Browns reportedly don't think Dez Bryant is 'seriously interested' in Cleveland
Dez is still looking for a new team after being released by the Cowboys earlier this offseason
The most notable free agent still on the market is former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant. The Cowboys' all-time leader in receiving touchdowns, Dez was released in mid-April after eight seasons with the team. The Cowboys felt his contract outstripped his production over the past few seasons and that his personality clashed a bit with some of the other players on the team.
There have been rumors surrounding Bryant's next destination for a while now, but it seemed like there was finally some real traction on a potential agreement recently when Browns general manager John Dorsey acknowledged that the team , and it was later reported that they had (which appears to be his preference).
It appears, however, that the interest was not exactly mutual. According to a report from ESPN's Josina Anderson, the Browns feel Dez is not seriously interested in playing for Cleveland.
Perhaps that should not be surprising. Prior to the report about Cleveland's interest, it was reported that Bryant was only interested in Tyrod Taylor (and possibly later Baker Mayfield) at quarterback and Jarvis Landry out wide, with Josh Gordon possibly on the field as well, and an improving defense; nobody would mistake them for a contender.. While the Browns should be better in 2018 with
Maybe Bryant would be more interested in joining the Browns' division rivals, the Steelers? Antonio Brown is doing his best to , but there has not been any real public traction on such a deal. The only offer to Bryant that has been publicly acknowledged is the three-year, $21 million contract Bryant rejected from another AFC North squad -- the Ravens. He reportedly wants a one-year deal so he can get back to a more favorable market next offseason, when he'll be available at the start of free agency.
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