Dez Bryant RUMORS & NEWS

  • Giants CB Janoris Jenkins thinks he's got Dez Bryant all figured out: 'He's not fast'

    Sports Day "After getting brutally burned by Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant early on in his career, Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins now thinks he's got 88's number. All it took was a little bit of film study, he said. And now he's got Bryant's tendencies down to a T. And 2016's results look to be in his..." February 09

  • Dez Bryant: Giants might ‘do something special’ if more players were like Odell Beckham Jr.

    Sportsnaut "Odell Beckham Jr. was in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons this postseason, yet Dez Bryant thinks the New York Giants need more players like him in order to win. Beckham first got things started on the wrong foot when his very public trip to Miami proved to be media fodder and ultimately..." January 28

  • Dez Bryant says the Cowboys are the only team that could've beaten the Falcons

    Sporting News "Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant may have inadvertently given his pick for Super Bowl 51 between the Falcons and Patriots. Bryant, whose Cowboys team lost to the Packers in the NFC divisional round on Jan. 15, thinks Dallas is the only team that could have beaten the Falcons during the NFL..." January 27

  • Dez, Dak sound ready to dominate in 2017

    CBS Sports "The last time we saw Dez Bryant on the field was the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. Despite a heartbreaking 34-31 season-ending loss to the Packers, Bryant was a star for the Cowboys. He had his best game of the season with nine catches for 132 yards and two touchdowns on 12 targets...." January 26

  • Dez Bryant replaces Julio Jones in Pro Bowl

    ESPN "Make that seven Dallas Cowboys in the Pro Bowl. With Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons playing in Super Bowl LI, Dez Bryant was added to the NFC roster, joining Tyron Smith, Travis Frederick, Zack Martin, Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Sean Lee. This is the most Pro Bowlers the Cowboys..." January 23

  • Dez Bryant: “We’re not going to talk about the catch”

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant opened Thursday’s media briefing saying he had no interest in talking about the controversial catch that wasn’t from the 2014 NFC Divisional playoff loss to the Green Bay Packers. It has been the Cowboys’ weeklong talking point in advance of Sunday’s playoff..." January 13

  • Dez Bryant Calls Cris Carter a "Puppet" After Carter Tells Him to Stay Out of His DMs

    Total Pro Sports "Former Minnesota Vikings WR and hall fame player Cris Carter has beef with Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant. He spoke about it on Fox Sports’ ‘Undisputed’ when he told Skip Bayless to tell Dez not to DM him anymore after Bryant attempted to talk trash following his 3-touchdown performance against the..." December 30

  • Dez Bryant wants ‘fake Cowboys fans’ to jump off bandwagon

    Larry Brown Sports "Dez Bryant was passionate in supporting Dak Prescott after Sunday night’s win, and the Dallas Cowboys receiver called out half the team’s fan base while making his feelings known. Prescott completed an astonishing 32-of-36 passes for 279 yards and rushed for a touchdown while leading the..." December 19

  • Dez Bryant added to injury report with back, listed as limited

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Cowboys added receiver Dez Bryant to the injury report with a back injury. They listed him as limited in practice. Bryant appeared to be walking fine in the locker room afterward. Offensive guard Ron Leary (back), tackle Tyron Smith (back/right knee) and safety J.J. Wilcox (left thigh)..." December 15

  • Dez Bryant on fumble: I can’t believe it came out, but it did

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dez Bryant didn’t know what to say afterward. His lost fumble took away the Cowboys’ last, best chance to pull out a victory. “It was just an unfortunate situation. I’m at a loss for words,” Bryant said. “I can’t believe it came out, but it did. We made too many mistakes and it cost..." December 12

  • How Dak Prescott created a bond with Dez Bryant

    CBS Sports "One of the most important bonds on a football team is the one between a quarterback and his teammates. You need good quarterback play to win in the NFL; you need good leadership, too. When you can get both from the same guy, that's always a plus. Being that they're 11-1 and that their rookie..." December 11

  • Norman on Dez: Not a battle 'when other person don't show up' "The smoke had cleared after Thursday's fireworks. And Redskins cornerback Josh Norman was, in his words, still not sure what all the fuss was about. "It just baffles me that we're going back and forth," Norman told by phone after a day of reflection, watching countless media outlets..." November 27

