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Dez Bryant

26-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Dallas Cowboys

2014 Receiving Stats

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88

Yds

1320

TD

16

Avg

15.0

Tar

137

2014 Receiving Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

By some metrics Bryant’s 2013 season was a disappointment. Despite being sixth in targets (160), Bryant was only 13th in yards, thanks to a pedestrian 7.7 YPT (23rd among the league’s 37 100-target WR...

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2014 ADP:  9.08

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (WR): Hidden

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Bye Week:  11

STATUS:  Probable     INJURY:  Groin
HT: 6' 2"   WT: 220   DOB: 11/4/1988
College: Oklahoma State  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Dez Bryant Contract Information:

Received franchise tag from the Cowboys in March 2015. Will be tendered a one-year, $12.823 million contract.

April 20, 2015  –  Dez Bryant News

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Bryant (groin) was not present as the Cowboys began their voluntary offseason workouts Monday, NFL.com reports.

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Dez Bryant NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2010 21 Dal 12 45 561 6 72 12.5 7.8 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 293 0 215 2 1 1
2011 22 Dal 15 63 928 9 103 14.7 9.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 5.0 0 55 0 103 0 3 1
2012 23 Dal 16 92 1382 12 138 15.0 10.0 19 6 5 1 1 2 -5 -2.5 0 0 0 66 0 5 2
2013 24 Dal 16 93 1233 13 160 13.3 7.7 13 4 4 1 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
2014 25 Dal 16 88 1320 16 137 15.0 9.6 22 5 4 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Dez Bryant Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2010 21 Dal 12 7.7 11.4 9.6 4 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 22 Dal 15 9.8 14.0 11.9 4 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 23 Dal 16 13.1 18.9 16.0 6 86 14 6 3 0 -0 0 0 0
2013 24 Dal 16 12.6 18.4 15.5 6 77 21 16 7 0 0 0 0 0
2014 25 Dal 16 14.3 19.8 17.0 6 83 15 10 8 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Dez Bryant – Playing Time Overview

Snap Count Stats

830

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Dez Bryant was on the field for 830 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Dez Bryant was on the field for 6 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 690 15
2013 869 3
2014 830 6
Dez Bryant 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 SF 51 0 4 55 0 6 13.8 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Ten 60 0 10 103 1 14 10.3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0
3 @StL 48 0 6 89 1 7 14.8 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 NO 59 2 3 44 1 6 14.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 Hou 69 1 9 85 1 14 9.4 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
6 @Sea 0 0 4 63 0 10 15.8 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 NYG 54 0 9 151 0 13 16.8 3 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Was 60 0 3 30 1 7 10.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 2 0 0 0
9 Ari 55 0 2 15 1 10 7.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
10 @Jax 44 1 6 158 2 8 26.3 2 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
11 BYE Bye Week
12 @NYG 50 0 7 86 2 9 12.3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
13 Phi 51 0 4 73 0 7 18.3 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Chi 57 2 6 82 0 8 13.7 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
15 @Phi 69 0 6 114 3 7 19.0 4 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
16 Ind 48 0 5 73 1 5 14.6 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
17 @Was 55 0 4 99 2 6 24.8 2 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs Det 0 0 3 48 0 3 16.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs @GB 0 0 3 38 0 4 12.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Dez Bryant  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   6' 2"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   220 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.52 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.46 sec
TERRIBLE
Cone Drill:   7.10 sec
POOR
Arm Length:   34.00 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.75 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   38 in
GREAT
Broad Jump:   133 in
ELITE
Bench Press:   14 reps
WEAK
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Dez Bryant: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Bryant officially received the franchise tag from the Cowboys on Monday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Clarence Hill reports.

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Bryant and the Cowboys will now try to iron out a long-term contract. While the situation will certainly grab headlines, there's little question that he'll have a star on his helmet in 2015.
Cowboys executive VP Stephen Jones confirmed Saturday that the team has informed Bryant's agent that it will use the franchise tag on the receiver prior to Monday's deadline, ESPN.com's Todd Archer reports.

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While the franchise designation likely won't please Bryant, owner Jerry Jones indicated during the NFL Combine earlier in February that such a move would likely only be a "placeholder" until player and team come to terms on a more lucrative long-term contract. With at least 85 catches, 1,200 yards, and 12 touchdowns in each of the last three seasons while not missing a single game, Bryant has firmly established himself as one of the elite talents at his position. He won't turn 27 until November and should have a few prime years left in him.
Bryant won't play in the Pro Bowl this weekend due to a groin injury, Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com reports.

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Bryant caught three passes on four targets for 38 yards in Sunday's 26-21 playoff loss to the Packers.

