A national report insisted on Monday morning that Bryant contacted Cowboys COO Stephen Jones to announce his intention to boycott part of Dallas’ upcoming season should he not received his contractual desires.
This is a continuation of the Mavs’ post-DeAndre Defection intent to remain competitive in 2015-16 as opposed to losing games on purpose in order to help draft position.
The Dallas Mavericks spent a moment reeling from the near-knockout blow delivered to them by The DeAndre Defection. But now they are back in attack mode.
Mark Cuban is trying to bite his tongue regarding the DeAndre de-committment, so maybe it’s wise he is using his CyberDust account to address Jordan’s jump.
Giants star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was in the middle of a Dez Bryant-like contract negotiation. He then made a decision that could impact his long- and short-term future with New York.
Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker Rolando McClain, known in the NFL for his enormous talent as well as for his penchant for absences, has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2015 NFL regular season for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy.
Sources tell 105.3 The Fan that Dez Bryant and the Cowboys are closing in on a deal, as the two sides are discussing an announcement following the July 4 weekend.
The Mavs have set their meetings with two big fish. So their own big fish — center Tyson Chandler — will have to wait.
The Mavs have always planned to approach the July 1 free-agent shopping season featuring dual targets LaMarcus Aldridge and DeAndre Jordan with barrels blazing. But as I reported in Friday, they’ve now arranged for a second barrel.
The All-Pro, involved in contract talks with Dallas, visited with Tony Romo and played catch on the sideline with staffers during Thursday’s workout.
Brandon Carr has been assured he’ll be working for the 2015 Cowboys. But that doesn’t mean team owner Jerry Jones has given up working on ways to lessen the cornerback’s 2015 salary-cap impact.
He’ll now likely be limited for the start of training camp in Oxnard, a reminder of the wisdom of Dallas having built depth in its O-line.