Dez Bryant ready to sign with New Orleans Saints

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Sherman took to his personal Twitter account and reacted to the news that Bryant had signed with the Saints.

Jones also set off Bryant when he suggested in a SiriusXM Radio interview in July that there was added pressure on young Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott with Bryant and veteran tight end Jason Witten "in his ear".

Quarterback Drew Brees echoed his defensive teammate. "I look forward to working with him".

Bryant, 30, spent his entire eight-year career in Dallas before being cut by the Cowboys in mid-April.

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"We talked about it during the offseason a little bit", Brees said.

The Saints' most pressing need is for a slot receiver. "He's a guy that has shown he can go up and get the football".

That's a guy who's definitely sticking to his talking points.

Timing was everything for the Saints and Bryant, leading to the two sides making it happen. They're also replacing the mediocre Meredith, who isn't much faster than Bryant, with an accomplished receiver. Second-year pro Austin Carr, who started the season opener, has just five catches.

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The Saints are rolling the dice a bit that Bryant will be a good locker room fit with a team that is on such a good run.

What Bryant provides, however, is another weapon for Brees to consider in one of the NFL's top offenses. Many teams across the league would love to have those numbers. Is it Dez? Is it Tre'Quan? After all, as Cowherd notes, the NFL historically has been a "copycat" league.

Bryant retweeted a person congratulating him on landing with the Saints, who lost receiver Ted Ginn Jr. for the year.

Expect the Saints to deploy Bryant as a big slot receiver, similar to the role Marques Colston played in the offense over his long, productive career.

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Just last month, Bryant let it be known he would rather play for the Cowboys again than anywhere else. "It's one of those things that's a process". You bring him along and you want to put him in position to succeed, right? Seems like a real good opportunity for him.

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