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Report: Dez Bryant was in ‘financial distress’ before signing new contract

Before the Dallas Cowboys agreed to a long-term contract extension with Dez Bryant, there were reports that the team did not believe the 26-year-old receiver when he said he was willing to miss regular season games. Why? Because Bryant may have been having some money issues. In a lengthy piece that explains how Bryant ended...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bryant in 'financial distress' before signing new deal

After an agonizingly protracted negotiation period, Dez Bryant and the Dallas Cowboys finally came to terms on a contract extension for the wide receiver. Reports indicate that Bryant was plagued by financial issues prior to signing a five-year, $70 million deal last week. Four sources reportedly told Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole that Bryant was in...Read More The post Dez Bryant...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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NFL tweaks wording in attempt to clarify 'Dez Bryant Rule'

The good news is the NFL is rewording one of its most confusing rules. The bad news, though, is the rule’s still kind of confusing. The rule about what constitutes a catch, which once was referred to as the “Calvin Johnson rule,” and now may be known as the “Dez Bryant rule,” has been tweaked by the NFL. Arguably the most notable instance of the rule came last season...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Jones: Dez Bryant catch ruling was correct call

It’s been over six months since the Dallas Cowboys lost to the Green Bay Packers in heartbreaking fashion in the playoffs. This was the game that wide receiver Dez Bryant fought to remain in possession of a catch while landing near the end zone. After a complete booth review, the catch was ruled incomplete. The “catch that never was” is still a popular topic of discussion...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones to Dez: 'Let's just win five Super Bowls in a row'

The Dallas Cowboys and wide receiver Dez Bryant came to an agreement on a five-year $70 million contract on Wednesday just hours before the franchise tag deadline was set to pass. Owner Jerry Jones, who was obviously ecstatic when he heard the news of the agreement, had this to say to Bryant after the receiver was locked up long term (via Sports Illustrated): “I just want...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant’s new deal and the sad state of contracts in the NFL

On the surface, the five-year, $70 million contract Dez Bryant signed with the Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday appears to be a win-win for both the wide receiver and the team. The annual average of Bryant’s deal makes him the second highest-paid receiver in the NFL (tied with Demaryius Thomas). If Bryant is still on the Cowboys roster after the fifth day of the league year next March...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones applauds Jay-Z, Roc Nation for work with Dez Bryant

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones knows good business, and he’s “very impressed” with the work Jay-Z and Roc Nation put forth to close the deal for Dez Bryant’s contract. According to Jon Machota of The Dallas Morning News, Bryant’s management team worked tirelessly to set up the framework for the monumental deal, prompting Jones to offer this ringing endorsement: ...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading Dez Bryant’s new deal with the Dallas Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys were looking unlikely to get a new deal done with star wide receiver Dez Bryant, but it appears that the two sides were able to find a middle ground in the discussions. According to a report from Ian Rapoport of, the Cowboys have agreed in principle to a five-year, $70 million contract with Bryant. The #Cowboys and Dez Bryant have an agreement in principle...
Via This Given Sunday
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys want protection in case Bryant gets in trouble?

The Dallas Cowboys are reportedly concerned that giving Dez Bryant too much money could make it more likely that he will get into trouble off the field. According to Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole, one of the reasons contract talks between the Cowboys and Bryant have seemingly gone stale is that the team wants to be...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dez Bryant informs Cowboys he will hold out

Dez Bryant has officially informed the Dallas Cowboys that he will not show up to work until he gets a long-term contract, according to a report. Sources reportedly told ESPN’s Ed Werder on Monday that Bryant personally called Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones to inform him that the team has a deadline of Wednesday...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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