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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:47:00 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant met with owner/general manager Jerry Jones Tuesday, Aug. 26, to discuss his contract situation, according to sources. The two sides have talked about a contract extension for months but no deal has been reached at this point. The biggest obstacle in the talks appears to be the guaranteed money included in the deal.
Fantasy Tip: It would be nice if the two sides reached an agreement before the start of the season, but it should not be a distraction if no deal is reached. Bryant is entering the season as one of the top wide receivers in fantasy football.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:18:42 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant could have a new contract before the team's preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 28, sources in Dallas told NFL Media columnist Michael Silver.
Fantasy Tip: It looks like the Cowboys want their star receiver locked up before the season begins. Bryant is one of the best receivers in the NFL and in fantasy leagues, and an argument can be made that he should be the first receiver drafted. He has caught more touchdowns the past two years than any other player, and Dallas' suspect defense should ensure that the Cowboys will be throwing the ball a lot this year.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:08:52 -0700
Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant's contract talks have reportedly intensified. Bryant is currently scheduled to make $1.78 million this year -- the final year of his rookie contract.
Fantasy Tip: It's becoming clearer the team is ready to commit to Bryant. When healthy, he is a top-tier talent and worthy of No. 1 consideration among receivers in fantasy drafts.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:00:08 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant is prepared to table contract discussions with the team if he doesn't have a new long-term deal by the beginning of the regular season. "I don't want to talk about it anymore," Bryant said. "Put it behind me. I love this game. Either way, I feel like I can't be distracted once I'm on the football field." He's due to be paid $1.78 million this year in the final year of his rookie deal. Bryant feels good progress has been made and that there is a "big chance" a deal is struck before Week 1.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:59:10 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant and the team have made progress in contract talks, according to a source. However, a deal is not imminent. It's questionable whether a deal will be struck before the season begins.
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 19:50:35 -0700
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo (back) completed four of his five passes in his preseason debut Saturday, Aug. 16. His night included a 31-yard touchdown to WR Dez Bryant.
Fantasy Tip: Romo's back looked fine, albeit in limited action. Meanwhile, Dallas' defense looked atrocious, surrendering 37 points. High-scoring shootouts could become the norm for the Cowboys this year, and Romo has sneaky QB1 potential as a result. Don't forget about him when some of the bigger name quarterbacks are off the board.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:58:38 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys will have the franchise tag exception ready for WR Dez Bryant in the 2014-15 offseason, but the club has said it remains committed to locking Bryant up to an extension before then.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:32:31 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant's agent has talked with the team several times about a possible extension for Bryant, but the two sides are not close to a deal at this point.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:52:45 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant said he is going to let the process work out when it comes to his contract status. "That's going to take care of itself,'' Bryant said. "I'm very confident in the work I put in. Whatever happens, happens.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:41:27 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WRs Dez Bryant, Dwayne Harris and Cole Beasley returned punts during the Wednesday, June 18 practice.
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 09:08:38 -0700
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said WR Dez Bryant isn't distracted by a possible contract extension as he prepares for the upcoming season. "He loves the game," Garrett said. "He has a great passion for the game. Contract aside, he's not worried about that. He's trying to get himself to be the best player he can be to help our team be the best it can be. He does it every day. He's really demonstrated some leadership qualities." Bryant is scheduled to make $1.78 million this year, and there is nothing imminent for a contract extension.
Fri, 30 May 2014 13:42:01 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Dallas Cowboys signing WR Dez Bryant to a contract extension before or during the 2014 season is a real possibility according to Cowboys chief operating officer Stephen Jones.
Wed, 28 May 2014 09:26:05 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant believes he deserves to be one of the highest paid receivers in the league, and he is hoping to sign a long-term contract extension before the season starts. His agent, Eugene Parker, has had preliminary talks with the team regarding an extension. Bryant will make $1.78 million this year and a $250,000 workout bonus.
