Why Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant Will Not Hold Out

July 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There has been a lot of recent talk about the possibility of Cowboys rookie receiver Dez Bryant holding out for an extended period of time. Bryant was the 24th overall selection in this year’s draft, but most would agree he is far greater than the 24th most talented player. 
The Cowboys have made it clear they are not willing to pay Bryant much more than his draft slot dictates, although Bryant’s agent will likely seek extra money.
Nonetheless, there are a variety of reasons Bryant will not hold out for an extended period of time.
The Presence of Miles Austin & Co. Lessens Bryant’s leverage
Make no mistake about it: Dez Bryant will be a major component of the Cowboys’ offense in 2010 and for years to come.
However, Bryant was still a value pick.
Not many people (including us) thought Dallas would select a wide receiver so early.  They probably would have been fine at the position without Bryant, but hi...

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