Dez Bryant

Dez Bryant expresses interest in joining Patriots in 2020

Dez Bryant expresses interest in joining Patriots in 2020

Dez Bryant is looking to make an NFL comeback in 2020, and the free-agent wide receiver already has a few teams in mind.

Bryant, who spent 2010-17 with the Dallas Cowboys and tore his Achilles shortly after joining the New Orleans Saints in 2018, wrote on Twitter he'd re-join Dallas if given the chance next season.

If the Cowboys don't come calling, Bryant says he'll "see what's up" with the New England Patriots along with the Saints, Baltimore Ravens, and Kansas City Chiefs.


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Considering the Patriots' lack of depth at receiver, it's fair to expect them to do their due diligence on the three-time Pro Bowler heading into 2020. It's unclear whether Bryant has anything left in the tank, but if the 31-year-old is willing to put in the work, it certainly couldn't hurt to find out.

Bryant caught 69 passes for 838 yards and six touchdowns during his last full season in 2017.

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Antonio Brown apologizes, begs for forgiveness in latest plea to return to NFL

Antonio Brown apologizes, begs for forgiveness in latest plea to return to NFL

It looks like Antonio Brown is making a final plea to re-join the NFL, possibly with the New England Patriots. 

In his latest Instagram post (which is lengthy) Brown apologizes to everyone he hurt over the past year or so, including his friends, family and anyone he offended. Tom Brady, of course, liked the photo and Hall of Fame cornerback Deion Sanders commented with the goat emoji. 

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First and foremost, I’d like to apologize to my family, friends and anyone who I offended. I never once meant to make anyone feel like I wasn’t thankful and appreciative of the opportunity that I was afforded to play the game I love. I’ve worked hard over the years to earn a chance to compete in the greatest game on earth. Over the years I was met with challenges and I can honestly say I didn’t handle those challenges in the manner that I should have. Over the past few weeks I’ve had the opportunity to think about everything that’s transpired and I am deeply sorry to all who I’ve offended. While my behavior was inexcusable, sometimes when people are coming at you with false information and allegations, we handle ourselves in ways that we sometimes regret. I do take full responsibility for my actions and I’m working everyday to repair what I broke. I do know that if I’m ever given the opportunity to play the game that I love, I’m going to work extremely hard to show the world how much I appreciate another chance. To the organizations that I offended, I offer my sincere apology to you and my hope is that you forgive me and help me move on from this minor setback. I look forward to competing and helping a team reach their goals.

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Earlier this week, Sanders guaranteed the Patriots would be getting help in the receiver department. While former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has tweeted some interesting things lately alluding to possibly joining the Patriots, could Sanders be talking about him or Brown? 

The 31-year-old's apology doesn't guarantee him a spot on an NFL roster, but with this latest post, he could be clearing the way for a possible comeback soon. Or it's just AB being the same old AB with yet another social media post? Probably the latter. 

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Was Deion Sanders referring to Dez Bryant joining Patriots in coming weeks?

Was Deion Sanders referring to Dez Bryant joining Patriots in coming weeks?

Hall of Fame cornerback Deion Sanders made a rather interesting guarantee earlier this week that the New England Patriots would be getting some help in the next few weeks. 

The question is, how reliable is his take? A rather interesting pair of social media posts from former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant could shed some light on what Sanders was referring to. 

Will the 31-year-old make his NFL comeback with the Patriots? He cryptically tweeted that he may receive some big news in the coming weeks, which is synonymous with Sanders' take.

He also responded "maybe lol" to an Instagram comment which stated "He's going to the Pats. Confirmed. Mark it."

What's even more interesting is that in November he tweeted that he didn't want to be a starter, he'd rather contribute off the bench. Though he hasn't played in the NFL in two years, he could be a veteran target for Tom Brady and New England, who have Julian Edelman, Mohamed Sanu, Phillip Dorsett and N'Keal Harry on the receiver depth chart.  

Sanders lobbied for Bryant's return to the Cowboys in 2018, so Deion could be doing it again for Dez, this time with the Patriots.

Bryant has 531 receptions for 7,459 yards and 73 touchdowns over his eight-year NFL career. 

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