Dez Bryant RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dez Bryant posts video working out with Odell Beckham, hinting at Giants deal?

    CBS Sports "There are no shortage of Dez Bryant rumors: ever since the Cowboys released the former first-round wide receiver, we've been inundated with potential landing spots. One of those spots is the Giants, what with Dez talking about wanting to play in the NFC East and get double-time revenge on the..." April 20

  • Giants GM expresses interest in Dez Bryant after releasing Brandon Marshall

    Sportsnaut "It just makes too much sense for the New York Giants. Following the release of wide receiver Brandon Marshall earlier in the day, general manager Dave Gettleman took to the media and seemingly indicated that the team is interested in free agent pass catcher Dez Bryant. We already know that..." April 19

  • Cowboys refute Dez Bryant’s “Garrett’s guys” comments

    Pro Football Talk "Jason Garrett, Jason Witten, Sean Lee, Dak Prescott and Travis Frederick all refuted Dez Bryant‘s “Garrett’s guys” comment, joining Stephen Jones in wondering what the receiver is talking about. “Friday was an emotional day for all of us,” Witten said, via Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning..." April 17

  • Rumor: Bills interested in signing Dez Bryant, but unlikely to happen

    Clutch Points "The Baltimore Ravens appear to have a strong interest in free-agent wide receiver Dez Bryant. However, they’re not the only team with eyes of the former Cowboy. According to Ian Rapoport (per Chris Wesseling of, the Buffalo Bills have also thrown their name into the Dez sweepstakes..." April 17

  • Michael Irvin says Dez Bryant's 'fighter' mentality was too much for Cowboys

    USA Today "Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irvin said that Dez Bryant was released by the Dallas Cowboys on Friday because he struggled to channel his "fighter" mentality once he felt that he did not fully connect with players loyal to coach Jason Garrett. Irvin told the NFL Network in an interview Monday..." April 17

  • Dez wants to play for the Giants

    Pro Football Talk "Immediately after Dez Bryant was released by the Cowboys, he said he would play them twice this year, indicating that he’d end up in Washington, Philadelphia or New York. Of those three teams, Bryant appears most interested in the Giants, according to Mike Fisher of 105.3 The Fan. “The..." April 17

  • Browns not expected to pursue Dez Bryant

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns, fresh off signing Jarvis Landry to a mega-deal, are not expected to pursue three-time Pro Bowl receiver Dez Bryant, who was cut by the Cowboys on Saturday, multiple sources tell The Browns signed their own three-time Pro Bowler, Landry, to a five-year extension on..." April 16

  • Report: Falcons not pursuing Dez Bryant

    247 Sports "Dez Bryant shook up the already active NFL offseason last week after the Dallas Cowboys elected to release the star wide receiver they originally drafted in the first round eight years ago. With that news, the speculation machine has turned out a number of rumors, both credible and incredible,..." April 16

  • The Ravens have interest in WR Dez, but is the feeling mutual?

    Baltimore Sun "Before the Ravens started their great wide receiver search of 2018, team officials reviewed all their pass-catching options. They looked at the pending unrestricted and restricted free-agent receiver classes, the wide receivers available in the NFL draft and the rumored salary-cap casualties at..." April 16

  • Dez Bryant hints that he will not sign with highest bidder

    Larry Brown Sports "Dez Bryant may not be the same player he was three or four years ago, but he should still receive some respectable contract offers as a potential No. 1 receiver who won’t turn 30 until November. However, it seems like it will take more than just money to sign Bryant. On Sunday, Bryant appeared..." April 15

  • Dez Bryant’s No. 1 factor in choosing a new team should be quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "If Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant has lost a step and/or other physical attributes after eight NFL seasons, it’s true that quarterback Dak Prescott had no role in the veteran’s release. If Bryant can still play like he used to, Prescott definitely had a hand in the divorce, because it was Prescott’s..." April 15

  • Prescott laments Bryant's release: 'Tough to see him go'

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has exchanged text messages with Dez Bryant since the wide receiver's release from the franchise on Friday. "It's sad news. That's a brother to me," Prescott said from a women's clinic he was hosting at Episcopal Parish School in Dallas. "Put the football..." April 15

  • Bryant says he would've taken pay cut if Cowboys asked

    CBS Sports "Remember back in December when Dez Bryant said he wouldn't accept a pay cut to remain with the Cowboys? Yeah, about that: It turns out, Bryant reconsidered his position. On Friday, Bryant told NFL Network's Jane Slater that he would've taken a pay cut if the Cowboys had asked. The only..." April 14

