Saints sign former Cowboys Star Dez Bryant

By Amber Lee

The New Orleans Saints made official Wednesday evening what had been reported earlier in the day. The team announced the signing of former Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowl receiver Dez Bryant.

Per the team’s official website:

The New Orleans Saints announced Wednesday, Nov. 7 that they have agreed to terms with free agent wide receiver Dez Bryant on a one-year contract. The announcement was made by Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.


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Despite averaging 34.9 points per game and being in the midst of a seven-game winning streak, the Saints are leaving no stone unturned.

Although, this can’t be considered too shocking of a move for the team. No. 1 wide receiver Michael Thomas has shown out to the tune of 70 receptions for 880 yards. He also has an absurd 89 percent catch rate on the season. Outside of that, the Saints second-leading pass catcher from the wide receiver position is Tre’Quan Smith with 12 catches.

Bryant worked out for the Saints earlier in the week and apparently the team liked what it saw in the former Pro Bowler.

The 30-year-old receiver was released by Dallas this past spring after putting up 69 receptions for 838 yards and six touchdowns for the Cowboys in 2017.

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