Dez Bryant’s season came to an end without playing a single game. After being released by the Cowboys prior to the season he waited until early November before signing with the Saints.
Bryant suffered a torn Achilles tendon in practice before he ever took the field in a game for New Orleans. According to Dez, it all almost never happened.
Bryant did an interview with 105.3 The Fan and revealed he wasn’t returning any of his agent’s phone calls about teams that were interested. That was until he received a text message from Jay-Z who told him to sign:
Dez Bryant on @1053thefan said he wasn't sure he was going to play football this season, so he wasn't returning any of his agent's phone calls about teams that were interested. Dez said it took Jay-Z texting him: "Get your ass down to New Orleans."
— Jon Machota (@jonmachota) December 20, 2018
I wonder where Jay-Z will tell Bryant to go next year. It should be interested if the Saints would give him another shot.