  • Jets should stay far away from newly-free Dez Bryant

    SNY TV "WR Dez Bryant was released by the Cowboys on Friday afternoon, with Bryant reportedly hinting afterwards that he might be staying in the NFC East. Bryant, 29, had a down year in 2017, with 69 receptions for 838 yards and six touchdowns in 16 games. "I let a lot of things get in the way..." April 13

  • No, Dez Bryant doesn't make sense for the Bears (and the Bears don't make sense for him)

    NBC Sports Chicago "The Bears need a wide receiver, and one of the biggest names in the league just became a free agent. But Dez Bryant isn’t a fit for the Bears, and the Bears aren’t a fit for Dez Bryant. Let’s start with the latter part of that: Why would Bryant want to come to Chicago? He already made it clear..." April 13

  • Cowboys' Dez Bryant: 'Garrett guys' aided in my release "Dez Bryant believes his rather abrupt release from the Dallas Cowboys on Friday was partly the culmination of players and coaches who wanted him off the team. Speaking in an exclusive interview with NFL Network's Jane Slater, Bryant blamed "Garrett guys" for spearheading the Cowboys' decision..." April 13

  • Todd Gurley Is Opening Campaigning For Dez Bryant To Sign With Rams

    Total Pro Sports "For the first time since he got into the league, Dez Bryant will be wearing the jersey of another team after the team decided to part ways with him on Friday. Dez is not likely to stay a free agent for long as many teams would love to have him on the roster as soon as possible. The Los Angeles..." April 13

  • Is the Giants' locker room big enough for Dez Bryant and Odell Beckham?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Cowboys' decision to cut dynamic wide receiver Dez Bryant on Friday opens the door for the Giants to build one of the NFL's top wide receiver duos by pairing him with Odell Beckham Jr. Beckham and Bryant have large egos, but they seem to like each other. If they could co-exist -- and..." April 13

  • Should Patriots Sign Dez Bryant With Ex-Cowboys Receiver Now Available?

    NESN "What are Dez Bryant’s chances of landing with the New England Patriots? In this reporter’s mind, not high. The Dallas Cowboys on Friday released Bryant, choosing to cut ties with the three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver rather than dedicate $16.5 million of their salary cap space to him. After..." April 13

  • Dez Bryant Not On Redskins’ Radar Right Now

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Mike Jones of USA Today, the Redskins do not have free agent WR Dez Bryant on their radar right now, despite speculation that Washington could be a landing spot for him. According to Mickey Spagnola, Bryant said while walking out of the team’s facility that he’ll see the Cowboys..." April 13

  • NFL Rumors: Dez tells Cowboys ‘see you twice this year’ after being released

    Clutch Points "Following months of speculation, the Dallas Cowboys have reportedly decided to part ways with former Pro Bowl wide receiver Dez Bryant after eight seasons. Depending on when the team officially chooses to release him, it will put Bryant on the open market for the first time in his NFL..." April 13

  • Report: Dez Bryant was not asked to take pay cut before release

    Larry Brown Sports "Dez Bryant is out the door in Dallas, and there was reportedly nothing he could have done to keep his job. Numerous reports confirmed that the Cowboys would release Bryant on Friday. Despite speculation about a possible pay cut, Ben Rogers of 105.3 The Fan reported that Bryant was never even..." April 13

  • Cowboys expected to release Dez Bryant

    ESPN "Barring an unexpected last-minute change of heart, the Dallas Cowboys are expected to release wide receiver Dez Bryant on Friday, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter and Todd Archer. Said another source to ESPN's Chris Mortensen: "I think we are moving on." Bryant arrived at The Star -- the..." April 13

  • Bryant accuses media of trying 'to destroy' him, insists he's 'unbothered'

    Bleacher Report "Dez Bryant's frosty relationship with the media took another interesting turn Thursday when the Dallas Cowboys wide receiver reportedly blew up on reporters in the team's locker room. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram posted video from an interview with tight end Jason Witten in which Bryant can be..." April 12

  • Report: Dez Expected to Return to Dallas for 2018 Season

    12 Up "It only took months, but we finally found out what is going to happen with Dez Bryant in Dallas. There's no denying that Bryant brings talent to the field. It's a question of whether or not this team wants to overpay for his mediocre stats as of late. We all know the ball is in Jerry Jones'..." April 12

