Martavis Bryant's Time With Cowboys Not Over After All

The veteran wide receiver will reportedly sign a reserve/futures deal with the Cowboys.
Nov 11, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders wide receiver Martavis Bryant (12) carries the ball
Nov 11, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders wide receiver Martavis Bryant (12) carries the ball / Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The 2023 season for the Dallas Cowboys is over after a disappointing loss to the Green Bay Packers last week. However, that hasn’t stopped the team from making roster moves for next season.

Michael Gehlkin of The Dallas Morning News reported Tuesday night that veteran wide receiver Martavis Bryant is expected to sign a Reserve/Future contract on Wednesday. Bryant spent several weeks on the Cowboys’ practice squad before the team let him go earlier this month.

The 32-year-old receiver hasn’t played in an NFL regular season game since the 2018 campaign with the then-Oakland Raiders. During that season, Bryant had 19 receptions (27 receptions) for 266 yards.

Before he joined the Cowboys’ practice squad earlier this season, Bryant spent some time in the XFL with the Vegas Vipers. On the Vipers, the 6-foot-4 wide receiver produced 14 receptions for 164 yards.

It’s not a surprise to see the Cowboys take a flier on Bryant as he’ll provide wide receiver depth during offseason workouts and training camp. 

Even though his XFL stint wasn’t spectacular, it was good to see him back on the field. If Bryant can show that he still has speed and can stretch the field, there might be a shot that he makes the 53-man roster or practice squad next season. As of right now, the Cowboys' receiver room is stacked with CeeDee Lamb, Michael Gallup, Brandin Cooks, Jalen Tolbert, and Kavontae Turpin.

We should expect the Cowboys to make a few more reserve/future deals signings over the next week or so as they try to retool for next season and win the NFC East for the second straight year.

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