Bryant signs new contract

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) escapes from Houston Texans defensive back Danieal Manning (38) and evades Johnathan Joseph (24) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Waco Tribune Herald, Jose Yau)
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) escapes from Houston Texans defensive back Danieal Manning (38) and evades Johnathan Joseph (24) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Waco Tribune Herald, Jose Yau)

The Dallas Cowboys beat the 3:00pm central deadline on Wednesday to sign Dez Bryant to a new contract.  Bryant will reportedly receive $70 million over five years that includes a $20 million signing bonus and $45 million guaranteed.

Bryant tweeted on Monday that if a new deal was not reached he was willing to skip training camp and miss games.  The Cowboys put the franchise tag on Bryant which would have paid about $11.8 million, but it was just a one year deal.

Bryant had 88 catches for 1,320 yards and a Cowboys single-season-record 16 touchdown receptions.
Through five pro seasons, Bryant has 381 catches for 5,424 yards and 56 touchdowns, totals that all rank as the best in club history through a player’s first five seasons. His 56 touchdowns are third in NFL history through a player’s first five professional seasons. He has also earned Pro Bowl selections in each of the previous two seasons and was named to the All-Pro team in 2014.

The Cowboys report for training camp in Oxnard, California on July 29th.

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