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By now I’m sure everyone has seen Dez Bryant’s explosion on the Cowboys sideline Sunday.
Bryant who probably felt he was being upstaged by Calvin Johnson at that point, lit into Tony Romo and the Cowboys offense on the sidelines.
Bryant then got into it with Cowboys tight end Jason Witten seconds before the game ended.
After having his coach, owner, Romo, and Witten come to his defense, the great Deion Sanders chimed in on “NFL Networks Game Day Highlights.”
Dez is the only passionate player the Cowboys have.
“He is the only guy on that team that plays with that kind of passion. The only guy,” Sanders said on NFL Network’s “NFL GameDay Highlights. ” … At certain times he shows immaturity. (However), you can’t want the passion, mental toughness and aggressiveness on the field but not want it off the field.
“I guarantee you he is yelling about the way his team is performing … and ball distribution,” Sanders added. ” … You can’t ask for his passion and intensity in certain areas of the game but not really want it when it is really going down.”
Bryant was visibly upset early in the game about his targets, and was only thrown to six times during the whole ballgame.
Sanders blamed Bryant’s tantrum on his new-found knowledge of the game.
“We don’t give receivers and running backs enough credit (about knowing) the game. When you line up, you know where that ball is supposed to go when you are looking at the defense,” Sanders said. “If that ball is not coming to you when you know it is supposed to be coming to you, oh, we have a problem. It is OK for the quarterback to get on everybody, but not the receiver?”
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Not long after Dez Bryant was praised by us and nearly everyone else for his amazing touchdown catch on Sunday against the Detroit Lions, he was flipping out on everyone on the Dallas Cowboys sidelines. Bryant had a major meltdown and began yelling at Tony Romo and many of the Cowboys coaches late in the […]
This is one of the reason people are hesitant to say Dez Bryant is the best wide receiver in football. He can’t seem to control his emotions at times.
I am going to give him the benefit of the doubt and say he is just being animated because he thinks he can help the Cowboys win, but yelling, screaming and acting out of control isn’t the way to get your point across.
Many people assumed that Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was selfishly asking for the ball during his sideline rant.
Now that NFL Films has released the audio/video of the rant, we know that Bryant’s rant was harmless.
“We good on that, Tony!” Bryant screamed to Romo per CBS Sports. “We the best in the NFL on that. We the best in the NFL!”
It’s sad that everyone assumed...
DETROIT -- Dez Bryant is a misunderstood superstar.
Just ask him.
Moments after a pair of sideline tantrums during a brutal last-second loss to the Lions, the Cowboys wide receiver explained at great length that he's never shown anything but respect for the game.
"I'm passionate about football," he said. "I'm passionate about the game, and I'm passionate...
Dez Bryant’s unstable emotions were on full display Sunday during the Dallas Cowboys’ 31-30 loss to the Detroit Lions. Bryant caught just one pass in the first half of the game — a one-handed touchdown grab to make it 10-7 Dallas before halftime. He may have been upset about how little action he was seeing, […]
Dallas wideout Dez Bryant had an interesting Sunday that ended in a 31-30 loss for his Cowboys. Fans took to Twitter in reaction to his sideline meltdowns.
During the Dallas Cowboys/Detroit Lions game a gem of a little scene was caught on camera. Apparently displeased that he was not getting the targets that he wanted (at the time he only had two catches for 22-yards and a TD; and it was a heck of a TD). This mad Dex mad and he let everyone know it.
Of course the blog-o-sphere is assuming that it was...
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant made an impressive leaping one-handed touchdown catch with a defender in his face during the second quarter of Sunday's game against Detroit.
Bryant made a 5 yard TD reception by leaping over Lions cornerback Darius Slay and grabbing the ball with his left hand while using his helmet and shoulder pads to help him hold onto the ball....
There has been significant talk out of the Detroit game about the utilization of the Cowboys most important offensive weapon, Dez Bryant, after he tied his season low for targets in a game with just 6 at Ford Field. It sure seemed that Detroit entered the game with a very logical defensive premise that the Cowboys should be getting used to by now. Double team Bryant with a press...
NFL Films released some audio on Monday that shows Dez Bryant was being positive at one point when he erupted on the sidelines in the third quarter of the Dallas Cowboys’ 31-30 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday. I characterized Bryant’s sideline behavior when he got in the face of Tony Romo and his […]
Sunday’s game between the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions was billed to have the subplot of wide receivers Calvin Johnson and Dez Bryant dueling it out.
They have not disappointed.
Your move Johnson.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has shown time and time again that he is a huge fan of his own team. Always defending them, sometimes to a fault. It’s a situation where it makes it hard for you to consider his opinion unbiased when talking about the Cowboys.
But even if Jerry is letting the fan in him come out with these comments, I find it a very interesting argument. Jones had...
As the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions set to face off for the second time since 2011, meaning it’s the second time we’ll see Calvin Johnson and Dez Bryant. The star wide receivers will face off yet again and this time, it may come with more fireworks. Back in 2011, Johnson had 8 catches for […]
With Dez Bryant making this incredible catch earlier in the game Sunday, Lions Calvin Johnson wasn’t to be outdone and pulled down this amazing catch in double coverage:
This is becoming customary for Johnson, who seems to make catches like this on a weekly basis. Though Bryant scored on a 50-yard catch and run to put the Cowboys...
The narrative leading into today was headlined by Dez Bryant relating himself and his play to the superstardom of Calvin Johnson."I can do anything Megatron can do," Bryant said.His play may, in some ways, replicate the greatness of Calvin Johnson. But these two proved to be much different on Sunday.After a relatively boring first three quarters, the fourth was a game of...