FantasySP / NFL / Dez Bryant FantasySP / NFL / Dez Bryant Copyright 2018 5359679 <![CDATA[Dez Bryant: Promise I’m coming back strong]]> Dez Bryant had surgery Tuesday to repair his torn Achilles’ tendon. During a Facebook Live appearance shortly after surgery, the former Pro Bowler sounded as if he plans to continue playing. The question is: Will anyone give him that chance? “Promise I’m coming back strong. Highly motivated. Appreciate all the prayers,” Bryant said, [more]]]> 5359679 Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:57:01 EDT <![CDATA[True to their word, Saints honored Dez Bryant with 'X' celebrations]]> Dez Bryant, was at home watching the game just like the rest of us due to a shocking injury.

So imagine everyone’s surprise when the Saints started scoring touchdowns and threw up Bryant’s signature “X” celebration with crossed arms. It shouldn’t be a shock, though – the Saints’ young stars said they would do just that:

Best believe we throwing up the X still bro #weallwego]]> 5358737 Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:30:01 EDT Saints Wire
<![CDATA[Mark Ingram: Dez Bryant quickly became “one of our guys”]]> Dez Bryant didn’t spend much time with the Saints, but he was there long enough to make an impact on his new teammates. In the team’s first game after signing Bryant, and then losing him to a season-ending injury, running back Mark Ingram and several other Saints adopted Bryant’s trademark celebration, throwing up the [more]]]> 5357883 Sun, 11 Nov 2018 19:33:01 EDT <![CDATA[Mark Ingram of New Orleans Saints honors injured Dez Bryant with touchdown celebration]]> Mark Ingram flashed Dez Bryant's trademark "X" symbol with his arms in the end zone after scoring a touchdown Sunday against the Bengals.]]> 5357468 Sun, 11 Nov 2018 15:33:01 EDT ESPN <![CDATA[Mark Ingram mimics Dez Bryant touchdown celebration for new Saints teammate]]> Dez Bryant's 2018 season ended before he got into a game for his new team, the wide receiver already has made an impact on his New Orleans Saints teammates. Running back Mark Ingram "threw up the X" after scoring this touchdown in Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals, mimicking ...]]> 5357422 Sun, 11 Nov 2018 14:51:01 EDT Washington Times <![CDATA[Saints build big 35-7 lead over Bengals at halftime]]>
New Orleans’ offense only ran into what turbulence it created for itself, with tight end Josh Hill drawing a penalty for a false start and do-it-all football player Taysom Hill tossing an off-target ball to tight end Ben Watson, which bounded off his hands. They scored a touchdown on every possession and celebrated with tributes to injured wide receiver Dez Bryant, throwing up his signature crossed-arms “X” with each trip to the end zone. Their first drive lasted almost 8 minutes and 30 seconds]]> 5357413 Sun, 11 Nov 2018 14:45:01 EDT Saints Wire
<![CDATA[Saints pouring it on, offering tribute to Dez Bryant]]> Dez Bryant wasn’t in New Orleans long before he was lost for the season to a torn Achilles. But he clearly made an impact on his new teammates, who are honoring him the best way they can. Running backs Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram each threw up the X in the end zone, replicating Bryant’s [more]]]> 5357403 Sun, 11 Nov 2018 14:39:02 EDT <![CDATA[Saints | Dez Bryant plans to continue career]]> Dez Bryant (Achilles') plans to continue his playing career despite suffering a torn Achilles' tendon, according to head coach Sean Payton.]]> 5357321 Sun, 11 Nov 2018 13:09:01 EDT footballguys <![CDATA[Dez Bryant 'received interest' from Redskins, new report says]]> Dez Bryant had one roller coaster of a season for a guy who didn't play at all. Bryant tore his Achilles this week in his second practice as a member of the New Orleans Saints, ending his 2018 season. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that while a ...]]> 5357272 Sun, 11 Nov 2018 12:03:01 EDT Washington Times <![CDATA[NFL Network: Saints interested in re-signing Bryant after injury]]> Dez Bryant as a dream delayed, not differed. Per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the club is considering re-signing Bryant in the spring once he’s undergone surgery and begun the rehab process on his torn Achilles tendon.

It’s a similar situation to what New Orleans experienced with defensive end Alex Okafor, who suffered the same injury last year before agreeing to a two-year, $10-million contract with the Saints. Okafor’s free agent market interest was mild, and he returned to New Orleans after a brief visit with the division rival Tampa Bay Buccaneers]]> 5357265 Sun, 11 Nov 2018 11:57:02 EDT Saints Wire
<![CDATA[Dez Bryant faces 'tough rehabilitation' from costly season-ending injury]]> Dez Bryant's season-ending injury likely will cost him money next offseason, as no team is expected to pay the veteran receiver what he was hoping to make.]]> 5357204 Sun, 11 Nov 2018 11:21:02 EDT ESPN <![CDATA[Report: Saints will try to sign Brandon Marshall]]> Dez Bryant to their receiving corps hit a snag when Bryant tore his Achilles during Friday’s practice, but they may not be done making moves with veteran wideouts. Bryant wasn’t the only receiver to work out for the team last week and they’re reportedly interested in adding another veteran to [more]]]> 5357195 Sun, 11 Nov 2018 11:09:01 EDT <![CDATA[Saints promote Keith Kirkwood from practice squad]]> Dez Bryant joined the team just a few days ago. He’s now officially on injured reserve, after tearing an Achilles tendon at practice on Friday. The Saints have filled his spot on the roster by promoting receiver Keith Kirkwood from the practice squad. An undrafted rookie from Temple, Kirkwood has played in no [more]]]> 5356769 Sat, 10 Nov 2018 20:24:01 EDT <![CDATA[Saints send Bryant to injured reserve, promote practice squad WR]]> Dez Bryant on injured reserve and promoting Keith Kirkwood from the practice squad in his place. Per the Advocate’s Nick Underhill, Kirkwood’s promotion was going to happen regardless of Bryant’s status for Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals – this was something the Saints had been anticipating and working towards.

Fears for Bryant’s condition were confirmed with MRI test results: the former All-Pro suffered a torn Achilles tendon and will not play this season, and he’s looking at an 8- to 12-month timetable to return. Successful rehabs sooner than that are rare, with Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Michael Crabtree managing a 6-month recovery back in 2013]]> 5356532 Sat, 10 Nov 2018 16:18:01 EDT Saints Wire
<![CDATA[Saints place Bryant on injured reserve, promote Kirkwood]]> Dez Bryant's season is over before it had even begun. The New Orleans Saints placed the newly acquired Bryant on injured reserve Saturday, promoting receiver Keith Kirkwood from the practice squad to the active roster before Sunday's game at Cincinnati. Bryant was injured during his second ...]]> 5356497 Sat, 10 Nov 2018 15:42:01 EDT Washington Times