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Sport Jerry Jones: Dez Bryant can make 'significant contribution to a team'

21:00  10 may  2018
21:00  10 may  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Dez Bryant remains a free agent almost four weeks after the Cowboys released him. Other than the Ravens’ offer of a multi-year deal in the neighborhood of “I think that every evaluation that I’ve seen, Dez has an excellent opportunity to make a contribution and a significant contribution to a team .

"I think Dez has an excellent opportunity to make a significant contribution to a team in the NFL," Jones said, per the Dallas Morning News' Jon Machota. Jones might not be entirely wrong, but it comes down to how he defines "a significant contribution ." Can Bryant still help a team ? Absolutely.

Dez Bryant still hasn't found a new NFL team, but his former boss thinks he'll find one in no time.

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is confident the free-agent wide receiver will be an asset for any team that signs him.

a man wearing a suit and sunglasses: Jerry Jones © (Getty Images) Jerry Jones

"I wish and want Dez to have the opportunity to compete in the NFL," Jones said Wednesday, via the Dallas Morning News. "I think he can, and I think he will. He's certainly got the right stuff and the real question is: As every player in his career deals with injury or deals with the length of his career, I think he's very capable mentally as well as physically to do the kinds of things that you have to, to adjust as you move on through your career.

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" Dez Bryant can still make a significant contribution to an NFL team " - Jerry Jones Subscribe And Like On All Social Media Accounts If you would like to

Dez Bryant still hasn't found a new NFL team , but his former boss thinks he'll find one in no time. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is confident the free-agent "I think that every evaluation that I've seen, Dez has an excellent opportunity to make a contribution and a significant contribution to a team .

"I think that every evaluation that I've seen, Dez has an excellent opportunity to make a contribution and a significant contribution to a team. Our time was the time and the right time [to release him] as far as our relationship, but that doesn't preclude him from being productive for another team."

Bryant spent his first eight seasons with the Cowboys but remains unsigned after Dallas released him in April, which saved the team over $8 million in salary cap space. The All-Pro had been linked to the Ravens earlier in the offseason before Baltimore signed former Saints wide receiver Willie Snead to a two-year deal.

Bryant, 29, registered 838 receiving yards and six touchdowns last season.

Cowboys will get best of Dak Prescott without Dez Bryant, Jason Witten .
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