NFL Notes: Dez Bryant, Panthers, Saints

Dez Bryant

Free agent WR Dez Bryant tweets that he doesn’t have any regrets about turning down a multi-year contract from the Ravens this offseason.

Bryant also made it clear that he has no plans to retire from the NFL.

We have him featured in our Top 50 Available 2018 NFL Free Agents list.

Panthers

  • Ian Rapoport reports that new Panthers owner David Tepper may bring on is former Browns president and CFO Mike Keenan with him to Carolina.
  • Rapoport notes that Keenan has been consulting for franchises across the sports landscape.

Saints

Jason Witten mentioned during an appearance on a podcast with Adam Schefter that he thinks the Packers are the team to watch for free agent WR Dez Bryant. However, Witten added that the Saints also appear to be among the “lead dogs” for Bryant.

That’s a vertical passing attack,” Witten said, via ESPN.com. “You need somebody that can stretch the field and [be] an X factor, and that’s Dez Bryant. I’m not certain that he goes to the Packers, I just think that’s a great fit. But he’s going to partner with a great quarterback and have somebody that he feels like he can contend for a championship. The Saints and the Packers are kind of the lead dogs right now, in my opinion.

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