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News: ESPND: Dez Bryant asked for guidance

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by Jenky, Aug 28, 2012.

  1. Jenky

    Jenky Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Dez Bryant asked for guidance
    Updated: August 28, 2012, 1:49 PM ET
    By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

    IRVING, Texas -- The strict guidelines on Dez Bryant's personal life were a result of the Dallas Cowboys receiver asking for help, his adviser said.

    During a Tuesday appearance on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM's "Ben & Skin Show," David Wells said Bryant realized he needed to make some changes and asked for guidance. Wells said he formed a support group that included Texas state senator, Bryant's attorney Royce West and a couple of ministers who sat down with Bryant to form a plan that was approved by Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones.

    http://espn.go.com/dallas/nfl/story...oys-wide-receiver-dez-bryant-asked-guidelines
     
  2. yentl911

    yentl911 Well-Known Member

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    If that's the case I applaud him for his proactive approach to getting his off field issues in order. I think he is a good kid that wants to do the right thing. I am hoping a few years from now this issue is a distant memory and Dez is playing to a level commensurate with his immense talent
     
  3. Cowboys&LakersFan

    Cowboys&LakersFan Benched

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    Sounds like he wants to mature and you gotta love that in a young player.
     
  4. rocboy22

    rocboy22 Active Member

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    hopefully other writers can get off of Jerry for this now. cough...cough..PFT...cough
     
  5. elcowboi

    elcowboi Active Member

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    I agree............ But I can't wait to see the negative comments. Lol.
     
  6. iceberg

    iceberg it's business, this emotional game Zone Supporter

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    queue risen...
     
  7. arglebargle

    arglebargle Well-Known Member

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    The first part of solving your problems is realizing you have a problem.
     
  8. RXP

    RXP Well-Known Member

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    I'm reaaly pulling for the kid. Not only because it's in the best interests of the Cowboys (which as fans we all want, but it's also in his best interest as well.

    God as given him a special ability. He has a chance to become a terrific (and rich) football player and, more importantly, a good person. He can also throw himself into the abyss. It's really up to him. And it sounds like he's taking steps towards the former rather than the latter. For his own sake, I hope he makes it.
     
  9. newlander

    newlander Well-Known Member

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    it's ALL there for him....and for us if he can keep out of trouble. As Drew Pearson said recently: time to grow up kid. Nothing to it, but to do it.:starspin
     
  10. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    Jerry took the heat for something Dez and his rep asked for. :lmao:

    Some how, some way there will be those who still find fault with this and lay it at the feet of Jerry.
     
  11. dadymat

    dadymat I'm kind of a Big Deal

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    if anyone has a problem with the rules after reading this then they are just clueless ....this is a very good sign from Dez
     
  12. visionary

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    this is what i was going to say after reading this story

    sounds like they came up with the plan and jerry agreed to it
     
  13. ethiostar

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  14. Doomsday101

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    Yeah, isn't that the truth.....the haters are laying back...planning their spew...:lmao2:

    I feel JJ will gladly take the heat for this too, keep it off of Dez...
     
  16. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    you know the boys could have announced this and prevented all the sturm und drang in the media and elsewhere
     
  17. zrinkill

    zrinkill Diamond surrounded by trash

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    I am surprised you listen to the media when you do not believe what they say away from sports.
     
  18. fortdick

    fortdick Well-Known Member

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    I am far from being a Dez supporter, but this, if true, makes me halfway change my mind. Only halfway though. Talking a good game is one thing, but you have to demonstrate it with actions. I will keep my fingers crossed.
     
  19. JBond

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    I have been critical of Dez. I think this a tremendous step for him. I really hope it works. No more Dez bashing from me.
     
  20. nablives

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    I'm glad David Wells, whom has never had any ties to the Cowboys prior to Dez, and has never misled the press, came out and clarified this so the frickin' haters can finally get to steppin'!
     

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