Originally posted on No Guts, No Glory  |  Last updated 8/28/12

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 14: Dez Bryant of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates after his first quarter touchdown reception against the New York Giants was confirmed by video replay on November 14, 2010 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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 qui...
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