Dez Bryant RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jones: 'Challenge' to sign both Dez, Murray

    ESPN Dallas "Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said Thursday he would like to sign receiver Dez Bryant and running back DeMarco Murray, the NFL's leading rusher, but getting long-term deals done with each will require creativity and compromise. It's not that the Cowboys don't have the cap room..." January 16

  • Jerry Jones: Dez Bryant isn’t going anywhere

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant has put up the kind of season every player dreams of in a contract year. But Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said this morning that Dallas is the only place he’ll be getting paid. Via Charean Williams of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Jones said on his weekly radio show..." December 23

  • Dez Bryant doesn't care what you think about his sideline rants

    SB Nation "Dez Bryant's tendency for emotional sideline outbursts are well documented -- and redundantly criticized -- by now. Every time the Dallas Cowboys' wideout flies into one of his emotional outbursts, like he did Thursday night as his team was bludgeoning the helpless Chicago Bears, the media pounces..." December 05

  • Bryant a bargain for Cowboys "Not that Dez Bryant's new representatives at Roc Nation and CAA need any help in their negotiations for a new deal for the Dallas Cowboys wide receiver, but ESPN Stats & Information has come up with a compelling argument that the Cowboys are currently more than getting their money’s worth on..." November 20

  • Jerry Jones says Dez Bryant negotiations not a distraction

    SB Nation "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones remains optimistic that his team can reach a long-term agreement with wide receiver Dez Bryant. In the meantime, he's not concerned the rocky contract negotiations will hinder Dallas's on-field success in 2014. "It's not a distraction at all. It obviously didn't..." November 15

  • Dez Bryant on wanting a new deal: I’m a very loyal person, but don’t test my loyalty

    Dallas Morning News "While Dez Bryant wants to remain a Dallas Cowboy for the rest of his NFL career, he made it clear on Wednesday that it will have to come at the right price. During a 15-minute question-and-answer session while sitting at his locker, Bryant seemed disappointed when discussing the business side..." November 12

  • Cowboys have concerns in giving Dez Bryant big-money deal

    Yahoo! Sports "Dallas Cowboys management has significant concerns about giving star wideout Dez Bryant a massive guarantee in a long-term contract based, in part, on off-field concerns with Bryant, multiple league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Cowboys have assisted Bryant in dealing with anger management and..." November 04

  • Dez Bryant signs with Jay Z's Roc Nation, wants to be an 'icon for kids'

    Sporting News "Dez Bryant has signed with Roc Nation, the next in a building list of celebrity clients for the agency founded by rap mogul Jay Z. After breaking off his relationship with agent Eugene Parker and signing with Roc Nation, Bryant is willing to publicly talk about his contract. Bryant will be a..." November 03

  • Bryant forgives Randle for spat

    ESPN Dallas "Two days after a heated verbal disagreement during practice, Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant said he had forgiven backup running back Joseph Randle. The situation, which stemmed from video of Randle mentioning Bryant's past legal issue while the running back was being booked for shoplifting..." November 03

  • Will Cowboys give new contracts to Dez Bryant, DeMarco Murray?

    Dallas Morning News "The Dallas Cowboys wouldn’t mind getting DeMarco Murray or Dez Bryant signed to a contract extension during the season. But Stephen Jones says it won’t be easy. “I think it’s very difficult,” the Cowboys chief operating officer said Friday afternoon on 105.3 The Fan [KRLD-FM]. “Everybody’s..." October 11

  • Jerry Jones: Now not the time to look at new contracts for Dez, Murray

    Dallas Morning News "Cowboys management has said repeatedly that they want receiver Dez Bryant and running back DeMarco Murray to be part of this team moving forward. Yet both players are in the final year of their contracts. Bryant mentioned going into the season that if the two sides couldn’t reach an agreement..." October 09

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    Jon Machota @jonmachota

    Dez Bryant: "My shoulder feels good. It feels 10 times better than it felt last week."

  • Dez Bryant: I've got Tony Romo's back

    Fox Sports Southwest "No matter how bad things get this season, don't expect Dez Bryant to throw Tony Romo under the bus after a poor outing. It's been clear throughout Bryant's career that he's going to support Romo even after a three-interception performance like he had Sunday. "Tony is the quarterback," Bryant..." September 12

  • Sources: Deal between Cowboys, Dez not imminent, but talks continuing

    Dallas Morning News "Talks between the Cowboys and receiver Dez Bryant on a new contract continue. Depending on where you look online, you will read something that suggests these discussions are either dragging along or accelerating at a rapid pace. Both extremes contain an element of truth. How? Because..." August 27

  • Dez Bryant, Cowboys deal coming by Thursday? "Dez Bryant said Monday there is a "big chance" he and the Dallas Cowboys will reach agreement on a contract extension before the start of the 2014 season. It might happen even sooner. NFL Media columnist Michael Silver reports, via sources in Dallas, that negotiations have intensified..." August 27

