Dallas Cowboys Rookie Dez Bryant Signs Deal

July 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Cowboys are reporting that they have agreed to terms on a contract with rookie wide receiver Dez Bryant. 
Bryant becomes the first player selected in the first round to finish a deal, despite widespread speculation that he would hold out, perhaps for an extended period of time.
Of course, Dallas Cowboys Times readers weren’t worried. 
Two weeks ago, we gave you five reasons Bryant wouldn’t hold out . 
One of the primary reasons provided was that the Cowboys have a great relationship with Bryant’s agent Eugene Parker. 
Parker has represented Deion Sanders, Felix Jones, and Tashard Choice, among others.  He was also likely eager to show he can strike a deal quickly after advising Michael Crabtree through a lengthy holdout last season.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting the deal is worth $11.8 million over five years, including a gaudy $8.5 million signing bonus.
The Cowboys must still sign...

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