Dallas Cowboys Rookie Dez Bryant Sidelined With High Ankle Sprain

July 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This is not how Jerry Jones envisioned Dez Bryant's career starting as a Dallas Cowboy. Bryant sustained a high ankle sprain in practice on Friday. The preliminary timetable puts Dez Bryant out for four to six weeks. 
This happened the same week that the star rookie wideout was put in the spotlight for not carrying Roy Williams shoulder pads. Instead now the only thing Bryant will be carrying is a set of crutches to support his injured ankle.
What this means for the Cowboys is that they will have one less explosive weapon to start the season. This team expected Dez Bryant to come in right away and contribute. That's why Jerry Jones moved up to sign him in April's NFL Draft.
Bryant had the same plan.  He was the first first round draft pick to sign a contract. He has done everything right early in his NFL Career, until today with this unfortunate ankle injury.
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