Dez Bryant Won’t Be Shut Down for Rest of 2015-16 Season, Says Jerry Jones

December 15, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Dallas Cowboys' playoff hopes are on life support, but owner Jerry Jones still intends to utilize his best players heavily for the remainder of the season, including wide receiver Dez Bryant. 
Bryant missed five games with a broken bone in his foot before returning to action in Week 8, but it hasn't translated to on-field success for the two-time Pro Bowler or the Cowboys as a whole.
Despite being two games back of the Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants in the NFC East, though, Jones, who recently appeared as a guest on 105.3 The Fan, has no interest in shutting Bryant down to preserve his health for 2016, according to Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News:
The Cowboys essentially need a miracle in order to make the playoffs, as they currently sit with a record of 4-9 and are without star quarterback Tony Romo for the rest of the 2015 campaign.
Dallas would likely benefit from losing out and getting a top draft pick more so t...

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