Dez Bryant RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dez's Habitual Lateness Reportedly Cost Him Between $400,000 and $1 Million in Endorsements

    Complex "Earlier this month, Dez Bryant signed a five-year, $70 million contract with the Cowboys. And we hope that the very first thing he bought with it was a watch. According to a new Bleacher Report report, the Cowboys wide receiver has lost between $400,000 and $1 million (!) in endorsement money..." July 27

  • How the Cowboys Hedged Their Bet on Dez Bryant with a 'Brilliant' Contract

    Bleacher Report "The Dez Bryant contract is one of the great illusions in sports history. For all the talk from Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones that the team didn't put any safeguards in the deal, it is in fact a series of safeguards built around one main objective: Win a Super Bowl now and then hope Bryant..." July 27

  • Dez Bryant after signing new contract: 'We're Super Bowl ready'

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys beat the buzzer on Wednesday by signing Dez Bryant to a four-year, $70 million contract that satisfied the receiver's desire to get paid, provided him long-term security and kept him on the roster at a reasonable cost. Bryant, speaking to Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com..." July 16

  • Stephen Jones: Cowboys weren't going to lose Dez Bryant, had three years of franchise tags to use

    Dallas Morning News "Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones recently joined Ben and Skin on KRLD-FM (105.4) to talk all things football, with an emphasis on Wednesday’s deadline deal with star wide receiver Dez Bryant. Here are some of the highlights: On the main point that brought the deal..." July 16

  • Legal collusion helped Dez, Demaryius get deals done

    Pro Football Talk "The world will never know whether the Cowboys and Broncos impermissibly compared notes on their negotiations with receivers Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas, respectively. (The teams officially deny it.) Through their agents, the players definitely did. It’s permissible for players and agents to..." July 16

  • Jerry Jones applauds Jazy-Z, Roc Nation for work with Dez

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones knows good business, and he’s “very impressed” with the work Jay-Z and Roc Nation put forth to close the deal for Dez Bryant’s contract. According to Jon Machota of The Dallas Morning News, Bryant’s management team worked tirelessly to set up the framework for..." July 16

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    Dez Bryant and the Cowboys have agreed to a 5-year, $70 million contract with $45 million guaranteed. Not signed but will be shortly.

  • Cowboys closing in on deal with Dez Bryant, but nothing agreed on yet

    Dallas Morning News "The Dallas Cowboys are closing in on a long-term deal with star wide receiver Dez Bryant, a source told The Dallas Morning News, though nothing has been agreed upon yet. The deadline for a new deal is 3 p.m. today, otherwise Bryant must play the 2015 season under the franchise tag. Bryant..." July 15

  • Dez Bryant, Cowboys agree to 5-year, $70 million deal

    CBS Sports "It doesn't look like Dez Bryant will have to skip any games in Dallas. The wide receiver has agreed to a five-year, $70 million deal with the Cowboys, according to NFL.com. Bryant's new deal will include at least $45 million in guaranteed money, according to ESPN. The Dallas Cowboys had..." July 15

  • Report: Cowboys offer Dez more than $12.8 million per year

    CBS Sports "Dez Bryant wants to get paid like one of the NFL's best receivers. And while the franchise tag does that, the Cowboys receiver is looking for something more than a one-year deal. How much more? The Lions signed Calvin Johnson to a seven-year, $113 million extension in 2012, which works out to..." July 15

  • Report: Dez Bryant wants more money than Calvin Johnson

    Larry Brown Sports "The situations between Dez Bryant and the Dallas Cowboys and Demaryius Thomas and the Denver Broncos are almost identical. The franchise-tagged wide receivers are two of the best in the game at their position, and they both want to be paid like they’re No. 1. According to NFL Network’s Ian..." July 15

  • Cowboys 'do not buy' Dez Bryant skipping games

    NFL.com "Dez Bryant is threatening to skip training camp and regular-season games if he and Dallas can't hammer out a new long-term deal ahead of Wednesday's 4 p.m. ET deadline. The Cowboys, though, aren't overly concerned about the Pro Bowl wideout's attempts at brinksmanship. "You mentioned Dez..." July 15

