Mutliple sources, including Dez Bryant himself, are reporting and confirming that he will end his seven months of free agency. The Saints are signing the former Cowboys receiver to a one-year deal.
Saints reached agreement with former Cowboys’ WR Dez Bryant, per source. He will sign Thursday.
Bryant is a Saint.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 7, 2018
— Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) November 7, 2018
Bryant’s former head coach Jason Garrett heaped praise on him and said he was happy for him, via NFL.com:
“Dez is a great player,” Garrett said, per the Dallas Morning News. “Really happy for him and that opportunity. I know he’ll help their team.
“I love Dez. I wish nothing but the best for him. That’s a great spot for him.”
There it is. Go ahead and write in the Saints name as the NFC’s representatives for the Super Bowl.
The signing of a 30-year-old free agent receiver is the move New Orleans needed to make a run at a championship.