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Bryant caught 3-of-3 targets for 48 yards in Sunday's 24-20 win over the Lions

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Bryant had four catches on six targets for 99 yards and two touchdowns during Sunday's win over Washington, breaking Terrell Owens' franchise record for most touchdowns in a season, ESPN.com reports.

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Bryant finishes the regular season with 88 catches on 136 targets for 1,320 yards and 16 touchdowns, his third-straight season with at least 1,200 yards and a dozen scores. He is firmly entrenched in the top tier of fantasy wideouts and will be a vital part of the offense for the Cowboys in the playoffs.
Bryant had five catches on five targets for 73 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 42-7 win over the Colts.

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Bryant caught 6-of-7 targets for 114 yards and three touchdowns in Sunday's 38-27 win over the Eagles.

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Bryant caught 6-of-8 targets for 82 yards in Thursday's 41-28 win over the Bears.

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2013

After spending two seasons as a punch line, both from his bizarre off-field behavior and tendency to disappear late in games, Bryant exploded for a 50-879-10 line over last season's final eight games, cementing himself as one of the league's elite receivers. At 6-2, 218 and with athleticism, quickness and downfield speed, Bryant is one of the most physically gifted receivers in the league. His 10.0 YPT ranked second among the league's 39 100-target wideouts, thanks in large part to a 67-percent catch rate, a rarity for someone who operates down the field. Bryant made his share of big plays – his six catches of 40-plus tied for second with two other players, though in most seasons that wouldn’t crack the top five, and he had 19 plays of 20-plus (6th). But he saw only 15 targets in the red zone (25th) and six targets from inside the 10 (23rd). Heading into 2013, Bryant is now Tony Romo's undisputed No. 1 wideout, irrespective of Miles Austin's erratic health, and that Bryant put up a top-three season without being targeted heavily in the red zone means there's still untapped upside for the 24-year old who is just now entering his prime. Bryant had successful surgery to repair his broken left index finger in January, and a back injury limited him during the offseason. Nonetheless, he's expected to be 100 percent healthy for training camp.

2012

With Miles Austin slowed for much of the season by a hamstring injury, Bryant managed to play in 15 games, saw 103 targets and scored nine touchdowns. He was also fairly efficient, averaging 9.0 YPT (12th) and showed excellent hands (just two drops). But nagging injuries and an apparent lack of focus (and possibly conditioning) are still issues as Bryant often seemed to disappear during the second halves of games. In fact, Bryant had 37 catches for 558 yards and seven scores in the first two quarters and just 25-344-2 in the latter two. At 6-2, 220, and with excellent speed and quickness for his size, there’s little doubt Bryant has elite tools. But given his inconsistency, he’s likely to be Tony Romo’s No. 3 option so long as Austin and tight end Jason Witten (117 targets) are healthy. That’s far from a death sentence to his value, however, as the Cowboys, having let Laurent Robinson leave via free agency, lack experienced depth at the position.

2011

After missing most of training camp with an ankle sprain, Bryant suited up for Week 1, but didn't really come into his own until Week 7 against the Giants when he hauled in two touchdowns and returned a punt 93 yards for a score. Bryant went on to have a stretch of three straight 80-plus yard games with Jon Kitna at the helm, but went down for the season in Week 13 with a fractured fibula. In sum, Bryant's season totals and even per-play numbers as a rookie who missed training camp with an injury and played half of his 12 games with a backup quarterback aren't very instructive. It's Bryant's off-the-charts tools – 6-2, 220, good hands, great quickness for a player his size, downfield speed – that make him so intriguing. He also has an ideal quarterback in Tony Romo to get him the ball down the field, and Bryant's expected to be 100 percent healthy for the start of camp. The bigger issue is whether there are enough balls to go around for Bryant, Miles Austin and Pro Bowl tight end Jason Witten.

2010

Character concerns caused Bryant to slip in the first round, but there’s little doubt about his talent. At 6-2, 220, Bryant’s athletic, powerful and plays with a mean streak. He has good hands, excellent quickness for a player his size and decent downfield speed. And while Bryant’s had issues being on time for team activities, he’s hardly a hardened criminal or “clubhouse cancer.” While Bryant will almost certainly begin as the team’s No. 3 receiver behind Miles Austin and Roy Williams, we expect him to see significant action sooner rather than later. For starters, owner Jerry Jones likened moving up to draft Bryant as making amends for passing on Randy Moss in 1998, and so far Bryant hasn’t disappointed, impressing Cowboys coaches during the team’s rookie minicamp in May. Moreover, the Cowboys are built to win now, so it’s likely they’re looking for an immediate return on their first-round investment.