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IRVING, Texas As he entered the Valley Ranch locker room following practice on Thursday, Dez Bryant told a group of reporters that he's playing Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
"Only thing y'all need to know is I'm playing," Bryant said.
The 24-year-old Dallas Cowboys wide receiver has a fractured left index finger that requires surgery. But he could choose to play in Sunday's game with the aid of a splint. Bryant was seen during the media portion of Thursday's practice wearing a padded white glove that allowed the tip of his index finger to be exposed.
Cowboys tight end Jason Witten and cornerback Brandon Carr both said Thursday that Bryant looked good catching the ball during practice.
"I took some reps today," Bryant said. "I took quite a few."
Coach Jason Garrett confirmed Thursday morning that Bryant's Wednesday visit with a second hand specialist revealed "pretty similar" information to the first exam...
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Despite a fractured index finger, Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant insists he has no intention of sitting out any games, saying, "They’d have to break my leg to keep me out."
After seeing two doctors and both advising Dez Bryant have surgery, Dez will look to delay the surgery to his index finger. If Dez can look catch and play in practice the Cowboys will clear him to play against the Steelers. To me, I think this is going to be more as a decoy, I’m not sure he’ll be as effective obviously. That being said, I look for Dwayne Harris and Cole Beasley...
Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was examined by an orthopedic hand surgeon Monday afternoon and X-rays revealed a fractured left index finger.
Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said Tuesday morning that it had yet to be determined if Bryant would have season-ending surgery on the finger he injured in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 20-19 victory over the Cincinnati...
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told 105.3 FM The Fan that wide receiver Dez Bryant’s fractured finger will likely never be the same again.
“It’ll be a challenge with the flexibility of the finger, probably, for the rest of his life,” Jones said, via the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “I think he’ll still be able to use it and use it in a way that he’ll be successful on...
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has finally developed into an elite wide receiver which makes his injury hurt that much more.
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Despite having a fractured left index finger that will require surgery in the offseason, Dallas wide receiver Dez Bryant remains determined to play against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. “It has not been decided … Continue reading →
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has told the media that, “They’d have to break my leg to keep me out.” So it sounds like he’s going to play even though he has a fractured finger.
Even though Bryant can permanently damage his finger if he continues to play, I don’t think he cares and will do whatever he can to help the Cowboys get into the playoffs.
Dez Bryant’s injury status has been the hottest topic coming out of Dallas this week.
Bryant broke his left index finger during Sunday’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals. Reports surfaced just after the injury occurred that Bryant could be shut down for the year.
After that tidal wave of ifs and maybes subsided, definitive answers are coming forth.
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Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant met with doctors on Wednesday. Bryant is looking for medical options leading up to Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Bryant is expected to play in the game as he has said “they’d have to break my leg to keep me out.”
Missing practice was expected from Bryant, Dwayne Harris will take his snaps for Wednesday. Speaking at a press...
According to ESPN’s Ed Werder the Dallas Cowboys have figured out a way to protect wide receiver Dez Bryant’s fractured finger.
Cowboys have solution to protect Dez Bryant’s broken finger that allows him to catch passes but will be painful game for him #cowboys
— Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) December 14, 2012
It will certainly be interesting to see how well Bryant plays with...
Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant and running back DeMarco Murray were able to return to practice at a limited capacity yesterday after sitting out Wednesday’s session, while linebacker DeMarcus Ware wasn’t able to suit up for the second day in a row.
Bryant continues to recover from a finger injury. It was initially reported that the injury could sideline the wide receiver...