You Can Get Away With Acting Like Dez Bryant If You're Tony Romo

On Sunday, Dez Bryant was accused and immediately convicted on national TV of excessive gesticulation. This was based mainly on long-distance exegesis of Bryant's body language during a couple of sideline exchanges, the first with Tony Romo and the second with Jason Witten. Here's the first one, followed by a video… » 10/29/13 8:07pm 10/29/13 8:07pm

Dez Bryant Has Grown Up, No Word On Brian Billick

If you don't know already, nfl.com released the audio of Dez Byant's Sunday "rant" during a last-minute loss to the Detroit Lions. But I'm not sure what to call it, since the closest Bryant ever came to ranting was him telling Tony Romo that the Cowboys were "the best in the NFL" before going over routes and coverage.… » 10/29/13 9:37am 10/29/13 9:37am

Dez Bryant Melts Down On The Cowboys Sideline

Here you see Dez Bryant and Jason Witten and other assorted members of the Cowboys sideline having a Socratic dialogue in the aftermath of the Lions' improbable rally. The day was building to this. An earlier cutaway caught Bryant exploding at Tony Romo for something or other, sending color guy Brian Billick into a… » 10/27/13 5:40pm 10/27/13 5:40pm

Dez Bryant Says The NCAA's Johnny Manziel Problem Is Some Bullshit

It's important to remind ourselves, every now and again, just why the NCAA suspended Dez Bryant for an entire year, if only to remind ourselves what sort of operation we're dealing with. He met with Deion Sanders—not a violation!—and, confused and threatened by the interrogation from the NCAA's heavies, lied about it.… » 8/14/13 3:59pm 8/14/13 3:59pm

Late Contender For Most Infantilizing Headline Of The Year: "Dez Bryant…

That's sitting atop this piece on ESPN-it's on ESPN's frontpage headline feed as "Cowboys' Bryant gets permission to be out late"-about Dez Bryant's 24th birthday, which is tomorrow. Dez has been living under strict rules, enforced by Cowboys employees and personal advisers, ever since he assaulted his mother in… » 11/03/12 3:37pm 11/03/12 3:37pm

Dez Bryant Thought He Could Fool The Scab Refs Into Ruling This Catch A…

I've watched this play in HD maybe six or seven times, and it's clear that Dez Bryant is down on the turf in at least three different places (both knees and his right elbow) and perhaps also his left elbow, although it was inconclusive from the replay. Nonetheless, if you thought NFL players were eager to test… » 9/05/12 9:50pm 9/05/12 9:50pm

Dez Bryant Ejected, Maybe Banned From Mall Because Of Saggy Pants

Before the 2010 NFL Draft, Dallas Morning News columnist and/or contemporary of Montesquieu Jean-Jacques Taylor took issue with anonymous NFL types who doubted Dez Bryant's character. Taylor wrote, "His biggest flaw: He is habitually late. No joke. That's the most serious criticism leveled at Bryant. He can't manage… » 3/23/11 12:00am 3/23/11 12:00am