  • Cowboys could release Dez Bryant following meeting with Jerry Jones

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is expected to meet with team owner Jerry Jones later this week to discuss his future with the franchise, and it sounds like a legitimate possibility that the two sides could go their separate ways. Josh Clark of 105.3 The Fan reports that Jones and..." April 11

  • Cowboys, Dez Bryant To Meet

    Pro Football Rumors "Finally, the Cowboys’ saga with Dez Bryant could be coming to a close. The two parties are set to meet on Friday, a source tells 105.3 The Fan. Ian Rapoport of (on Twitter) has confirmed the news. Bryant is slated to earn a base salary of $12.5MM this season, which is more than they are..." April 11

  • Cowboys' decision on Bryant could come before off-season program begins April 16

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett has not talked to wide receiver Dez Bryant. He says he doesn’t know whether owner Jerry Jones has talked to him yet either. So there is still no resolution to Bryant’s status, though something could be resolved soon, considering the team starts the..." April 09

  • Cowboys' Decision on Dez Bryant Could Be Coming Soon

    12 Up "No decision looms larger for Jerry Jones and the Cowboys than that of Dez Bryant's future. The veteran receiver is set to carry a cap hit of $16.5 million in 2018, a number that hasn't matched his production in recent years. After refusing to take a pay cut coupled with a minimal amount of..." April 09

  • Report: Cowboys’ coaches think Dez Bryant is slipping physically

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is 29 years old, and may already be past his prime. That’s the word from Albert Breer of, who reports that the Cowboys’ coaches began to see Bryant slip physically in 2015 and now think he just isn’t the same player he was when the Cowboys signed him to a..." April 06

  • Cowboys Staffer: After Last Year Dez Bryant 'Does Very Few Things Really Well'

    Bleacher Report "Suffice it to say not everyone in the Dallas Cowboys' coaching staff is sold on Dez Bryant as an elite receiver. “Based on last year, he does very few things really well," a Cowboys staff member told Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated. Bryant, 29, will apparently be on the Cowboys' roster..." April 05

  • There are a lot of historical factors in deciding Dez Bryant's value in Dallas

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Will he stay or will he go? That seems to be the first and last question fans are asking when it comes to Dez Bryant’s future with the Dallas Cowboys. Under the two remaining years on his current contract, the talented wide receiver will carry a cap hit of $16.5 million for the 2018 season..." April 02

  • No “timeline” for Dez Bryant "The fans are starting to get impatient. The media even seems that way as well. But the Cowboys apparently are not impatient at all regarding the Dez Bryant situation that keeps being the center of attention. It happened last week during the owners meetings in Orlando and once again dominated..." March 30

  • NFL Rumors: Cowboys Will Cut Dez Bryant After the NFL Draft

    12 Up "It appears this saga might finally come to an end. Ever since the moment the season ended, Dez Bryant's time in Dallas looked like it was coming to an end. What was already a murky future became even more muddled when the Cowboys signed Bryant's possible replacement, Allen Hurns. The..." March 29

  • Cowboys hoping to rework Dez Bryant's contract?

    Pro Football Rumors "The saga of Dez Bryant‘s contract could be coming to an end soon. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones indicated that he hopes to hammer out a revised deal with the wide receiver by the end of the next, if not this week, Clarence Hill of the Star Telegram writes. “I think that these two guys that we..." March 28

  • Jerry Jones expects to meet with Dez Bryant soon

    Pro Football Talk "The meeting is coming. Jerry Jones expects to meet with Dez Bryant in the next week, the Cowboys owner confirmed Tuesday at the NFL owners meetings. The Cowboys are expected to ask the receiver to reduce his salary number from $12.5 million for 2018 as well as his cap number of $16.5..." March 27

  • Stephen Jones: 'It's not time to talk about Dez Bryant' but conversation will be had

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Vice president Stephen Jones said the Dallas Cowboys didn’t sign wide receivers Allen Hurns and Deonte Thompson to push Dez Bryant out. He said additions have no impact on Bryant’s status and the ongoing saga regarding his contract. Jones, however, declined to discuss where they are with the..." March 26

  • Dez Bryant: Talk of release is ‘personal’