  • Dez Bryant: 'My confidence is over the roof'

    Fox Sports Southwest "Although the Dallas Cowboys' first-team offense managed only six points and 110 yards on 32 first-half plays against the Dolphins Saturday night in Miami, Dez Bryant didn't seem to be too discouraged. "I feel like we did good," Bryant said. "We want to be better. I was telling the guys on the..." August 26

  • Dez Bryant: No contract talks after Week 1

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant wants to be paid what he believes he deserves, but he plans to table his contract negotiations with the team if he doesn't have a new deal by the beginning of the regular season. "I don't want to talk about it anymore," Bryant said Monday evening after an..." August 26

  • Still Room To Sign Dez Despite Smith Deal "The Cowboys have known all along they needed to sign two cornerstones of their franchise at some point this year. Even though they’ve just locked up Tyron Smith on a deal that will keep him under contract through 2023, nothing has changed the Cowboys’ approach with the other guy. Despite..." July 31

  • Jimmy Graham deal Dez Bryant's baseline?

    ESPN Dallas "Jimmy Graham was unable to declare himself a wide receiver in an arbitration case, but the New Orleans Saints tight end did fairly well with his reported four-year, $40 million deal that includes $21 million guaranteed. As the Dallas Cowboys and Dez Bryant look for ways to come to an agreement..." July 15

  • Brandon Weeden: Dez Bryant is same ‘freak’ on the field, but he has ‘grown a whole lot’ since college

    Dallas Morning News "Dez Bryant and Brandon Weeden joined the Oklahoma State football program in 2007. Weeden redshirted that year. Bryant played in 12 games, catching 43 passes for 622 yards and six touchdowns. Bryant was 18 at the time, a year removed from starring at Lufkin High School. Weeden turned 24 during..." June 10

  • A maturing Dez Bryant expects success "The Dez Bryant you've seen the past four seasons is still here, at least on the field. He will continue to amaze with one-handed catches, foot speed, physical play and how he dominates games. He will be challenged by the opponent's best cornerback. Richard Sherman vs. Dez Bryant in 2014. Get..." June 03

  • Dez Bryant wants elite WR long-term deal

    ESPN Dallas "Dez Bryant believes he has earned the right to rank among the NFL's highest-paid wide receivers and hopes to sign a long-term contract extension with the Dallas Cowboys before the season begins. "Yeah, I deserve it," Bryant told "I deserve it. I feel like I do. I put the work..." May 28

  • Dez: 'I'm in best shape I've ever been'

    ESPN Dallas "Dez Bryant's physique that looks like it was carved out of a mountain, to borrow a phrase from Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, is being pushed to its limits this offseason. “I am in the best shape that I’ve ever been,” Bryant said. Bryant made that proclamation as he drove from..." May 15

  • Dez Bryant becomes the veteran "Jason Garrett was asked about the Cowboys' desire to obtain a veteran wide receiver this offseason. The head coach was quick to point out the team already has one: No. 88. "We consider Dez Bryant a veteran receiver," Garrett said. "He's played a lot of games for us and played at a very..." March 31

  • Dez Bryant wants to stay with Dallas Cowboys for career "Dez Bryant tells TMZ Sports ... he would NEVER consider playing for another team in the NFC East -- because he wants to spend the rest of his NFL career on the Dallas Cowboys!!! The wide receiver was ballin' it up at the Gridiron Celebrity Hoops charity event in Harlem yesterday when we told us..." February 02

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    Bryan Broaddus @BryanBroaddus

    @Watter307: Any rumors on whether Dez will require off season back surgery with the recurring problem?” He will see Dr at end of season

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    Dez Bryant said there's "no doubt" he'll play Sunday. Hurt his back vs Wash on smoke route but is ok now.

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    Tom Orsborn @tom_orsborn

    The Cowboys practice reports lists Dez Bryant as limited with a sure back.

  • Dez sorry, left early to hide tears "There was only one man in the Dallas Cowboys' locker room late Monday afternoon: Dez Bryant. The Cowboys wide receiver offered a third apology to reporters for his actions after leaving the field with 1:21 to play in the fourth quarter of a 37-36 loss to the Green Bay Packers. Bryant..." December 17

  • Bryant on early exit: ‘I was wrong’

    San Antonio Express-News "Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant said Monday he regrets heading to the locker room with 1:21 left in Sunday’s 37-36 loss to Green Bay. Bryant made his early exit after an interception thrown by Tony Romo allowed the Packers to run out the clock. He said the reason he left the field was that he..." December 16

  • Cowboys WR Dez Bryant: My ball security has been fine

    Dallas Morning News "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday morning that Dez Bryant needs to do a better job of protecting the football. Later in the day, Bryant said his fourth-quarter fumble was more about the weather than his individual technique. “I think my ball security, in my honest opinion has..." November 27

