Posts Tagged ‘Dez Bryant’

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says he finally had a “great visit” with WR Dez Bryant

For the past couple days, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones had avoided talking to Dez Bryant. The WR had been arrested, and Jones told a radio station that he was “too pissed” to do so. All that stems, of course, from Bryant’s arrest for allegedly hitting his mother. Well, that has changed. Perhaps this situation is quieting down for Dallas. Jones acknowledged that his “disappointment” with Bryant was why he hadn’t talked with him. “That’s one of the main reasons,” Jones said. “You know as a daddy sometimes, you’re not supposed to spank when you’re mad. I wanted to get the information, like I said the other day, but I also wanted to get my mind right so we could really […]

Live from Tahoe: Cowboys TE Jason Witten is saddened about, but supportive of, Dez Bryant

The biggest news for the Dallas Cowboys heading into training camp was WR Dez Bryant’s arrest last week. And many have weighed in about what it means. Out here in South Lake Tahoe, legendary RB Emmitt Smith offered some thoughts, and so did WR Miles Austin. Late yesterday, another key figure on this year’s team spoke on the subject. TE Jason Witten, one of the team leaders, sounded as conflicted as could be expected when I asked him about Bryant’s arrest. Yes, he’s a teammate. But Witten also expressed disappointment. What did he tell me? “I don’t know enough about the situation to really comment too much on it until I get further information, but I support him as a […]

Live from Tahoe: Cowboys WR Miles Austin enjoys his down time, avoids Dez Bryant talk

The final foursomes are out on the course here in South Lake Tahoe, which means we’re about to wrap up for the day. Don’t worry, we’ll be back at it again tomorrow. But first, let’s hear from a familiar face — Cowboys WR Miles Austin. He finished hitting balls on the range — in between signing an endless string of autographs — and stopped to talk. Austin was in good spirits, talking up the Cowboys’ devotion to physical fitness … but not wanting to discuss what’s up with recently arrested WR Dez Bryant. “It’s important to all of us (to stay in shape), and I feel like everyone’s been doing a good job staying in shape, especially after we broke […]

NFL fantasy football: Marshawn Lynch facing suspension?

Both Marshawn Lynch and Dez Bryant face their share of legal issues, but is it enough to affect their fantasy potential?

Three and out: Moss back to being elite?

Randy Moss is trying to prove he still has something to offer. Unlike other players on the down-slope of their careers, he might be right.

Nine really random things and whatever else is going on around the NFL…

A quick and random spin through what the heck happened in the NFL this week …

My story: Is this the year Cowboys WR Dez Bryant lives up to his potential? “We’re just going to see”

Cowboys WR Dez Bryant is talented. Duh. He’s big, he’s strong, he’s fast, he’s got great hands, he has great balance. Yet we are all still waiting to see how good the former first-round pick from Oklahoma State can be.

Optimism abounds for two Cowboys in the offseason: Checking in on DeMarco Murray and Dez Bryant …

It’s the offseason, which means stories and outlooks are generally sunny. That continues right up until mid-August, when teams start to play preseason games and begin to understand what they are missing.

Texans’ Johnson, Cowboys’ Bryant restructure contracts

Two of the league’s most explosive wide receivers — Andre Johnson of the Texans and Dez Bryant of the Cowboys — are among those who are restructuring their deals in order to create more salary cap space for their teams, according to sources.

Crowder on Dolphins GM Ireland: ‘He’s not a good person’

Channing Crowder said from Radio Row on Wednesday that he’s ready to return to the NFL. He said it won’t be with the Dolphins though, not as long as general manager Jeff Ireland is still with the team.

Fantasy Feedback: Week 10

In this week’s Fantasy Feedback: The Broncos aren’t throwing it, the Lions and Ravens aren’t running it and no one knows exactly what the Redskins are doing.

‘Playbook’ mailbag: Risks of bold predictions

We hear a lot of banter from the public about the “Playbook” crew’s picks every week, especially when fans ardently disagree with a choice of a winner.

Fantasy Faux Pas Monday: Vick, Gore, Bryant pull fast ones

Since misery loves company, here’s a chance for fantasy owners to vent about what they would have done differently in Week 4.

Three and out: Broncos’ McGahee to start

Willis McGahee is expected to start Sunday against Green Bay, but Knowshon Moreno could cut into his production.

Injury updates: Bryant likely out for Cowboys

With kickoff of Week 2 hours away, the playing status of some prominent names is coming into clearer focus.

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