Okay, so the offseason didn’t get off to such a good start for the Dallas Cowboys’ Dez Bryant.
First there was the incident at Northpark Mall, which, to summarize, involved sagging pants, an off-duty police officer, and short-lived stories claiming that Dez had been banned from the mall. (A spokesman for Northpark quickly issued a statement saying that this was not the case.)
Then there were the two lawsuits claiming that Dez owed over $800,000 to two parties for unpaid jewelry, loans and tickets to sporting events. At least one of these has since been settled, and now Dez, who has been a near-perfect attendant at the Cowboys’ player-run workouts, is ready to put all of it behind him and focus on football again.
“That’s all behind me,” Bryant said, per the Dallas Morning News. “I’m looking forward now. Once again, I apologize for all that. I’m moving on from it, and I’m just going to get ready for the season and stay positive throughout my career.”
Bryant went on to say that the team’s offseason workouts “have been great,” and doesn’t believe the lockout will prove to be any major hindrance to his improvement, or the team’s. Which is, you know, pretty good news if you’re a Cowboys fan.
“I don’t think so at all,” Bryant said. “I just feel like if you want it, you’re going to get it. And I really want it. Not only me, I know the team does and we’re going to go out and do our best. I’m pretty sure we’re going to practice like the lockout never even existed.”
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