  • Michael Irvin to Josh Norman: 'Don't be doing all of that junk' "Redskins cornerback Josh Norman responded to Dez Bryant on Friday via NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and expressed a level of surprise in the heightened drama, but for some former NFL players, Norman let it get far enough himself. On NFL GameDay Morning Sunday, former NFL stars Kurt Warner..." November 27

  • Josh Norman says Dez Bryant told him after game, ‘where I’m from, we unload the clip’

    Washington Post "If there was any mutual respect between Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman and Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant, it’s safe to say that went out the window Thursday. For the second straight Thanksgiving, these two highly competitive players jawed back and forth throughout the..." November 25

  • Dez Bryant rips Josh Norman on Twitter after Thanksgiving win

    Washington Post "Josh Norman and Dez Bryant are doing their part to bring back the Redskins-Cowboys rivalry. The two combustible stars tangled on the field during the Redskins’ 31-26 loss to the Cowboys on Thanksgiving evening. They tangled at length after the game, too, before they were separated by..." November 25

  • Josh Norman not expected to shadow Dez Bryant

    Larry Brown Sports "The last time the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys met, Dez Bryant caught seven passes for 102 yards en route to his team’s 27-23 victory. Josh Norman did not shadow Bryant in that game, so surely the Redskins will want him to on Thursday, right? Not necessarily. Rich Tandler of..." November 23

  • Dez Bryant added to Cowboys injury report

    Pro Football Talk "Dez Bryant was added to the Cowboys injury report Friday as questionable, but there may not be reason to panic. According to Todd Archer of, the Cowboys wide receiver was listed as limited with a back injury, though he was doing enough in practice to make it appear he’s going to play..." November 18

  • Dez Bryant credits Cowboys family for support after dad’s death

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dez Bryant said Wednesday he didn’t want to talk about his father. Still mourning McArthur Hatton’s death, the Cowboys receiver instead praised his teammates for helping him through his grief. “I felt a lot of support,” Bryant said. “They kept me happy. They refused to let me get myself down. I..." November 17

  • Dez Bryant playing 1 day after father's death

    CBS Dallas Forth Worth "Dez Bryant will be playing with a heavy heart in Pittsburgh Sunday. According to Cowboys sideline reporter Kristi Scales, Bryant’s father passed away yesterday from an illness. Scales told the Cowboys pregame show on 105.3 The Fan that Bryant was given the news when the team arrived in..." November 13

  • Dez not frustrated with lack of touches: 'I've been misunderstood for so long'

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys are 7-1 and riding high atop the NFC heading into their showdown with the Pittsburgh Steelers this Sunday. The play of rookies Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott, as well as the offensive line, has rightfully gotten a ton of attention. Less attention has been paid to the..." November 10

  • Dez Bryant on Tony Romo: He’s throwing ‘missiles’

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is apparently doing everything it takes to get back to 100 percent health. For what it is worth, this observation was noted by Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant following Thursday’s practice. Apparently Romo is looking pretty sharp. Try as he might, it is..." November 03

  • Cowboys' Bryant set to play vs. Eagles "Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is expected to return to action against the Eagles on Sunday night, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Bryant has been out of action since injuring his knee in Week 3 against the Bears. In three games this season, Bryant has 8 catches for 150 yards..." October 30

  • Dez Bryant ‘healthy,’ ready to ‘break out’

    ESPN "It has been so long since we’ve seen a healthy Dez Bryant that we’ve almost forgotten what it looks like. But to hear the Dallas Cowboys receiver talk this week, it sounds like we’re about to get a reminder. ESPN Cowboys reporter Todd Archer said, “There’s a feeling from Bryant that he is..." October 29

  • Dez Bryant listed as questionable to face Eagles

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant ruled himself in for Week Eight while the Cowboys were on a bye last week, but the team hasn’t quite guaranteed that he’ll be playing against the Eagles on Sunday night. Bryant got in a third straight day of practice as a limited participant and also worked with..." October 28

  • Dez Bryant says he hasn’t lost a step in month off, excited to return

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant says it “seems like forever” since being diagnosed with a hairline fracture in his right knee following the Sept. 25 game against Chicago. Bryant is healthy now, though, and ready to return Sunday night against Philadelphia. “I’m excited. I get to be back..." October 27