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Cowboys offer to Dez is more than $12.8M per year (the tag number). They’ve come up a lot from the original offer of $10M avg over 6 years

  • NFLPA to pursue collusion charges if Bryant, Thomas don't sign long-term deals

    ESPN "If Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas don't sign long-term contracts with their respective teams by Wednesday's deadline for franchise players to do so, the NFL players' union plans to move ahead with collusion charges against those teams, a source close to the situation told ESPN. The NFLPA..." July 14

  • Report: Cowboys Believe Dez Is Acting “Chaotic” And Desperate For Contract

    Black Sports Online "Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, has an interesting spin on Dez Bryant’s ultimatum to the Dallas Cowboys. According to Coles sources, Cowboys team officials believe the All Pro is acting “chaotic” and desperate in his attempt to get a contract extension on par with Calvin Johnson. It’s believe..." July 14

  • Report: Stephen Jones told Dez Bryant he talked to John Elway about contract

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant and Denver Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas are going through virtually identical situations with their respective teams, though one seems to be a little more quiet than the other. However, one of the things that could be having a major affect on both..." July 14

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    #Cowboys EVP Stephen Jones in a text denies @DezBryant has threatened to miss training camp, regular-season games

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Sources: @DezBryant personally called Cowboys EVP Stephen Jones to say he won't attend camp, will miss real games unless signed by Wed.

  • Dez Bryant confirms he'll hold out barring long-term deal

    The Score "With no progress being made toward a long-term contract, Dez Bryant is making it clear he has no intentions of playing the 2015 season under the franchise tag. The star wide receiver reportedly informed Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones that he'll sit out training camp and..." July 13

  • Dez tells Stephen Jones he'll skip camp, sit out games if no deal

    ESPN Dallas "As the NFL deadline for franchise players to sign multiyear contracts approaches, wide receiver Dez Bryant has attempted to increase the pressure on the Dallas Cowboys. The wide receiver personally informed Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones that he will not attend training camp and..." July 13

  • Cowboys insist nothing to NFLPA’s investigation into possible collusion

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The NFL Players Association is investigating whether the Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos colluded over the unresolved contract situations of their franchise receivers, an NFLPA source confirmed Friday. ESPN first reported that the NFLPA believes the teams had contact about the players’..." July 12

  • NFLPA looking into possible collusion between Broncos, Cowboys

    Pro Football Rumors "With five days left for franchised players to negotiate multiyear contract agreements with their current teams, only two of the four unsigned franchise-tag recipients play the same position: Demaryius Thomas and Dez Bryant. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, the NFL Players Association is..." July 11

  • Tony Romo on Dez's contract: 'I think it will work out'

    NFL.com "Count Tony Romo among those in the Dallas Cowboys organization not worried about Dez Bryant missing games. When asked about the wide receiver during a media session at his football camp back home in Wisconsin, the quarterback brushed aside any concerns. "The NFL is a business, it really is,"..." July 07

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Sounds like a Dez Bryant deal isn't out of the question this week. Expect things to continue evolving and possibly conclude by midweek

  • Cowboys Close to 7-Year $100 Million Deal With Dez Bryant

    Black Sports Online "Dez Bryant describes himself as a “hyperactive kid” according to Mike Fisher of CBS DFW. So you can only imagine how he feels waiting on a contract that has to be a lot like a kid waiting on Christmas gifts. After receiving the franchise tag from the Cowboys, the star WR made it clear that he..." July 05

  • Tony Romo: I think it'll work out with Dez Bryant

    Dallas Morning News "DeMarco Murray is gone and the the July 15 deadline for Dez Bryant and the Cowboys to work out a long-term deal is inching closer, but Tony Romo isn't worried. "The NFL is a business, it really is," Romo said at his Q&A at his football camp in Burlington, Wisconsin via myracinecounty.com...." July 05

