Found August 28, 2012 on
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After learning of the Dez Bryant rules that were apparently mandated by the Cowboys, there was talk that the rules could violate the CBA. But according to 105.3 The Fan, the rules don’t actually violate the CBA. Mainly because the rules were not handed down by the Cowboys. Instead, it was Dez Bryant’s inner circle that created the rules and presented them to the Cowboys.
Of course, the Cowboys agreed with the proposal and it is Bryant who is footing the bill for any cost associated with the rules such as the security detail for Bryant.
But why would Bryant’s camp approach the Cowboys with such guidelines? 105.3 The Fan says the reason is two-fold.
Long-term, this program — which we’re told is being financed by the Bryant camp and not Jerry Jones’ team, a fact that keeps it from being a salary-cap violation and offers more proof that it’s not “Cowboys-mandated’’ – has a chance to keeps the budding star on the behavioral straight-and-narrow.
But short-term comes a goal that seems quit...
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The guidelines by which Dez Bryant must abide by if he wants to remain a part of the Cowboys have received much scrutiny over the last few days, but the team's outspoken owner says they weren't the team's idea.
DALLAS Former Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson said receiver Dez Bryant has yet to prove he's worth the off-field trouble he's brought upon himself and the team.
"Time will tell," Johnson said Wednesday during a press conference at a Dallas hotel. "I don't think you can say yes or no right now. Up to this point, we don't know. He's just a young guy...
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant is a talent on the field, but his problems start when he steps off the field. Bryant, who is currently awaiting possible prosecution stemming from allegedly assaulting his mother, has been given a special set of rules by his club regarding his behavior off the field this season. And frankly, these rules are ridiculous.
The Dallas Cowboys have imposed...
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant reportedly has agreed to a strict set of rules set for him by the team. The rules, which began Thursday, focus on personal conduct and range from a curfew to abstaining from alcohol, ESPNDallas reported citing sources. The Cowboys' handing of the Bryant stems from a July assault charge against him for striking his biological mother...
According to Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com, the Cowboys have given wide receiver Dez Bryant will have his own rules to live by to keep him out of trouble.
“Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has agreed to strict guidelines from team officials regarding his conduct away from the field.
“The guidelines Bryant agreed to took effect Aug. 23 when the team returned to...
By now we all know the deal with Dez Bryant and his new rules. The guy can’t go to strip clubs, has to be home by midnight, blah, blah, blah. It’s pretty sad that it’s come to this with Dez. The guy has all the talent in the world and just can’t seem to get his sh*t together. The guy was sued by creditors, got in a nightclub fight with Lil’ Wayne, then to top it all off...
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Cowboys coach Jason Garrett says a series of guidelines have been put in place for Dez Bryant to hold the young receiver accountable.
While Garrett didn't go into specifics Monday, he said the team wants to support Bryant and his family. He says there is a balance in holding players accountable while also wanting to support and help them.
Forget Tony Romo and the sometimes ill-timed interception that seems to offset super-athletic flashes of utter brilliance. When it comes to off-the-charts, untapped athletic—and football—prowess, Dez Bryant is the most frustrating Dallas Cowboy of them all.
Writing his column, Shutdown Corner, for Yahoo! Sports, Doug Farrar puts it quite well:
The Dallas Cowboys have...
Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is getting the “Pacman” Jones treatment.
He has agreed to strict guidelines from team officials regarding his off-the-field behavior.
Here are some of the rules he must follow:
• A midnight curfew. If he’s going to miss curfew, team officials must know in advance
• No drinking alcohol.
• He can’t attend any strip clubs and can only...
It seems that the Dallas Cowboys have come up with a set of special rules for 23-year-old Dez Bryant due to his habit of running into trouble when away from the football field, such as allegedly assaulting his own mother. The NFL’s Cowboys don’t want to take any risks with the youngster and it’s been reported that they have set out a list of special rules for him to follow...
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made headlines (as usual) this past weekend when news was revealed that the Cowboys were putting star young wide receiver Dez Bryant under strict rules to keep him out of trouble. Now Jones, arguably the most visible and involved owner in all of sports, is appearing in a Papa John’s [...]
With the regular season finally right around the corner, it’s no secret the Dallas Cowboys have been battling injuries across the board.I’m pretty sure you may have gotten wind by now that Pro-Bowler Miles Austin hasn’t played a snap yet this preseason with a hamstring injury.While emerging superstar Dez Bryant has suffered another setback, albeit minor, thanks to a slight...
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was reportedly given a set of rules by the organization in order to ensure he stays out of trouble. Was it a mistake for Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett to make said rules public. Will making those rules public cost Jason Garrett his job?
We already mentioned that the Cowboys have committed a personal security team to Dez Bryant detail in order to keep the oft-troubled receiver from finding himself in more hot water. Of course, the Cowboys learned the hard way with Pacman Jones that a team of bodyguards isn’t enough on its own to enforce behaviorial guidelines. Further steps are necessary. Which is why the Cowboys...