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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

Austin unlikely to leave Dallas now

Posted Feb. 24, 2010 @ 11:05 a.m. ET
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has said that he intends to sign restricted free-agent WR Miles Austin to a long-term deal, but the team won't use the franchise tag on him.

Cowboys will get Jones, Choice more work

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
One of the interesting subplots of the Cowboys' offseason will be the talk about how much more work Felix Jones and Tashard Choice will get — and perhaps how much less will be in the hands of Marion Barber.

Cowboys likely won't blow up O-line

Posted Jan. 22, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The immediate reaction from the playoff loss was that the O-line must be the area the Cowboys must focus the most on improving in the offseason.

Cowboys give Phillips two more years

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
The Cowboys announced a well-anticipated new contract for head coach Wade Phillips today that runs through the 2011 season.

All signs point to Dallas' Phillips returning

Posted Jan. 18, 2010 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
Although there has not been official word yet, Cowboys players indicated after the loss to the Vikings that Wade Phillips was going to be back next season.

Favre, Vikings advance with win over Cowboys

Posted Jan. 17, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
Four touchdown passes from Brett Favre put the Vikings within a game of the Super Bowl with a 34-3 rout of the Dallas Cowboys to advance to the NFC championship Sunday.

Balance of power shifting back to NFC

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
PFW's Hub Arkush says a glance at the remaining playoff teams provides a good indication that the NFC has become a stronger conference than the AFC, with four championship-caliber NFC teams and only two such AFC clubs in the ...

Vikes, ’Boys have plenty of playoff history

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
When Dallas visits Minnesota this Sunday it will mark the seventh time the two clubs have faced off in the playoffs — none more memorable than the divisional-playoff contest in 1975 that offered one of the greatest (and most controversial) finishes ...

’Boys' Austin says improvement led to breakout

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
Ask Cowboys WR Miles Austin what he makes of his phenomenal season and he will point to the increased work he has put in over the past year.

Phillips: Barber 'wasn't feeling right' against Eagles

Posted Jan. 10, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The health of Cowboys RB Marion Barber has become one of the few issues following the team's rousing playoff victory over the Eagles.

Cowboys beat Eagles 34-14, end playoff skid

Posted Jan. 09, 2010 @ 11:44 p.m. ET
Tony Romo broke open a scoreless game with five straight scoring drives in the second quarter, sending Dallas past Philadelphia 34-14 Saturday night for the Cowboys' first playoff victory since 1996. Dallas had lost six straight postseason games and would ...

NFC playoff primer

Posted Jan. 06, 2010 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
He may be only a bit player in the Saints' offense, but RB Reggie Bush is still a player to watch in the upcoming playoffs. PFW analyzes the offenses and defenses of the NFC's six postseason participants and speculates ...

Romo taking sacks makes Cowboys better

Posted Jan. 02, 2010 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
QB Tony Romo is having his best and most complete season in terms of taking care of the football and making plays without hurting his team.

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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