Dez Bryant needs to play two additional seasons, yet it clearly will not be with the Baltimore Ravens.
In a progression of tweets Tuesday night, the wide beneficiary clarified why he never broke out of a restricted part with the Ravens last season.
“I realized quick Baltimore wasn’t the place for me,” Bryant wrote. “No bad blood. That’s their way of doing things so you gotta respect it.”
Bryant, 32, returned subsequent to passing on two seasons and added up to six gets for 47 yards and two scores in six games with Baltimore.
A three-time Pro Bowl determination during his experience with the Dallas Cowboys, Bryant needed instability with Baltimore and never got reliably open. He completed as the No. 4 wide beneficiary for the association’s most exceedingly awful passing assault, positioning beneath Marquise Brown, Miles Boykin and Willie Snead IV on the profundity graph. Bryant dealt with an aggregate of 129 snaps, or 21.5 per game.
Reacting to a fan’s remark that he should’ve been given a superior chance, Bryant stated: “It’s hard. I’ve been off almost three years. I flashed my abilities to the point [Ravens coach John] Harbaugh asked was I ready to play because he thought I was ready …You have to learn the playbook … chemistry with the QB have to be on point.”
Asked whether his chemistry was off with quarterback Lamar Jackson, Bryant wrote: “Our chemistry was good on and off the field. But it was guys there before me who understood the offensive concepts better than me. You can’t jeopardize that.”
Bryant turned into the subsequent Pro Bowl wide recipient to miss two full seasons and get back to the NFL since the 1970 consolidation, as per the Elias Sports Bureau. Josh Gordon was the first.
The Ravens previously worked out Bryant in August, yet he left without an agreement since he was advised to improve his molding. Baltimore brought him back and marked him to the training crew on Oct. 28.
Subsequent to being raised off the training crew twice, Bryant was endorsed to the 53-man list on Nov. 28. He never overshadowed in excess of 28 yards accepting in a game and was held without a catch in the Ravens’ two season finisher games.
“I wasn’t bothered about playing time,” Bryant wrote. “I enjoyed myself. I met some great teammates, guys I feel like I will be keeping in contact for a long time. I’m thankful for the opportunity Baltimore gave me.”
The Ravens weren’t relied upon to bring back Bryant. Redesigning the wide recipient bunch in free office and the draft was viewed as one of Baltimore’s needs.
Bryant, the No. 24 generally speaking pick of the 2010 draft, played eight seasons for the Cowboys. In 113 games, he got 531 passes for 7,459 yards and a Cowboys-record 73 score gets before his delivery after the 2017 season.
At the point when found out if he intends to play in 2021, Bryant stated: “I plan on playing 2 more years and that’s it for me.”