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Former Cowboy Bryant Ruled Out For Sunday

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CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 06: Antonio Bryant #89 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers tries to get away from Everette Brown #91 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on December 6, 2009 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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The Cincinnati Bengals will trot out a score of former Dallas Cowboys when the two teams meet on Sunday for the annual Hall of Fame Game, but Antonio Bryant, who was drafted by Dallas in 2002, will not be among them.

Terrell Owens, Tank Johnson and Adam “Pacman” Jones, each of whom played for Dallas in 2008, will face off against their former team when they meet this weekend.

But Bryant, who played with the Cowboys for two seasons and had a well-documented run-in or two with Bill Parcells, will be held out as he recovers from a bum knee. Bryant had surgery on his left knee a year ago, and has been limited in camp.

Cincinnati gave him a four-year, $28 million dollar this off-season, but just when he will return is unclear. At any rate, head coach Marvin Lewis has ruled out the possibility of the former Cowboy playing Sunday in Canton.

 

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