  • Dez Bryant expected to play Week 8 vs. Eagles

    247 Sports "Dez Bryant has not seen action for the Dallas Cowboys since suffering a hairline fracture in Week 3 against the Chicago Bears. After the Cowboys handled the Green Bay Packers mightily, Bryant made the immediate declaration he'd play on Oct. 30 against the rival Eagles and was matter-of-fact in..." October 24

  • 5 reasons why Pats are perfect team to trade Dez Bryant to

    Fox Sports "Dak Prescott vs. Tony Romo? Please. That argument is so Week 5. As Dallas Cowboys fans know, the new discussion is do you trade Romo or not? Well, let's raise the stakes: Do you trade Dez Bryant as well? Skip Bayless says yes, after watching the Dallas Cowboys come together behind young..." October 22

  • Jerry Jones calls the idea of the Cowboys trading Dez Bryant 'absurd'

    Sports Day "When things are going well, fans try to come up with ways for them to go even better. The Cowboys have won their last three games without Dez Bryant, so some are suggesting Jerry Jones should see what he can get by trading one of the team's top players. Former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb..." October 21

  • Donovan McNabb thinks the Cowboys should trade Dez Bryant and Tony Romo

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys are doing a lot of winning in a very unconventional way, having posted a 5-1 record through the first six weeks of the season despite not having Tony Romo and missing Dez Bryant for several weeks too. So naturally someone has a hot take on this topic, and Donovan McNabb,..." October 21

  • Dez Bryant Injures Himself Making Soup

    Obsev "Football is a dangerous sport, which is how Dez Bryant missed the Dallas Cowboys' last three contests with a tibial plateau fracture in his right leg suffered during a Week 3 victory over the Chicago Bears. But as the All-Pro wideout learned the hard way this week, cooking can be unsafe as..." October 20

  • How Serious Is Dez Bryant's Cut Finger, And Does It Even Matter for Dallas?

    The Big Lead "Dez Bryant was limited in practice on Wednesday. After running routes but not catching any passes, he told reporters that he cut his finger while chopping carrots, but that the injury was “extremely minor.” The 5-1 Cowboys are on a bye this week, so, whether he’s under-exaggerating his wound or..." October 20

  • Dez Bryant injures his finger in a way that's almost impossible to believe

    CBS Sports "If Dez Bryant doesn't already have a personal chef, he might want to think about hiring one because cooking can be dangerous. The Cowboys receiver found that out this week when he injured himself while trying to prepare a bowl of soup. Yes, you read that right, a bowl of soup. Bryant showed..." October 19

  • Donovan McNabb: Cowboys would be better off without Tony Romo, Dez Bryant

    Sportsnaut "After watching the Dallas Cowboys surge while Dez Bryant has been out with a knee injury and Dak Prescott has filled in brilliantly for Tony Romo, Donovan McNabb believes the franchise should trade the two superstars. He floated the question on Sunday night after the ‘Boys took down the Green..." October 17

  • Dez Bryant predicts that Ezekiel Elliott will eclipse 2,000 rushing yards

    CBS Sports "There is no NFL player on a bigger roll right now than Ezekiel Elliott. Zeke leads the NFL with 703 rushing yards through six weeks, and he's 116 yards ahead of No. 2 (LeSean McCoy). With his massive 157-yard day against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Elliott did the following: Became..." October 17

  • Dez Bryant declares himself ready to play in Cowboys' next game against Eagles

    CBS Sports "The next time the Cowboys take their field, they'll be joined by star receiver Dez Bryant -- at least according to Bryant himself. Moments after the Cowboys closed out a 30-16 win over the Packers at Lambeau Field on Sunday, Bryant declared himself ready to play in his team's next game against the..." October 17

  • Dez Bryant reportedly feels good enough to play Sunday

    Larry Brown Sports "While it does not guarantee that he will play, Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant apparently feels good enough to suit up for the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. That’s according to NFL Network’s Jane Slater, who spoke to Bryant early Sunday." October 16

  • Bryant considered long shot to play vs. Packers "The Cowboys may have to wait until after their bye week to see Dez Bryant (knee) on the field again. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday morning Dallas' star receiver is a "long shot to play" against the Green Bay Packers, with a return more than likely coming after the Cowboys'..." October 16

  • Jason Garrett still not sure Dez Bryant will play against Packers

    The Sports Daily "Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett isn’t convinced receiver Dez Bryant will be able to play on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. According to ESPN’s Todd Archer, Bryant won’t be a full participant at Friday’s practice, and Garrett still isn’t sure his Pro Bowl receiver will be healthy..." October 14

