Free agent wide receiver Dez Bryant continues to work toward making his return to professional football in 2020 after a 2-year absence. The former Cowboys WR was released by the team, ultimately signing with the New Orleans Saints, but would suffer a torn Achilles and end his season before he got a chance to even step on the field.
Dez even went as far as reaching out to Stephen Jones, the team’s vice president, about a potential reunion for the 2020 NFL season.
“He has texted me that he would like to come back,” Jones said. “We have nothing but great respect for Dez and what he accomplished here. Certainly, as we look forward into the future, we look at all opportunities and all potential players that could maybe help us out.”
On Thursday, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said while he hasn’t actually talked to Dez about a potential return, he has been thinking about him and that possibility while in the shower.
The 31-year-old remained unsigned throughout the 2019 campaign while completing his recovery from the torn Achilles.
Him wanting to come back home is his love for the franchise, and the departure of former Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, whose contract was allowed to expire following an 8-8 season:
Dallas hired former Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy to replace him.