It’s been talked about since before last season ended. Nobody was sure if it would happen or not. But it did.
The Cowboys have released three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Dez Bryant, according to multiple media reports.
The reason Dallas moved on from the eight-year veteran was simple. He was scheduled to make $12.5 million this year. He has not had a 1000-yard receiving year or double-digit touchdown receptions in the last three years. Since the end of the season, there has been talk that the Cowboys would either try to get Bryant to agree to a reduction in his salary or let him walk. Today he had a brief meeting with owner Jerry Jones, who delivered the news to their 2010 first-round pick.
Although Bryant’s production has declined, he still can help a team at the right price. It was reported that he might be interested in a new home within the NFC East.
Dez walked out saying I'll see guys twice this year, I'm told. So that's that.— Mickey Spagnola (@Spags52) April 13, 2018
Would the Redskins make a play to land Bryant? It’s too early to tell but it seems unlikely. Then again, when the Eagles released DeSean Jackson four years ago a move to Washington didn’t appear to be in the cards. Less than a week later, Jackson was being fitted for a burgundy jersey.
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