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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


Rec Yds TD
92 1382 12

Cowboys like Bryant's progress, maturity

Posted Dec. 09, 2011 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
There has been a lot of talk about the improved maturity this season of WR Dez Bryant.

Cowboys' Austin, Bryant back together again

Posted Oct. 15, 2011 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
The Cowboys feel like they can accomplish some terrific things now that they have their offensive pieces nearly intact, starting with Sunday's game.

Del Pilar's Fantasy Football Mailbag: Wednesday Edition

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
William Del Pilar answers your lineup and roster questions for Week Six, including recommending starting Dez Bryant and trading Aarron Hernandez.

Cowboys WR Bryant is healthy, ready for lockout to end

Posted July 09, 2011 @ 2 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant is predicting big things this season following an offseason of controversy.

Report: Cowboys WR Bryant dependable presence at workouts

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant continues to be a mainstay at the Cowboys' offseason workouts, according to ESPN's Calvin Watkins.

Lockout limbo: Cowboys report

Posted May 17, 2011 @ 9:18 a.m. ET
Tony Romo needs to get back to work, and the defense should have a different look with new coordinator Rob Ryan running the show.

Cowboys want to lock up OLT Free

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The Cowboys say it has badly wanted to get on the horn with the agent for OLT Doug Free and keep him around a while longer.

Cowboys veterans meet with WR Bryant

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Three veteran Cowboys players met with WR Dez Bryant on Saturday to discuss the second-year wideout's off-the-field troubles.

Report: Cowboys WR Bryant settles lawsuit

Posted April 15, 2011 @ 10:29 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has settled a lawsuit with a New York-based jeweler which claimed he owed $246,000 for custom jewelry he purchased last year, reported Friday.

Cowboys' Bryant facing more legal issues

Posted March 29, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Dez Bryant has been sued by two jewelers claiming the Cowboys receiver owes them large amounts of unpaid money.

Bryant allowed to return to mall

Posted March 26, 2011 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
The NorthPark Center, an upscale Dallas shopping center, has allowed Cowboys WR Dez Bryant to return to the mall, dropping their ban.

Bryant denies report he had pants too low in mall

Posted March 23, 2011 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant was given a criminal trespassing warning at a Dallas mall last Saturday for wearing his pants too low, but the receiver says it was a misunderstanding.

Cardinals expecting more from Wells in 2011

Posted Feb. 27, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Injuries have limited RB Beanie Wells' production, but Arizona expects its former first-round pick to contribute more in the coming season, according to NFC Whispers.

Cowboys want Bryant to show more maturity

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Dallas was not pleased with WR Dez Bryant's dedication to the game this season, so it allowed a rumor to float that the rookie might be available in trade.

Cowboys will try to engage Bryant

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 9:13 p.m. ET
The Cowboys will do what they can to continue to teach WR Dez Bryant and keep him involved even while he is on injured reserve.


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.