Jerry Jones on Dez Bryant Release: Decision in 'Best Interest' of Cowboys

Dez Bryant's Goal To Stay In NFC East Reportedly “Not Being Embraced” By Eagles, Giants, Redskins

The Dallas Cowboys released him Friday after eight seasons with the team, and he indicated he'd prefer to join a team in the NFC East. Naturally, attention immediately turned toward where he will play next season.

It's no different now that former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is on the market.

According to a number of reports, Bryant may have a hard time staying in the NFC East. Chris Mortensen is reporting that none of the three teams are exactly "embracing" bringing Bryant aboard. Sadly, Baltimore doesn't see the Cowboys at all this season, meaning they might have to display a different edge to woo Bryant into considering them. But he may have found a suitor in the AFC. Because of that, any team looking to add Dez Bryant needs to look at him as a #2 option.

The Ravens have already signed Michael Crabtree and John Brown this offseason in an attempt to rebuild their receiving corps.

The team has more than $10 million in remaining salary cap space and can sign Bryant for less than that figure if he's willing to accept a pay cut. The Ravens reportedly are interested.

He amassed a career-best 16 touchdowns in 2014.

Last season, the 2010 first-round pick out of Oklahoma State finished with 69 receptions for 838 yards and six touchdowns. Though he's no longer the same player, he still seems to have plenty left in the tank.

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