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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

Cowboys rookie WR Bryant placed on I.R.

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has been place on injured reserve after breaking his ankle in the team's Week 13 win over the Colts.

Rookie Meter: Ford becoming playmaker for Raiders

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
Raiders WR Jacoby Ford took his second kickoff back for a touchdown and had another big game receiving, as the rookie has proved to be a big-play threat for Oakland.

Cowboys' Bryant becoming star in the making

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Cowboys rookie WR Dez Bryant has shown enough that you can say he has the talent to be one of the best wideouts in the game if he works on the details.

Rookie Meter: Bryant provides spark for Cowboys

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has been on fire since QB Jon Kitna took over at QB for the Cowboys. After another big game, Bryant creeps up this week's Rookie Meter.

Kitna doesn’t spell doom for Cowboys’ receivers

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
The fact that QB Jon Kitna is starting for the injured Tony Romo doesn't mean you should abandon hope for the Dallas receiving corps.

Kitna's arm means Cowboys mustn't change dramatically

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
There are actually silver linings to the Tony Romo collarbone injury that will keep him out at least six weeks at a time when there are very few Mr. Brightsides in the Greater Dallas area.

Romo or not, Cowboys destined to fail

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
We saw everything we needed to know about this Cowboys team in their loss to the Giants, and it had absolutely nothing to do with Tony Romo.

Players could face penalties for accepting benefits from agents while in college

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
Players who received improper benefits from agents while in college could face penalties during their rookie season in the NFL.

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' 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' offense fails to finish drives at Washington

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
The Cowboys had a healthy 380 yards of offense but scored only seven points in a loss to the Redskins.

Cowboys make statement with Austin contract

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 6:23 p.m. ET
The Cowboys and WR Miles Austin agreed to a six-year extension that will pay Austin as one of the top receivers in the game, a move that carries some risk.

Good news: Cowboys expect Bryant to play Week One

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
NFL Network's Jason La Canfora is reporting that Cowboys WR Dez Bryant will make his NFL debut Week One against the Redskins.

Cowboys WR Bryant will not play Thursday

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
Despite an emphatic tweet that he would be "back in action," Cowboys WR Dez Bryant will not play in the team's preseason finale Thursday night.

WR Williams sits out Dallas practice

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Roy Williams sat out of practice Tuesday with a hip flexor and strained lower back, but the injuries are not considered to be serious.

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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