  • Cowboys ‘Comfortable’ With Coming New Dez Deal

    CBS Dallas Forth Worth "Dez Bryant likes to tell me he’s a “hyperactive kid,’’ a fact that makes his wait on a “Cowboys For Life’’ contract all the more challenging. But sources tell me his wait is almost over, the two sides having moved to such a negotiating comfort level that there is discussion about announcing a done..." July 04

  • Report: Cowboys believe Dez Bryant is bluffing about missing games

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys have yet to sign Dez Bryant to a long-term extension, and Bryant’s camp has indicated that he would rather miss regular season games than sign the franchise tender and play under a one-year deal worth roughly $13 million. Apparently the Cowboys aren’t buying..." July 03

  • Dez Bryant, Cowboys reportedly on verge of contract extension

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has no intention of playing the 2015 season under a one-year contract, and he may not have to. According to a report from Mike Fisher of 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, the Cowboys are “very optimistic” that a long-term extension between Bryant and the team is..." July 02

  • Dez Bryant's agent met with Cowboys within the last week

    ESPN Dallas "With the deadline to agree to a long-term deal July 15, Tom Condon, the agent for wide receiver Dez Bryant, and the Dallas Cowboys had their first face-to-face meeting in nearly four months within the past week, according to sources. Bryant's other agent, Kim Miale of Roc Nation was also in the..." June 28

  • Cowboys’ Dez Bryant does NBC promo shoot for game he’s threatening to not attend

    Dallas Morning News "Dez Bryant doesn’t seemed too concerned about missing the first game of the season. At least that’s the vibe we felt as he participated in a Sunday Night Football on NBC photo shoot on Tuesday in Los Angeles, according to the network. He was joined by the Philadelphia Eagles running back..." June 24

  • Dez Bryant rejoins 'Boys teammates, doesn't practice

    NFL.com "Dez Bryant is back on the scene for the Dallas Cowboys. The star wide receiver, who has sat out the Cowboys' offseason program due to a contract dispute, was with teammates at AT&T Stadium for the final practice before the start of training camp. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett told reporters it..." June 18

  • Jones has 'no doubt' Bryant will be ready for Week 1

    Fox Sports Southwest "It's getting hard to keep track of all the Dez Bryant speculation swirling around the Cowboys this week, and not a single bit of it seemed to bother Jerry Jones. The Cowboys owner and general manager held court with reporters Wednesday morning at a minicamp practice held at AT&T Stadium. The..." June 18

  • Dez Bryant: $13 million is nice, but where’s my security?

    Pro Football Talk "Dez Bryant says he’s not willing to play for $13 million this season because he needs the kind of money that can set him up for life. Bryant, who is threatening not to report to the Cowboys for the start of the regular season if they don’t offer him more than the $13 million he would make on..." June 17

  • Dez Bryant's agent says Cowboys WR is willing to miss multiple games

    Sporting News "Dez Bryant confirmed the rumor that he'd be willing to sit out Week 1 if he doesn't get a new contract, and his agent said the Cowboys wideout could miss more games. Bryant's agent, Tom Condon, appeared on Sirius XM radio Tuesday to discuss his client's contract situation. When he was asked..." June 16

  • Bryant 'serious' about boycott if no agreement for long-term deal

    Fox Sports Southwest "In his first interview on the subject, Dez Bryant tells FOX Sports Southwest his contemplation of boycotting the Cowboys' season-opening game is "legit. It's not bogus." "And," adds the All-Pro receiver seeking a "Cowboys-for-Life" long-term contract, "it could be longer than just the..." June 15

  • Is Cowboys WR depth chart in trouble without Dez Bryant?

