Dez Bryant Injured; Plans To Be Ready Week 1

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant underwent an MRI revealing patellar tendinitis but he plans to be ready in Week 1.

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Dez Bryant Plans To Be Ready For Cowboys-Giants In Week 1

Dallas wide receiver Dez Bryant told reporters on Tuesday that he'll be ready to play in the Cowboys' first regular season game against the New York Giants. Cowboys beat writer Clarence Hill tweeted that Bryant said he will "no doubt" be on the field for Week 1 after he left Monday's practice with a knee injury.

The Cowboys travel to face the Giants on Sept. 5.

Bryant's original injury didn't appear serious, as the Cowboys wide receiver was walking in and out of the training room when he left Monday's practice early. An MRI soon after revealed that Bryant was only suffering from patellar tendinitis.

Fellow Dallas wide receiver Miles Austin has also been struggling to recover from an injury. He will sit out the rest of the preseason, though ESPN reports he is expected to be ready for New York as well.

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Dez Bryant Injury Update: MRI Reveals Tendinitis

Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant reportedly has a sprained patellar tendon, according to the team.

Bryant received an MRI on the knee after slipping on the turf during today's practice with the San Diego Chargers, and had told reporters he was "OK" as he headed into to get his knee examined.

It's great news for the Dallas Cowboys, who were facing the possibility of having significant injuries to their top three receiving threats with Jason Witten and Miles Austin already out. Receivers Andre Holmes and Tim Benford were also injured in practice today.

Bryant appears to be in high spirits following the results of the MRI, tweeting this just minutes after the team made the results public.

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Cowboys Don't Believe Dez Bryant Injury Is Serious, According To Report

Despite watching their star wide receiver leave practice on Monday with an apparent knee injury, the Dallas Cowboys still do not believe Dez Bryant's knee problem will turn out to be serious according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

While it's sure great to hear that the Cowboys aren't fully concerned at the moment, MRI results have been known to surprise teams before, and it's not like knee injuries are the most predictable lot. Bryant reportedly slipped coming out of a break during his team's joint practice with the Chargers and immediately went down holding his knee before being taken off by trainers, so there's a good reason for fans to fear the worst right now.

Although Bryant himself told Calvin Watkins of he was fine upon leaving the field, the results of his MRI will ultimately tell the full story. Coupled with the news that fellow receiver Andre Holmes also left practice with an injury of his own, it's clear that the Cowboys need to keep their fingers crossed.

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Dez Bryant MRI Coming After Knee Injury

Wide receiver Dez Bryant will reportedly get an MRI on his knee after injuring it at the Dallas Cowboys' practice on Monday. After visiting the trainers, Bryant told reporters present that he was fine.

Mike Fisher of Fox Sports Southwest said that Bryant had no noticeable limp, but Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas said he walked slowly.

But considering Bryant will get an MRI immediately, there's a chance that it could be bad news for the Cowboys' fourth-year wide receiver, and the team as a whole.

The news shouldn't sit well with the Cowboys, who are struggling to keep their wide receivers on the field. Also leaving the training room during Monday's practice were Andre Holmes and Tim Benford, according to ESPN's Watkins.

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Dez Bryant Leaves Cowboys Practice With Knee Injury

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has left the team's practice on Monday with an apparent knee injury, according to reporter Clarence Hill. The 6-foor-2, 220 pound wide receiver was seen with trainers examining his knee, officials told Hill.

Bryant caught two passes for 15 yards in Saturday's 28-20 preseason loss to the San Diego Chargers.

Before the Cowboys' first preseason game against the Oakland Raiders, Bryant was banged up with a hamstring injury that kept him out of practice and only participating in walkthroughs. Two days after suffering the hamstring injury, he caught one pass for 24 yards and only played in one possession.

In three years in the NFL, the Oklahoma State product has pulled in 108 passes for 1,489 yards for the Cowboys. Last season was by far his best, as he nearly reached the 1,000 mark with 928 yards.

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