  • Dez Bryant 'doesn't like to be touched,' so Giants plan to get physical

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants have a plan to slow Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant. It involves getting in his face and being as physical as possible at the line of scrimmage. They believe the best way to slow one of the league's top receivers is to stymie him before he gets going. Bryant doesn't like the..." November 21

  • Dez Bryant buys PS4s for shoppers "Christmas came early for several shoppers at a Dallas Wal-Mart, with Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant playing the role of Santa Claus. Bryant showed up to purchase a Sony PlayStation 4 on the night of the new video game system's launch, and decided on a whim to buy one for several other..." November 15

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    Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon

    Jerry Jones on KRLD-FM about Dez Bryant: "We need to get him the ball more." Added that will be focus for coaches during bye week.

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Dez Bryant vows to play vs Saints and took an Epidural injection earlier in week for back pain, sources tell me. Great practice after that.

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    Cowboys not concerned about Dez Bryant's back. It's been tight but he's getting stretched out and has looked fine the last 2 days.

  • Cowboys WR Dez Bryant refused to be hazed as a rookie "Hazing, bullying, rookie initiations or whatever other name you give it is nothing new. Not in football or most other sports. What is new, at least in the NFL, is that the alleged bullying by Dolphins guard Richie Incognito of teammate Jonathan Martin was enough to cause Martin to leave the..." November 08

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    Clarence Hill @clarencehilljr

    Practice report: Dez Bryant returns to practice

  • How concerning is Dez Bryant's back?

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant did not practice on Wednesday. His back was tight. In the locker room after practice, Bryant said there was no doubt that he would play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. The rest of the organization has that feeling, too. The day off was just a..." November 07

  • Cowboys WR Bryant may have disc problem in back

    Fox Sports Southwest "Dallas wide receiver Dez Bryant participated on a limited basis in practice on Thursday while continuing to vow to play Sunday night in New Orleans. But sources close to the Cowboys standout tell FOX Sports Southwest that there are concerns he is suffering from a bulging or herniated disc in his..." November 07

  • Dez Bryant returns to practice "Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said he did not believe Dez Bryant's sore back is a long-term issue, and the wide receiver was back on the practice field Thursday after missing Wednesday's session. Bryant was running routes in the portion of practice open to the media. How much he..." November 07

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    No Dez Bryant at practice today.

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    Clarence Hill @clarencehilljr

    Dez Bryant missed practice wed with a tight back but was very definitive about playing Sunday. "You damn right"

  • Tony Romo backs Dez Bryant "With audio now available to back up Dez Bryant's claim that he was saying only positive things when he was seen shouting at Tony Romo in a sideline rant last weekend, the Dallas quarterback was ready to offer a passionate defense of his top receiver. Romo took care of it without the arm-waving..." November 01

  • Audio release of Dez Bryant sideline rant sounds 'positive' after all "One of the more dominant storylines from Sunday was what appeared to be Dez Bryant ranting and raving on the Cowboys sideline after not getting the ball on one of Dallas possessions. His behavior inspired plenty of criticism and it appears that criticism was largely misguided. In footage..." October 29

  • Dez Bryant defends sideline rants

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant described his passion as "all positive" after a pair of sideline confrontations with teammates during Sunday's 31-30 loss to the Detroit Lions. Bryant yelled at quarterback Tony Romo after a third-down incompletion to Dwayne Harris late in the third..." October 28

  • Rant overshadows Dez Bryant’s play for Cowboys

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dez Bryant is not going to apologize for his antics on the sideline. He’s a passionate and emotional player who is driven to win. Something, he said, that has been going on since he first stepped on a football field. So, yes, he’s going to get into animated and sometimes heated conversations..." October 28

  • Dez Bryant: In order to win, you’ve got to be passionate

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dez Bryant is not going to apologize for his antics on the sidelines. He’s a passionate and emotional player who is driven to win. Something, he said, that has been going on since he first stepped on a football field. So, yes, he’s going to get into animated and sometimes heated conversations...." October 28

  • Dez Bryant flips out on the Cowboys’ sideline

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys took a 13-7 lead over the Lions late in the third quarter, but Dallas receiver Dez Bryant was not happy. Bryant flipped out on the sideline, screaming at quarterback Tony Romo as well as receivers coach Derek Dooley and anyone else who crossed his path. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett..." October 27

  • Dez Bryant recalls how 'serious' injury made him feel

    Fox Sports Southwest "Dez Bryant needed a wheelchair to exit FedEx Field the last time the Dallas Cowboys faced Washington. Bryant who injured his back during that 28-18 Week 17 loss in December said Wednesday that he didn't know at the time if he had suffered a long-term injury. "I didn't know how it was going..." October 11