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Dez Bryant

25-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Dallas Cowboys

2013 Receiving Stats

Rec

93

Yds

1233

TD

13

Avg

13.3

Tar

160

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

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Bye Week:  11

HT: 6' 2"   WT: 222   DOB: 11/4/1988  College: Oklahoma State  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Dez Bryant Contract Information:

Signed a five-year deal worth $11.8 million, with $8.3 million guaranteed, with the Cowboys in July of 2010.

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Bryant caught three passes for 59 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's preseason game against the Ravens.

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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 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
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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
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Dez Bryant – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

869

Offensive Snaps in 2013

Dez Bryant was on the field for 869 of his team's snaps on offense in 2013.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Dez Bryant was on the field for 3 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Off ST
2011 - -
2012 690 15
2013 869 3
Dez Bryant 2013 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 NYG 72 1 4 22 0 8 5.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @KC 56 0 9 141 1 13 15.7 2 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0
3 StL 62 0 4 38 1 6 9.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
4 @SD 59 0 6 81 2 9 13.5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
5 Den 55 0 6 141 2 10 23.5 2 1 0 0 0.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 2 0 0 0
6 Was 48 0 5 36 0 8 7.2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @Phi 73 0 8 110 0 17 13.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
8 @Det 55 0 3 72 2 6 24.0 1 1 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
9 Min 63 0 6 64 0 11 10.7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @NO 42 0 1 44 0 2 44.0 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 BYE Bye Week
12 @NYG 65 0 9 86 0 16 9.6 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Oak 63 1 7 61 1 9 8.7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0
14 @Chi 42 0 2 12 1 4 6.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0
15 GB 67 1 11 153 1 17 13.9 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
16 @Was 47 0 4 73 1 11 18.3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
17 Phi 0 0 8 99 1 13 12.4 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:   222 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 had his second straight exceptional season, hauling in 93 catches on 159 targets for 1,233 yards and 13 TDs.

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Bryant (back) had eight receptions for 99 yards with a touchdown on 13 targets in Sunday's game against the Eagles.

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Bryant (back) is listed as active for Sunday's game against Philadelphia.

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Bryant (back) has earned his first Pro Bowl berth, Rowan Kavner of DallasCowboys.com reports.

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Bryant (back) is probable for Sunday's game against Philadelphia.

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Bryant's back ailment isn't a serious issue; even with Kyle Orton at quarterback instead of Tony Romo, owners in Week 17 leagues are all but compelled to start Bryant.
Bryant (back) took part in Friday's practice, Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports.

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Bryant sat out Thursday's session after feeling soreness in his back the day before, but he was able to return to the practice field Friday. The Cowboys will update Bryant's status when they release Friday's injury report, but he is on track to play this weekend, barring any setbacks in the next couple days.
Bryant (back) officially didn't practice Thursday, Rowan Kavner of the Cowboys' official site reports.

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Bryant did catch some balls in the early portions of drills but was eventually removed in order for the Cowboys' training staff to treat his back, which flared up Wednesday. There is no indication that the receiver is in danger of sitting out Sunday against the Eagles, especially with the NFC East title and a playoff berth up for grabs. However, his availability should become known once Friday's injury report is released.
After Bryant (back) caught some passes early in Thursday's practice, he was pulled off the field to work on the side with trainers, Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News reports.

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Bryant was limited in Wednesday's practice due to a sore back, the Dallas Morning News reports.

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Bryant has played through all ailments this season, including a sore back on previous occasions, meaning he should be fine heading into Sunday's season finale against the Eagles. He tore up their secondary in Week 7 to the tune of eight receptions (on 16 targets) for 110 yards, but the unit has improved in the interim, allowing 254.8 passing yards per game in four outings since a Week 12 bye.

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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.