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Stephen Jones: Teams have inquired about Dez Bryant, not sure why he hasn’t signed

Former Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is reportedly willing to wait until training camp to find a new home.
Former Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is reportedly willing to wait until training camp to find a new home. Star-Telegram file

Per Vice President Stephen Jones, NFL teams have inquired with him and the Dallas Cowboys coaches about the status of receiver Dez Bryant.

But he is not sure why the team’s all-time leader in touchdown receptions remains unemployed more than six weeks after being released by the Cowboys on April 13.

“I am sure Dez is being thoughtful,” Jones said on Tuesday. ”I don't know the details as to why he hasn't picked a home. I am sure he is being very thoughtful about it. I am sure he has good people talking to him too. I am sure at the end of the day he is being thoughtful about what his next steps should be. I am sure he is working hard. No one is rooting for Dez more than we are.”

Jones said teams have inquired about Bryant, who turned down an offer from the Baltimore Ravens shortly after being released but has seen no real interest since.

Bryant did reveal on Instagram over the weekend that he would like to sign with the San Francisco 49ers.

Jones said it is making for a more motivated and driven Bryant and would benefit whichever team he finally signs with.

“You know at the (NFL owners) meetings I have had different conversations about him,” Jones said. “At the competition committee meeting, some of the coaches there speak to it. I'm sure other coaches have called our coaches and wanted input on him. The greatest thing about Dez is he is a fierce competitor. I think he is now more driven and more competitive than he has ever been. We wish him nothing but the best.”

Terrance Williams was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication after falling off an electric scooter in front of officers early Saturday morning. His 2017 Lamborghini had been discovered wrecked shortly before Williams was contacted.

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