Ravens formally signal Dez Bryant to energetic roster, first matchup vs. Cowboys simply days away

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After just a few weeks of bouncing as much as the game-day roster, Dez Bryant is now formally a member of the 53-man roster for the Baltimore Ravens. Due to the rule modifications adopted by the league within the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the window was open for Bryant, 32, to return to the NFL by the use of the follow squad which he took full benefit of, signing with Baltimore’s follow unit in late October. Since then, he is been activated from the squad twice — Week 9 and Week 11. 

In opposition to the Titans final week, the ex-Cowboys star caught 4 of his 5 targets for 28 yards. That efficiency gave the impression to be proof sufficient that Bryant has a spot on the energetic roster, which is simply one other step in what has been a outstanding comeback. Because the receiver put pen-to-paper on his new contract, he famous in a tweet that he was “past grateful.” 

Previous to touchdown with the Ravens, Bryant had been out of the NFL for 2 years, final seeing recreation motion on December 31, 2017 whereas a member of the Dallas Cowboys. In 2018, Bryant had signed with the New Orleans Saints however suffered a torn Achilles in his first follow with the group. 

Now, Bryant is in line to play towards the Pittsburgh Steelers in Baltimore’s twice rescheduled Week 12 matchup on Tuesday and, extra noteworthy, might face his former Cowboys squad when the Ravens host Dallas in Week 13. 


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