    Sportsnaut "There’s been quite a bit of chatter this offseason that the Dallas Cowboys could release star wide receiver Dez Bryant, who is set to count $16.5 million against the cap in 2018. Of course, executive vice president Stephen Jones has sparked much of that talk with his comments about Bryant’s..." March 25

  • Cowboys Dez Bryant could be done in Dallas after recent moves

    Clutch Points "Much of the talk surrounding the Dallas Cowboys this offseason has centered around star wide receiver Dez Bryant’s long-term future with the organization. This has remained a situation hovering around with the team aiming to get Bryant to agree to a pay cut. However, this has been met by plenty..." March 23

  • Dez Bryant utilizing special coach to improve route-running skills

    Sportsnaut "Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant — whose career in Dallas is in limbo — is making some strides towards bettering his physical condition and on-field performance. Bryant is reportedly going to train with personal wide receivers coach David Robinson, who specializes in route-running, according to..." March 21

  • Cowboys bide their time with Dez Bryant

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys tried to sign receivers Sammy Watkins and Allen Robinson. If they’d secured either guy, Dez Bryant may have seen his time in Dallas come to an end. As it stands, the Cowboys haven’t added a No. 1 receiver, which has kept Dez Bryant on the roster. The question becomes whether the..." March 16

  • Jerry Jones & Dez Bryant Have Met, But Cowboys Haven’t Asked Him To Take Pay

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Ian Rapoport and Janes Slater of the NFL Network, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and WR Dez Bryant had their much-anticipated meeting prior to the start of the 2018 league year. However, the Cowboys reportedly have not reached out to his agent Kim Miale about a potential restructured..." March 13

  • Michael Irvin passionately defends Bryant amid rumors of release

    Sports Day "Former Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin joined Mark Elfenbein and and Nate Newton on KESN-FM 103.3 FM ESPN recently to discuss Dez Bryant. Here are some highlights. On the criticism of Dez Bryant: "I warned you people here in Dallas to stop this [expletive] right now. I'm sorry, I'm sorry I..." March 04

  • Jones says he expects Bryant to be with the Cowboys

    CBS Sports "One of the more explosive rumors of the 2018 NFL offseason has the Dallas Cowboys moving on from wide receiver Dez Bryant. Dez is set to count against the Boys' books for $16.5 million in 2018, but his production has not aligned with that figure for a few years now. Dallas can save $8.5 million by..." March 03

  • Report: NFL teams feel Dez Bryant no longer a top WR

    Sportsnaut "After signing a hefty contract extension in 2015, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant hasn’t exactly performed up to expectations. The Cowboys have already hinted he could be on his way out of Dallas, and a new report tells us other NFL teams no longer consider him an elite receiver. Mike..." February 28

  • Have the Cowboys Had Enough of Dez?

    Bleacher Report "Dez Bryant's future in Dallas is anything but clear, the Rams make a heist in broad daylight, and Tom Brady's combine troubles. All that and more in this week's 10-Point Stance. 1. Is Dez done? There are few teams in the NFL, if any, that believe Dez Bryant is still a major force at..." February 28

  • Cowboys WR Dez Bryant recommends not playing through injury

    Clutch Points "There are very few players in the NFL as polarizing as Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant. As controversial as he may be, there is no doubting Bryant’s toughness. The star wideout has played through his fair share of injuries throughout his eight-year career. However, Bryant advises..." February 26

  • Despite lack of contract talks, Dez Bryant says playing elsewhere 'wouldn't be right'

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has yet to have talks with his agent or the organization about possibly having to take a pay cut to remain with the team in 2018. When asked on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas on Friday, Bryant was asked if he would be willing to take a cut in pay to remain with..." February 25

  • Dez Bryant's advice to younger players: Don't play injured like I did

    CBS Sports "There was a time when Dallas Cowboys wideout Dez Bryant was considered arguably the best receiver in football. From 2012 through 2014, Bryant averaged 91 receptions for 1,312 yards and 14 touchdowns a year. During that three-season span, Bryant ranked sixth in the NFL in catches, fifth in..." February 25

  • Dez Bryant promises to 'shut a lot of people up' in 2018 "As free agency approaches and the Dallas Cowboys prepare to make "tough" decisions, questions surrounding the fate of Dez Bryant abound. Will the Cowboys cut the declining wide receiver? Could Bryant take a pay cut? Can Dez ever return to his All-Pro form? Finally, on Friday, it was Bryant's..." February 24