Wed, 14 May 2014 13:45:49 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant said he is in the best shape he has ever been in. "Trust me, I've been working hard," Bryant said. "I've been working six days out of the week. Today is my off day, but I'm going to the facility right now. That's all I've been doing. This year is special."
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:14:40 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Dallas Cowboys have not begun contract extension talks with WR Dez Bryant or OT Tyron Smith at this point this offseason.
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 09:13:12 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys are prepared to re-sign WR Dez Bryant and OT Tyron Smith to big deals this offseason. Bryant is entering the final year of his deal, while Smith has an option for the 2015 season. Dallas could use the franchise tag on either player, too. Bryant will count $3.898 million against the cap, and Smith will count $3.976 million against it.
Tue, 04 Feb 2014 13:10:11 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Terrance Williams is likely to have a starting job in 2014 opposite WR Dez Bryant, according to Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas.
Mon, 03 Feb 2014 14:30:19 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant told TMZ Sports that he wants to play his entire career with the Cowboys and would never consider playing for another team in the NFC East.
Mon, 03 Feb 2014 07:00:56 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys have not had contract extension talks with WR Dez Bryant yet.
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:40:11 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys have not begun contract extension talks with WR Dez Bryant at this point.
Sun, 29 Dec 2013 09:00:57 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) will meet with a back specialist after the season to have his back examined.
Fri, 27 Dec 2013 20:22:02 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant and OT Tyron Smith were selected to the Pro Bowl rosters announced Friday, Dec. 27.
Fri, 27 Dec 2013 15:37:14 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 27, but is probable for Week 17 against the Philadelphia Eagles. Bryant expects to play and isn't likely to receive an epidural injection to relieve any pain like he did earlier this year. "I'm all natural, baby," Bryant said. "Feels 100 percent."
Fantasy Tip: You may want to downgrade Bryant a tad because of the injury and the fact that Kyle Orton will be under center. Still, it's a good matchup for Bryant, so as long as he can remain in the game, he should be a good fantasy option.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 17:14:39 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) said he expects to play Week 17 even though he did not practice Thursday, Dec. 26. Bryant said he will allow a specialist look at his back this offseason.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 15:43:39 -0800
Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 26.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 09:20:17 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) is participating in practice Thursday, Dec. 26.
Fantasy Tip: Good news that Bryant is on the practice field and getting work in Thursday. He should be good to go for Week 17.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 08:27:38 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 25, due to a sore back, but it's not believed to be serious.
Mon, 16 Dec 2013 09:13:10 -0800
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said WR Dez Bryant is expected to stay on the sideline until the game is over. "We'll address that with Dez today," Garrett said, via ESPN.com. "I understand why to a certain extent, they're kneeling the ball, the game essentially is over, he's an emotional guy, we're all very emotional about what we do. But he needs to stay out on the field and I'll address that with him today. And just explain why it's important to do that and he'll understand."
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 18:52:29 -0800
Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (chest) returned to the Week 14 game against the Chicago Bears before the end of the first half. He fell on top of the ball and knocked the wind out of himself. The Cowboys took a timeout, and he ended up not even missing one play as a result.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 18:52:12 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (undisclosed) left the Week 14 game against the Chicago Bears late in the second quarter due to an undisclosed injury.
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 16:05:52 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) fully participate in practice Saturday, Dec. 7, and is listed as probable for Week 14.
Fantasy Tip: It looks like Bryant will be able to play and should be started in all fantasy leagues.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 13:12:41 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 6.
Fantasy Tip: All signs point to Bryant being ready to go for Week 14. He is a must start in all formats.
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:12:48 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 5.
Fantasy Tip: Bryant's back hasn't been giving him any real problems lately, so he should be fully expected to play on Monday night against the Chicago Bears. He needs to be in all starting lineups.
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 23:41:33 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant fumbled again during the team's game against the Oakland Raiders on Thursday, Nov. 28, and Bryant admitted he should have gone north-south on a catch inside the 10-yard line in the fourth quarter. Bryant told reporters he's got to stop thinking so much about the ball. "I'm being strictly straight up honest. I wasn't Dez, the person who I am," he said. "After that happened, I'm, 'Forget this. I got to talk, I don't care who's looking. I'm going to be me. This is how I got to be.' "
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:37:48 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 27, and is probable for Week 13.
