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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

Bryant named PFW/PFWA Most Improved Player

Posted Jan. 19, 2013 @ 11:05 a.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant matured on the field in 2012, resulting in his selection as the PFW/PFWA Most Improved Player.

Cowboys WR Bryant undergoes surgery

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant underwent successful surgery on his left index finger, the team’s website confirmed.

Key matchup: Cowboys WR Dez Bryant vs. Redskins' secondary

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
He might be a Pro Bowl snub, but Cowboys WR Dez Bryant might be the hottest receiver in football. Can the Redskins stop him?

Cowboys WR Bryant might need surgery

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant could need season-ending surgery on his finger. He went to see a hand specialist Monday afternoon.

Week 10 fantasy tips: WRs

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
The PFW staff's late-week fantasy WR tips suggest you pay close attention to Hakeem Nicks' health status this week.

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?

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.

Cowboys have guidelines in place for Dez Bryant

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Head coach Jason Garrett said Monday the Cowboys have a set of guidelines in place for WR Dez Bryant to hold him accountable.

Cowboys hope pass catchers ready Week One

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Cowboys WRs Dez Bryant and Miles Austin and TE Jason Witten all could miss the season-opening game against the Giants.

Cowboys' Bryant has patellar tendinitis

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has patellar tendinitis, multiple media outlets, including the Cowboys' website, reported Monday.

Bryant's attorney: Cowboys WR not guilty of crime

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
Dez Bryant's attorney asked prosecutors Tuesday not to pursue charges, who was recently arrested after allegedly attacking his mother.

Fitz on fantasy: Looking for trouble

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
Players that find trouble need not be punished severely on draft day. Know how to do deal with players like Kenny Britt, Marshawn Lynch and Dez Bryant.

Cowboys WR Bryant arrested on family violence charge

Posted July 17, 2012 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant was arrested on a misdemeanor family violence charge in DeSoto, Tx. on Monday, multiple media outlets reported.

Cowboys' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Jan. 30, 2012 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Looking toward the offseason, fantasy football owners have some questions about the Cowboys.

Could re-signing Cowboys' Robinson be tough?

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
WR Laurent Robinson arguably became the Cowboys' most valuable and dependable playmaker down the stretch, but might he leave?

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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