Dez Bryant Leaves Field Before Crying: NFL News at YouWager
Sunday wasn’t a great day for the Dallas Cowboys and Dez Bryant.
The wide receiver offered a third apology to reporters for his actions after leaving the field with 1:21 to play in the fourth quarter of a 37-36 defeat versus the Green Bay Packers.
The Cowboys player apologized on Twitter Sunday night while making an appearance at a children’s hospital and during a 15-minute chat with reporters at Valley Ranch.
According to Bryant he wasn’t punished by team officials and coach Jason Garrett spoke to his star receiver about not doing it again.
“He understood me, but at the same time, basically like what y’all said, it’s how people will look at it,” Bryant said. “Like I said, nobody in this locker room, nobody in this organization had any problem because they know what kind of guy I am.”
“Bryant was very emotional. I cried when I got into the locker room. I didn’t want to show that stuff on the sideline.”
When quarterback Tony Romo threw his second interception of the fourth quarter, game officials reviewed the pick by Tramon Williams. After the interception YouWager experts confirmed Bryant decided to leave the field.
The Texas native said he didn’t want to start crying on the sidelines because he was so upset.
This is the second time this NFL season Bryant has made headlines for his actions on the sideline, following outbursts at Romo and tight end Jason Witten that were caught on camera during a defeat versus the Detroit Lions in October, a game in which the Cowboys blew a 10-point fourth-quarter lead.
Video released during the week after that game of Bryant’s interactions with the star quarterback seemed to reveal the receiver was trying to encourage the quarterback, not berate him.