    Cover32 "We’ve all been reading the reports this past week about Dez Bryant possibly holding out for the 2015 NFL Season Opener or possibly longer if the Dallas Cowboys front office doesn’t give in to a long term deal for the Pro Bowl wide receiver who has pretty much straightened up and held his own part..." June 15

  • Dez Bryant weighs skipping Cowboys' season opener if no deal signed

    ESPN "Dez Bryant is contemplating not reporting to the Dallas Cowboys for the regular season opener unless he is signed to a long-term contract by July 15, according to sources familiar with the receiver's negotiation strategy. Bryant has not signed his franchise tag, which would guarantee him..." June 13

  • Dez Bryant blasts NFL after league shuts down Tony Romo event in Las Vegas

    USA Today "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was scheduled to headline the National Fantasy Football Convention at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, but the event was canceled after the NFL intervened. Via GoNFFC.com: “It’s with incredibly heavy hearts that we announce to you that we..." June 08

  • $100 Million Deal For Dez Bryant?

    Blogging The Boys "$100 million deal for Dez Bryant? - Todd Archer, ESPN In response to a mailbag question, Todd Archer writes about whether Dez Bryant and Cowboys management can reach an agreement on a new deal. There are a lot of things to work through in deals that will be as big as Bryant’s that pertain to..." June 01

  • Sources: Dez at OTA despite unsigned tender

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has not signed his franchise-tag tender but the Pro Bowler did take part in a limited portion of Thursday's organized team activity at Valley Ranch, according to sources. Bryant has made a handful of appearances at the Cowboys' offseason conditioning..." May 28

  • Stephen Jones Explains Why Dez Bryant Doesn’t Have Long-Term Deal

    Black Sports Online "Dez Bryant is not the only top wide receiver in the NFL having contract issues, but he may end up being the last guy to get paid. The Cowboys seemed afraid of Bryant’s volatile past once — but now it sounds like Jerry and Stephen Jones are going to use the excuse of “market value” — to explain..." May 11

  • Company that created Dez's website, marketed his brand files suit against Bryant's management agency

    Dallas Morning News "Another lawsuit has been filed involving Dez Bryant and his business associates. This time, the Cowboys receiver’s management agency is the defendant. Darren Heitner, a lawyer for Official Brands Inc., confirmed that a civil lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Dallas County against Roc Nation..." April 22

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    Jon Machota @jonmachota

    Stephen Jones on @gbagnation: Nothing new on Dez Bryant contract. "You have to be patient. Our #1 goal is still to get him signed longterm."

  • Jerry Jones not worried about Dez Bryant’s contract situation

    Pro Football Talk "Dallas receiver Dez Bryant remains unsigned, but Cowboys owner and General Manager Jerry Jones is not worried. Jones said at the league meeting that he’s sure Bryant will be under contract before the season starts, whether that’s because Bryant signs the franchise tender or because he and the..." March 25

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    David Helman @HelmanDC

    Stephen also said he thinks it's realistic that the Cowboys could reach a deal with Dez by the July 15 deadline. However ...

  • Dez Bryant signs multi-year deal with sports memorabilia company

    Dallas Morning News "Dez Bryant doesn't have his long-term contract with the Cowboys yet, but Dez does have a deal with Panini America, the world's largest sports and entertainment collectibles company. The exclusive game-worn memorabilia partner of the Dallas Cowboys and an official licensee of the NFL and NFL..." March 18

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    Dez Bryant @DezBryant

    @DeMarcoMurray I wish you would have stayed but I understand your decision... Congrats bro you deserve it - #offenseMVPoftheyear

  • Dez Bryant fires back at Malcolm Jenkins recruiting DeMarco Murray

    CBS Sports "DeMarco Murray is a free agent and NFL teams are pitching him about potentially joining their team. One such pitch came from Eagles defensive back Malcolm Jenkins. Malcolm Jenkins took to Twitter and told Murray to "come to the dark side."" March 11

  • Dez Bryant and Amber Rose Hook UP

    Terez Owens "Celebrity for no reason Amber Rose had a good time in Texas over the weekend with Dez Bryant. The model was spotted at Alex Thomas’ stand up at the Improv Comedy Club in Arlington, Texas and spent most of the evening with Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant. " March 09