  • Former Cowboys great: Dez Bryant doesn't need to attend team meetings

    CBS Sports "A few weeks ago, reported that Dez Bryant had skipped out or been late to "at least 20 and possibly as many as 40" team events during his Cowboys career. That seems excessive, and Bryant denied the allegation, saying "I missed 40 meetings? I owned up to the only one I missed," which..." October 14

  • Dez Bryant offers help in determining what is a catch

    ESPN "About 21 months after his famous catch/no-catch, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant still doesn't know what a catch is. "They need to still work on it," Bryant said. "Because I've seen a lot of stuff where how is that a catch and that's not a catch. So, you know, I hope they do a better..." October 13

  • Dez Bryant likely to be held out through Week 7 bye

    Larry Brown Sports "Dez Bryant has missed the last two games after he suffered a knee injury in a Week 3 win over the Chicago Bears, and it sounds like the star wide receiver may remained sidelined for at least two more weeks. While Bryant has not been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers,..." October 11

  • Cowboys' Dez Bryant won't play vs. Bengals despite jogging routes pregame

    Dallas Morning News "The Dallas Cowboys will play a second game without their best receiver. Dez Bryant, who is dealing with a hairline fracture in his right knee, will miss Sunday's game against the Bengals. His injury was expected to be up to a three-week injury. That would put his return next week at Green Bay..." October 09

  • Dez Bryant reportedly unlikely to play on Sunday

    Larry Brown Sports "Dez Bryant may end up missing his second straight game with a knee injury. Bryant did not participate in practice on Thursday and reportedly is unlikely to play on Sunday for the Dallas Cowboys against the Cincinnati Bengals. The Dallas Morning News described Dez as a “longshot” to play in..." October 06

  • Dez Bryant has babysitters with Cowboys, is well-liked in locker room

    Larry Brown Sports "Dez Bryant has been with the Dallas Cowboys organization long enough that nobody is surprised when he does something like skip an MRI or show up late to a meeting. And, according to one report, his absentmindedness does not cause issues in the locker room. In his weekly column for The MMQB,..." October 06

  • Jerry Jones won’t rule out Dez Bryant for Bengals game

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is known for his excessive optimism, so take this with a grain of salt: he’s not ruling out Dez Bryant for Week 5. Speaking on the radio (105.3 The Fan), Jones kept hope alive that his star receiver might play against the Cincinnati Bengals. Of course, this..." October 04

  • Jimmy Johnson on report of Cowboys WR Dez Bryant missing meetings: 'We wouldn't accept that'

    Sports Day "It should come as no surprise that the majority of FOX NFL Sunday analyst Jimmy Johnson's interview with Colin Cowherd on Monday was focused on the white-haired coach's former team, the Dallas Cowboys. The conversation between Johnson and Cowherd, regarding the Cowboys, ranged from the..." October 04

  • Dez Bryant: 'I got to be America's most hated' "Dez Bryant didn't catch any passes in Sunday's win over the 49ers, but the Cowboys wide receiver did catch flak for a Sunday report on missed meetings. After suffering through a week of controversy over the delayed diagnosis of his hairline knee fracture, Bryant faced the media again following..." October 04

  • Jerry Jones reveals the one being who knows if Dez skips team meetings

    CBS Sports "After a report came out on Sunday that Dez Bryant regularly skips team meetings in Dallas, Bryant quickly came out swinging and denied everything that was reported. During an interview after the Cowboys win over the 49ers, Bryant shot down ESPN's report that he's missed "at least 20 and..." October 03

  • Dez Bryant refutes report of careless behavior: 'It is crazy'

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant has tendered a strong denial to the notion his seven-year career has been marked by a pattern of irresponsible behavior, highlighted by 20-plus late or missed meetings. While Bryant has consistently been an offensive focal point for "America's team," he said..." October 03

  • 'Irresponsible' Dez Bryant reportedly has skipped up to 40 team meetings in Dallas

    CBS Sports "When Dez Bryant skipped out on his MRI that was scheduled for Monday, apparently, it wasn't the first time that Bryant had missed a scheduled treatment. As a matter of fact, it seems that skipping out on team-mandated events seems to be an almost weekly occurrence for Bryant. According to..." October 03