Saints Fear Dez Bryant Out for the Year With Torn Achilles


Dez Bryant was helped off the field at Saints practice Friday and the team fears he may have torn his Achilles, according to a report from's Tom Pelissero and Ian Rapoport. A person familiar with the situation says Bryant has a torn Achilles tendon.

Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys warms up prior to their game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on October 22, 2017 in Santa Clara, California.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced any details of Bryant's medical exam. New Orleans also now lists him as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Bryant was already having trouble finding a job before the injury - considering it took almost two months of the season before a team took a shot on him. "I won't question the man upstairs. this is the ultimate test. Thank you everyone for the prayers".

Several other National Football League players, including former Cowboys teammate Cole Beasley, reacted to the news by tweeting support for Bryant.

Bryant, in his eight years in Dallas, caught 531 balls for 7,459 yards and 73 touchdowns. He'd been looking for a new team until signing with New Orleans on Wednesday.