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New Orleans Saints getting Dez Bryant is flat out unfair

New Orleans Saints getting Dez Bryant is flat out unfair

For Dez Bryant, signing a one-year deal with a contender like the New Orleans Saints gives him an opportunity to prove he is worth a much bigger contract in free agency next offseason. A person familiar with the decision confirmed the move today, speaking to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the roster move has not been announced.

According to both the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Jane Slater, Bryant has agreed to a one-year deal with the New Orleans Saints.

However, his professional reputation has been marred at times by public confrontations with coaches and teammates during games and practices.

But his production had been slipping in recent years as he battled foot and knee injuries; he had 69 catches for 838 yards and 6 touchdowns in 16 games played last year.

The Saints are now 7-1 and the top-scoring offense in the NFC. He signed his last contract right after that but has not approached that level of production since - a central reason Dallas released him in April.

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During the preseason, Bryant had been inside the Browns facility but Cleveland elected not to sign him.

Bryant's presence in New Orleans figures to boost a passing offense that already ranks as one of the top ten best in the NFL.

Bryant retweeted a person congratulating him on landing with the Saints, who lost receiver Ted Ginn Jr. for the year. It will be interesting to see how the Saints, who have been one of the most creative and productive offenses in the National Football League over the last few seasons, use Bryant in the second half of the season. But let's sit back and enjoy the fact that, before we get to January, we'll be treated to a Week 13, nationally televised game where the Saints travel to Dallas to play the Cowboys.

Having said all that: In a few weeks, it's POSSIBLE he's the No. 2 receiver in New Orleans. "He's a good player".