“Time waits on no one” – Dez Bryant Looks Back Upon Dallas Cowboys Career With a Smile

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December 7, 2020 5:04 am

After two years on the sidelines, talented wide receiver Dez Bryant is back in the NFL with John Harbaugh’s Baltimore Ravens. The former Oklahoma State man made a name for himself while playing for Jerry Jones-owned Dallas Cowboys between  2010-2017.

After a short but unsuccessful spell with the New Orleans Saints in 2018, Bryant is aiming to end his NFL career on a high with the Ravens. But here’s what the veteran wideout had to say about his former team, who he will play against for the very first time on Tuesday night.

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Dez Bryant looking to make the most of his opportunity with the Ravens

An injury/COVID-19 ridden Baltimore Ravens team – including Dez Bryant – will host NFC East strugglers Dallas Cowboys in Week 13. The game was rescheduled for Tuesday night in order to reduce COVID-19 related risks.

Despite all the chaos surrounding this tie, former Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is looking forward to this high-octane matchup.

“For the most part, it’s water under the bridge. That’s two years. I had time to get myself together. You got to go forward with life because life isn’t going to wait on you. Time waits on no one. I had to get myself together and move forward.”

“It’s cool. I’m excited. I’m looking forward to it. A lot of those guys on that team, I know [and] I’m real good friends with. I think when we line up across from one another, it’s going to be fun. It’s going to be an exciting moment,” Bryant said via ESPN.

Nov 8, 2020; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) reacts before a game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Despite the hype surrounding his acquisition, Bryant has yet to start a game for the Ravens in 2020. He has featured on three occasions so far and has 28 receiving yards on 4 receptions.

Prior to his move to New Orleans, the now 32-year-old was a fan favorite in Dallas. He had more than 7,400+ receiving yards and 70+ receiving TDs while playing for the Cowboys over the course of eight seasons. He remains a revered figure in Texas and is still in the good books of his former boss, Jerry Jones.

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Daniel Arambur

Daniel Arambur is an NFL writer and content strategist for EssentiallySports.With more than 1,000 articles, he is one of the senior writers in the NFL cohort at ES. A mass media graduate from the University of Mumbai, Daniel has found the perfect blend of vocation and passion in the sports content niche. He has previously written for Sportscafe and Republic World. In addition to that, Daniel has completed his first level in Spanish linguistic training with Hispanic Horizons. With respect to the NFL, Daniel is a keen admirer of the old guard in Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers, while also closely following the career trajectory of the effervescent Tom Brady. The Mass Media graduate backs Patrick Mahomes to go on and make his mark as the ‘greatest to ever do it’ in the National Football League.

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