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Dez Bryant

Dallas Cowboys
Wide Receiver

Ht: 6.2 | Wt: 222

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YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptFum Lost
2010DAL124556112.4760100.00001
2011DAL156392814.7390155.00001
2012DAL1692138215.021212-5-2.50002
2013DAL1693123313.26130111.00001
Average:73102614100101001
Total:293410414401511005

NFL | Potential 2016 free-agent WR class stout

Wed, 20 May 2015 09:28:45 -0700

The upcoming group of potential free-agent wide receivers includes four of the positions most dominant players, including Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant, Denver Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas, Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green and Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones, according to Spotrac.com. All four players are engaging in contract discussions on some level with their current teams.

Fantasy Tip: While it looks impressive on paper, the reality of any of these guys hitting the open market seems extremely low, let alone the idea of all four of them at the same time. Nevertheless, each one has something extra to play for in 2015, which only helps their fantasy value, all things being equal. Each player makes for a fine WR1 to build a fantasy team around.

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Cowboys | Dez Bryant attends offseason program

Mon, 18 May 2015 10:11:37 -0700

Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant is participating in the strength and conditioning program, despite being at odds with the Cowboys regarding his current contract. "I wanted to be here for my teammates," Bryant said. "In the past two years that locker room has changed. There is something special in there." If Bryant isn't given a long-term deal, he may not practice with the team until late July when training camp begins.

Fantasy Tip: Bryant will play for the Cowboys this year; it's just a matter of how much money he'll be making and for how long. When healthy, Bryant is one of the few receivers who can be considered No. 1 overall at the position. He's worth a late first-round pick or an early second-round pick in fantasy drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Dallas Morning News - Jon Machota

Cowboys | Dez Bryant's contract about risk

Wed, 13 May 2015 17:03:28 -0700

Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant isn't appearing likely to receive the long-term deal he wants from the Cowboys this offseason. Even if the Cowboys are able to agree on the financial terms with Bryant, the wide receiver will need to agree to some type of off-the-field structure designed to limit his risk.

Fantasy Tip: If anything, playing under the franchise tag is a positive for Bryant's fantasy value. Bryant will continue to seek a long-term contract, possibly leading to superior play on the field. Bryant will enter the 2015 season as a top-five receiver, with top three-upside.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNDallas.com - Jean-Jacques Taylor

Cowboys | Dez Bryant to return punts?

Mon, 11 May 2015 11:27:58 -0700

Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant may return punts in 2015, according to executive vice president Stephen Jones. With the loss of former WR Dwayne Harris, the Cowboys are in need of a new punt returner. Jones said that WR Cole Beasley will probably be the first option, but that Bryant could also be used since he returned punts in college and has done so in his professional career.

Fantasy Tip: It would be somewhat surprising to see Bryant play a lot on special teams with how valuable he is on offense. Whoever does the returning will have added value in leagues that score returns.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Dallas Morning News - Jon Machota

Cowboys | Other WRs affecting Dez Bryant contract

Sun, 10 May 2015 20:03:29 -0700

Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant's contract talks have been slowed by more than just issues between Bryant and the Cowboys, executive vice president Stephen Jones said Wednesday, May 6. "I think a lot people want to naturally assume it's a Dez Bryant-Cowboy issue," Jones said. "I think it's a bigger issue than that right now. There's three or four young receivers in this league other than Dez that are going to be looking for long term contracts."

Fantasy Tip: Players like A.J. Green, Demaryius Thomas and Julio Jones all looking for new deals, as well, and it is understandable that Bryant would want the market for young receivers to be somewhat set before he agrees on a dollar amount for his new deal. Despite the off-field distractions, there is no reason Bryant shouldn't be one of the first receivers taken in fantasy drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Cowboys | Dez Bryant skipping workouts

Sun, 10 May 2015 10:40:18 -0700

Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has not been participating in offseason workouts, but offensive coordinator Scott Linehan is not worried since he believes Bryant will be ready when he does practice. Linehan said he has met with Bryant on several occasions at the team's facility.

Fantasy Tip: Bryant has not signed his franchise tender yet, so he does not have to take part in any workouts. Bryant likely will report when training camp starts and should be one of the first receivers selected in fantasy drafts next season.

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Cowboys | Dez Bryant not at workouts

Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:16:53 -0700

Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant is absent for the beginning of the team's voluntary workouts this week.

Fantasy Tip: Bryant remains one of the elite wide receivers in fantasy and is worth consideration late in the first round of traditional drafts.

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Cowboys | No talks between DAL, Dez Bryant

Thu, 02 Apr 2015 09:25:46 -0700

Dallas Cowboys franchise free-agent WR Dez Bryant has not had any contract talks with the Dallas Cowboys at this point. The team has until July 15 to sign Bryant to a long-term contract or he will play the 2015 season on his one year-deal.

Fantasy Tip: Bryant should be playing with the Cowboys this season, but his future with the team is uncertain at this time. Bryant should still be one of the top fantasy wide receivers next season and likely will be selected in one of the first few rounds of drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNDallas.com - Todd Archer

Cowboys | Dez Bryant receives tag

Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:54:28 -0800

Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant received the franchise tag Monday, March 2. Bryant would make $12.823 million if he signs the tender offer.

Fantasy Tip: Bryant probably is not happy with receiving the franchise tag, but the team likely will try to sign him to a long-term deal. Bryant could decide to skip the offseason workouts but should be ready for the season. Bryant should be one of the top wide receivers available in fantasy drafts next season.

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Cowboys | Dez Bryant tag could be temporary

Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:05:35 -0800

Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant is expected to receive the franchise tag by Monday, March 2, but during the NFL Scouting Combine, team owner Jerry Jones said that he hoped the tag would serve as a "placeholder" while the two sides worked out a long-term deal.

Fantasy Tip: The bottom line for fantasy owners is that Bryant is going to be back with the Cowboys in 2015, and he should continue to be one of the best receivers in the league. He is a definite WR1 and possibly the best fantasy option at the position.

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