Dez Bryant calls Cowboys ‘extraordinarily out of line’ after signing Andy Dalton earlier than Dak Prescott

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Former Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant strongly criticized the franchise he used to play for on Saturday shortly after information broke that Dallas was bringing in former Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton. His essential gripe was that Dalton was given a contract earlier than present starter Dak Prescott, who has been having hassle getting an acceptable long-term deal from the Cowboys.

To get the pedantry out of the way in which, Bryant solely “noticed” the Cowboys pay Tony Romo as soon as throughout his time on the staff. The wideout was on the staff in 2013 when Romo bought his six-year, $108 million extension, however was three years from making the league when the quarterback bought his six-year, $67.5 million extension in 2007. Regardless, his level nonetheless stands as Jerry Jones opened up the checkbook twice for Romo and the 2013 contract was given after an 8-Eight season — coincidentally, the identical document Prescott had in 2019.

When a reporter tried to problem Bryant’s concern on Twitter, the wideout responded in a method that may have one imagine he nonetheless harbors some resentment in the direction of two-timing executives.

As one would possibly anticipate at any time when an athlete shares their opinion, Bryant’s replies rapidly grew to become inundated with individuals who have been ardently defending the Cowboys selecting up a quarterback who hasn’t made the playoffs since 2015. To quell the flames, he supplied a minor apology.

Prescott was given the franchise tag by the Cowboys, which turned out to be price $31 million, because the group and the quarterback hash out the small print of their long run deal.

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