Dez Bryant is back in the National Football League and with a Super Bowl contender after agreeing to a one-year contract with the New Orleans Saints. Cowboys fans will surely show their appreciation for Bryant, one of the best receivers in team history. The signing has some far reaching dynasty implications, so let's take a look at the players involved. Bryant spent the majority of his career in Dallas playing on the outside, though he played more snaps than usual in the slot past year. However, his production has tailed off fairly dramatically since his 88/1,320/16 season in 2014. He caught 531 passes for 7,459 yards and 73 touchdowns during his tenure, including 838 yards and six touchdowns last season.
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Bryant could not have landed with a better team. Jason Garrett and Scott Linehan didn't do almost enough to aid Bryant with the tactics we've covered here, even after it became abundantly clear that he needed that help.
"It's big for him, man", defensive lineman Tyrone Crawford said. I know he'll help their team. Bryant also took a shot at the team in July where he ripped multiple people, including coach Jason Garrett, for running a "garbage ass" offense.
Bryant's former teammates on the Cowboys wished him the best in his new gig Wednesday.
However, just ask the Cleveland Browns, Atlanta Falcons, New York Giants, Washington Redskins, Baltimore Ravens, Minnesota Vikings, and Los Angeles Rams how they feel about the Saints right now during their seven-game winning streak.
Payton said Bryant was probably about five pounds heavier than the Saints would like - "and that's probably common without having gone through a training camp". This certainly adds a dimension to the Saints' Nov. 30 game, a Thursday night visit to the Cowboys at AT&T Stadium.
Bryant has said he would wait for the right opportunity.