Dez Bryant Says Cowboys are 'Out of Line' After Andy Dalton Signing: 'Pay Dak'

John Healy
May 03, 2020 - 10:34 am

The former Dallas wide receiver voiced his most recent displeasure with the team on Saturday evening following the Cowboys’ signing of free agent quarterback Andy Dalton to a one-year deal.

Bryant, who has been an advocate of Dak Prescott and has even spent time working out with the quarterback of late, called the decision to sign Dalton “out of line.”

“Nothing against Andy Dalton because I think he’s a great player..but the cowboys are extremely out of line,” he tweeted. “Pay Dak…I watched the cowboys pay Tony Twice once without a winning rec… I guess the cowboys viewing the QB position a plug in piece because of the dominant offense.”

The Cowboys placed the franchise tag on Prescott earlier this offseason after the quarterback had a career year in Dallas, throwing for 4,902 yards and 30 touchdowns, but failed to make the playoffs.

The two sides have until July 15 to reach a long-term agreement, or Prescott could choose to play the 2020 season under the $31.4 million franchise tag offer.

Dalton, 32, has not had a winning season since 2015 and last threw for at least 4,000 yards in 2016. Per 105.3 The Fan’s Mike Fisher, the addition of Dalton is “not meant as a threat” to Prescott, which Fisher tweeted to Bryant.

Bryant was not buying it, though.

“I was told a lot of things before and things ended up False,” he tweeted back. “Dalton has been a starter damn near his whole career…”

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