Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/8/12

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is closing in on a plea deal related to his arrest on charges that he assaulted his mother, according to 105.3 The Fan radio in Dallas.

The radio station reported Friday that lawyers representing Bryant met with the Dallas County District Attorney's office this week and Bryant will plead guilty to a reduced Class C misdemeanor for family violence and will not face jail time or probation but will pay a $500 fine and attend anger management classes.

Bryant was originally charged with a Class A misdemeanor that could result in a $4,000 fine and up to a year in jail.

The wide receiver was arrested July 16 after an altercation with his mother, Angela. The Dallas Morning News had reported that she signed an affidavit that she did not want her son to be prosecuted.

The district attorney's office and Bryant's attorney, state Sen. Royce West, could not be reached for comment.

Even if Bryant did not plead guilty, he still could have been subject to the NFL's personal conduct policy.

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