Data Scout Notes: PMaxwell/PBiletnikoff/PWCamp/P1stM-WR/KR, STPOY, 1stWR/1stKR
Post-Draft Outlook:BEST PICK: Receiver Dez Bryant - Bryant was widely considered a top ten pick and was easily the best receiver in the draft. The Cowboys have regrets about letting Randy Moss go by in 1998 because of off field issues. They weren't going to make the same mistake twice with another game-breaking receiver who will also have an immediate impact on punt and kickoff returns.
A closer look at the Cowboys picks: Round 1/24 - Dez Bryant, WR, 6-2, 225, Oklahoma State: The Cowboys traded up three spots with New England to secure another weapon for quarterback Tony Romo. He will eventually replace Roy Williams in the starting lineup opposite Miles Austin. - by The Sports Xchange
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01/01/18 - WR Dez Bryant led the Cowboys with 69 catches for 838 yards and six touchdowns.
But he averaged a career-worst 12.1 yards per receptions, was among the league leaders in dropped passes and did not record a 100-yard receiving game. He also struggled with knee tendinitis since November. There is a chance the Cowboys could ask Bryant to take a pay cut from his $12.5 million salary for next year or be cut in what could be an offseason of changes.
12/28/17 - WR Dez Bryant is not interested in taking a pay cut to remain in Big D. Scheduled to make $12.5 million next season, Bryant was asked if he would be willing to take less money to remain in Dallas. "I haven't heard no talk about that but if it comes, I don't know, probably not," Bryant said Wednesday. "Hell no, man. I believe in me."
12/26/17 - WR Dez Bryant made $13 million in 2017 and is expected to make $12.5 million in 2018 as part of a five-year, $70 million deal he signed before the 2015 season.
A disappointing 2017 has been the trifecta of three consecutive subpar seasons since he signed the contract. The first two were blamed on injuries, but Bryant's 66 catches for 815 yards in 2017 has raised questions about whether he is still an elite receiver.
12/24/17 - WR Dez Bryant caught three passes for 44 yards Sunday. However, one of his catches resulted in a fumble at the Dallas 43 that Seattle turned into its first offensive touchdown. Bryant also dropped two passes, the second of which was tipped in the air, allowing Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright to intercept it.
12/11/17 - WR Dez Bryant caught three passes for 73 yards and a touchdown against the Giants. Bryant's 50-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter marked his 10th career score to travel at least 50 yards. He is the fourth Cowboy to post 10 or more receiving touchdowns of at least 50 yards, joining Frank Clarke, Bob Hayes and Michael Irvin.