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 16:50:30 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) practiced in full Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Fantasy Tip: Bryant is a strong play as a WR1 against a porous Oakland Raiders secondary.
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 16:32:56 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) was listed as a full participant for practice Monday, Nov. 25.
Fantasy Tip: Bryant was able to go for over 100 yards in the Week 12 game in New York, and barring any setbacks, he should be good to go for Thursday's game. Start him in all fantasy leagues as you normally would.
Sun, 24 Nov 2013 13:41:23 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (arm) suffered an apparent right arm injury in the first quarter of the Week 12 game against the New York Giants. He was down for a few moments before jogging off under his own power while not moving his right arm.
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:41:20 -0800
The New York Giants plan to be physical with Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant at the line of scrimmage Week 12 because he does not like to be physical before catching the ball. "Get your hands on him," SS Will Hill said. "He doesn't like to be touched, like most receivers in this league. But really him. He doesn't like to be touched."
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:43:05 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 21.
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 13:18:25 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 20.
Fantasy Tip: All signs point to Bryant being good to go. Get him into your starting lineups.
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:30:38 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant, who has been double-teamed often this year and used as a decoy, is confident the team has worked on ways to get him the ball more often. He has four games this year where he's caught four passes or less. "You will see what happens," Bryant said. "I've been seeing (double coverage) for a minute now, we've been working on it."
Fantasy Tip: Bryant will continue to be a must-start at wide receiver.
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 09:34:52 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) is participating in practice Wednesday, Nov. 13.
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 20:09:11 -0800
Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) was limited in practice last week due to a sore back, and it is something he has been dealing with for a while. Head coach Jason Garrett said Tuesday, Nov. 12, that Bryant is fine physically.
Fantasy Tip: The news Bryant is healthy, and the order from Jerry Jones that the wideout get more attention in the offense, has to make fantasy owners smile.
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:13:32 -0800
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said he is not satisfied with the number of targets WR Dez Bryant got, and wants to improve on that moving forward. "The other night, we were not," he said, asked if he was satisfied with the number of targets Bryant is getting. "I think he got two. Typically, he's gotten many more than that, and I think his production speaks for itself that way. But he's one of those players you want to make sure you give him chances."
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 09:18:18 -0800
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones wants to see the team utilize WR Dez Bryant more in the offense after the star receiver was targeted just twice against the New Orleans Saints in Week 10. Bryant has 52 catches for 749 yards and eight touchdowns this season. "We need to get him the ball more," Jones said. "I think that's the kind of thing that's a reasonable thing that you can adjust over a two-week period that we're going into with our bye week. How do we work to get him the ball more?"
Fantasy Tip: Bryant is often double-teamed by opposing defenses in order to make Tony Romo beat them elsewhere in the passing attack. Regardless, look for the Cowboys to go to him more than just twice when they return to action in Week 12. Bryant's back issues may have played a part in his lack of production against the Saints, too.
Mon, 11 Nov 2013 10:26:54 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant was only targeted twice in the team's Week 10 game, and his first target did not come until the third quarter. QB Tony Romo said Bryant was being double covered throughout the game.
Sun, 10 Nov 2013 07:01:07 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) vowed to play in the team's Week 10 game. Bryant took an Epidural injection to deal back pain, and followed that up with a great practice.
Fantasy Tip: Bryant appears to be good to go and is a must start in all fantasy football formats.
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 13:32:07 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant (back) practiced again Friday, Nov. 8, and is probable for Week 10.
Fantasy Tip: Bryant's injury is no joke; he's dealt with back problems on and off since last year, and there is rumor that he may be dealing with a disc-related problem. It's nearly impossible to leave him off your starting lineup, but you may want to temper expectations if his back injury flares up.
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 10:22:34 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant was fined $5,250 by the NFL for wearing an illegal eye visor in a previous game.