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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

NFC East Spin cycle: Cruz-Manning again the difference

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
With the Eagles on bye, the Giants fended off the Redskins in a barn burner and the Cowboys stayed alive with a win at Carolina.

Bailey kicks Cowboys past Panthers

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Dan Bailey made a go-ahead 28-yard field goal with 3:25 remaining to help the Cowboys defeat the Panthers 19-14.

Cowboys must find discipline to satisfy Jones

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
In order to meet the lofty expectations that Jerry Jones believes the Cowboys are capable of, they must become more disciplined.

Key matchup: Panthers WR Steve Smith vs. Cowboys secondary

Posted Oct. 17, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
In Wednesday’s Key Matchup, we look ahead to Sunday’s battle between Panthers WR Steve Smith and the Cowboys’ secondary.

Cowboys RB Murray has ligament damage in foot

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray suffered ligament damage in his foot, but it is not a Lisfranc injury, ESPN Dallas’ Todd Archer reported.

Ravens, Lions in trouble despite big wins

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
The Ravens and Lions earned big wins but left some big questions unanswered; two key Cowboys slip up; and are the Patriots still clutch?

NFC East Spin cycle: Giants, Redskins on collision course

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Although the Cowboys and Eagles missed on late-game opportunities, the Giants and Redskins turned in statement victories.

Ravens beat Cowboys to continue home dominance

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 5 p.m. ET
Jacoby Jones tied an NFL mark with a 108-yard kickoff return, and the Ravens beat the Cowboys 31-29 Sunday..

Cowboys want to eliminate negative run plays

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 8:52 p.m. ET
One of the focuses of the Cowboys’ post-bye-week practices has been a focus on fixing the run game, which has included a lot of negative rushes.

NFC East Spin Cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
The Giants gained ground in the NFC East race as the Redskins (who lost a QB) and Eagles (who might change QBs) fell in close games.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Dwelling on Cowboys' negatives

Posted Oct. 03, 2012 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
The Cowboys often seem to face their demons during their bye week, and this season is no different.

NFC East Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
At the quarter pole, the Eagles, Giants and Redskins and Cowboys are all at .500 or better.

Bears get past Cowboys with defense, Cutler

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 12:21 a.m. ET
Lance Briggs and Charles Tillman returned interceptions for touchdowns, and the Bears beat the Cowboys 34-18 on Monday night.

Bears RB Forte active for Monday night

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
As expected, Bears RB Matt Forté will return to action on Monday night. Forté has not played since injuring his knee against the Packers in Week Two.

Cowboys' OL problems deep rooted

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
The talk of the Cowboys’ offensive line issues has extended from August into September.

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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