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Dez Bryant

Dez Bryant - #88 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 220 lbs.
Birthday 11/04/1988
Birthplace Lufkin, TX
College Oklahoma State
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 1st round, 24th pick by Cowboys

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
92 1382 12

Could Roy Williams break through for Cowboys?

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
If history is any indication, we should not get too excited about WR Roy Williams' breakout game in Week Three.

Five coaches unlikely to return in '11

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 9:52 a.m. ET
PFW publisher/editor Hub Arkush just doesn't get Jack Del Rio, Eric Mangini, Tom Cable or Mike Singletary, but he admires Wade Phillips. However, Arkush doesn't see any of these five NFL head coaches returning to their teams ...

Dallas backfield tilting toward Barber

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
So much for Felix Jones finally getting his time to shine in the Cowboys' backfield. Through three games, Marion Barber is still the team's lead dog.

Report: Kosier to miss four weeks

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
OLG Kyle Kosier re-injured his right knee in the fourth quarter of the Cowboys' Week Three win over the Texans and could miss up to four weeks, according to the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram.

Cowboys top Texans 27-13, earn first win

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
Tony Romo threw two touchdown passes to Roy Williams, Marion Barber ran for another score and the Dallas Cowboys got their first win by beating the Houston Texans 27-13 on Sunday.

Cowboys release FB Anderson, promote TE Chandler

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have released FB Deon Anderson. The fourth-year player had been with Dallas his entire career, compiling 70 total yards and one touchdown in 39 games.

A 'star' is born

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Emmitt Smith's Hall of Fame career first took shape 20 years ago in a pair of contests against the rival Washington Redskins.

Cowboys say they remain committed to run

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
Cowboys offensive coordinator Jason Garrett has been at the controls of an offense that has called 100 pass plays and only 42 runs.

Cowboys TE Witten, CB Jenkins feel fine

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
TE Jason Witten said he is feeling fine and has no headaches after hitting his head on the turf in Sunday's loss to the Bears. CB Mike Jenkins had an MRI on his right knee and said he feels ...

Eventually, Cowboys must run it effectively

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
The Cowboys fell to 0-2 with a series of offensive mistakes on Sunday, ones that must be corrected before the team's Week Three game at Houston.

Cowboys activate two O-linemen

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
ORT Marc Colombo and OLG Kyle Kosier are both active Sunday after Dallas had some pass-protection issues in Week One.

Cowboys' Bryant learning on the job

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
A high ankle sprain has significantly delayed the learning curve for Dallas rookie WR Dez Bryant, according to NFC East Whispers, meaning he'll need more time to produce at the level of his talent.

Cowboys' Free faces crucial tests

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
The focus of attention in Dallas could turn predominantly toward OLT Doug Free, who faces two major tests in the next two games.

Colombo, Kosier back at practice, could play Sunday

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
The Cowboys welcomed back two offensive linemen who have been missing since training camp on Wednesday as ORT Marc Colombo and OLG Kyle Kosier practiced for the first time in a month.

A closer handicapping look at 'America's Team'

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
With the Cowboys attracting considerable interest in Las Vegas as a potential Super Bowl team, we take a close look at how the team has fared with handicappers over the years, especially during the Tony Romo era.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Jan. 08, 2013
Bryant has undergone surgery on his broken left index finger after postponing the procedure for the final three games of the season. The team reported Tuesday's successful surgery on its website. Bryant decided to play through the injury because the Cowboys were still in playoff contention. They lost the finale at Washington 28-18 with the NFC East title at stake.||||||| Bryant broke the finger in the fourth quarter at Cincinnati on Dec. 9 and caught a game-changing touchdown pass after the injury. He had a career-high 224 yards two weeks later against New Orleans. A franchise record-tying touchdown streak of seven games ended against the Redskins. The third-year pro finished with career highs of 1,382 yards and 12 touchdowns.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Bryant showed no ill-effects from a broken finger, finishing with nine catches for a career-high 224 yards and two touchdowns in the Cowboys' loss to New Orleans on Sunday.||||||| Bryant has been one of the top fantasy receivers down the stretch, with 10 touchdowns in his last seven games.
Posted Dec. 13, 2012
Bryant says he will play with a broken finger Sunday against Pittsburgh. The Dallas Cowboys receiver was listed as a limited participant in practice Thursday, an upgrade from a day earlier, when he sat out. Dallas coach Jason Garrett said he caught some passes in practice after saying before the workout he didn't think Bryant would. Bryant said in the locker room after practice that the "only thing y'all need to know is I'm playing."||||||| The third-year pro fractured his left index finger in last weekend's 20-19 win at Cincinnati. He caught a touchdown after getting injured. Bryant practiced with a padded white glove that had the tip of the finger exposed.
Posted Dec. 12, 2012
Bryant is seeing another doctor to help determine if he can play the rest of this season with a broken finger on his left hand.||||||| Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that the team and the player are getting more medical information to figure out the best way to handle the situation. He says Bryant's health now and going forward are "huge factors" in making a decision. Bryant broke his finger in Sunday's victory at Cincinnati, though he returned a few plays after the injury and caught a touchdown.
Posted Dec. 04, 2012
Bryant hauled in six receptions for 98 yards and two more TDs in Sunday night's 38-33 win over Philadelphia.||||||| Bryant now has six scores over his last four games and is finally living up to his enormous potential. He should be considered a top-10 option down the stretch.

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