I'll be mad' "If anyone knows about being suspended by the NCAA for something reasonably stupid it's Cowboys wideout Dez Bryant. Bryant was suspended after lying to the NCAA about working out with and visiting Deion Sanders. And Bryant says he'd be "mad" if the NCAA ends up not suspending Johnny Manziel --..." August 14

  • Cris Carter: Dallas Cowboys’ Dez Bryant ‘may have the highest ceiling’ of all NFL wide receivers

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Cris Carter one of the newest members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame caught 1101 passes for 13899 yards and 130 touchdowns during his 16 seasons in the NFL. He obviously knows a little about the wide receiver position. The former Eagle Viking and Dolphin is currently an NFL analyst for ESPN...." August 06

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    Looks like Dez Bryant will practice today. He missed Saturdays session with sore hip.

  • Taking on a leadership role, Dez Bryant says: ‘There’s no backwards for me’

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dez Bryant attributes his breakout second-half last season to being comfortable on and off the field. Bryant totaled 10 touchdowns and 879 receiving yards during the final eight games of the season. That included two games of 145 yards receiving and another at 224 yards. The 24-year-old..." July 24

  • Bryant displeased to be included in Hernandez discussions

    Fox Sports Southwest "Dez Bryant isn't happy that people are talking about his background. But he should be. Bryant's unpleasant upbringing came up recently in a radio interview regarding former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who was charged with murder. The discussion was about whether NFL teams..." July 02

  • Cowboys’ Dez Bryant says Bill Callahan has brought different ‘intensity’ to practice, but offense still the same

    Dallas Morning News "After an off-season full of uncertainty surrounding the Cowboys’ play caller, Jason Garrett finally acknowledged earlier this month that he’d be passing the duties on the Bill Callahan next season. The move will ostensibly free Garrett up to focus more on the team as a whole while also giving..." June 17

  • Bryant tells Jordan Brand "let me show you I'm worthy" by working for free the 1st yr of deal

    Dallas Morning News "Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is so confident in his abilities to not only adhere to Jordan's advice of staying out of trouble but also continuing to develop as one of the league top game breakers that he will not get paid the first year of his three-year endorsement deal with Jordan Brand at his..." June 02

  • Bryant Finds Himself, Gets Comfortable In A Quiet Offseason "Whether it’s on the field or off, at home or in the spotlight, he’s finally content. It’s not difficult to see he’s grown as a person and a player, and he knows that. “I’d say I found myself,” Bryant said. “I’m comfortable with my life and I’m enjoying being in the NFL. Wish it could have been..." May 26