Dez & Dallas Get It Done: Cowboys Sign Bryant
Former Oklahoma State receiver Dez Bryant and the Dallas Cowboys literally waited until the final hour to do it, but they got a contract worked out, as Bryant signed a long-term deal with the Cowboys on Wednesday, July 15.
The deadline for long-term NFL deals was 3:00 central time, and Dez signed in the final hour before the deadline hit, inking what is reportedly a five-year deal worth 70 million dollars.
Bryant had been tagged as Dallas’ franchise player, and would have made almost 13 million dollars this season had he not signed a new contract.
Bryant had never signed Dallas’ franchise tender, and wanted a long-term contract for more money.
Bryant even posted a message on Twitter earlier in the week he would not report to training camp if he didn’t get a new contract.
He got it in the end, with a contract that will pay him an average of 14 million dollars a season.
Bryant tweeted the following on Wednesday, July 15: