Posted by Will Brinson
Jeff Ireland and Dez Bryant, telephone apologies aside, probably aren't BFF's. After all, if a man asks another man if his mother has ever worked as a prostitute, and does so in a serious fashion, things won't be patched up easily.
Still, Ireland is, according to a report from the Miami Herald , going to try to keep apologizing, and plans to "seek out" Dez during Thursday's game.
But Ireland has decided he will try to find Bryant and talk to him if that search is successful. Ireland has told at least one person that he would ``try to make sure Bryant is OK with everything,'' and perhaps repeat in person what he said during a phone conversation with Bryant following their predraft incident. Obviously, that's a story that will be mentioned once or twice when the Dolphins and Cowboys meet -- Ireland's questions to Bryant were a HUGE deal once they got reported nationally.
Bryant, for his part, has handled the matter pretty darn well -- he said what he said re: the meeting but hasn't indicated anything other than a good attitude since then. One would presume that he'll simply shake Ireland's hand, accept an apology and then decline to talk about the issue.
Anything else would probably be unwanted attention for the Cowboys' rookie.
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