4:17 PM EDT, Mon September 22, 2014

Dez Bryant gets payback vs. Janoris Jenkins

ST. LOUIS – Dez Bryant didn’t get mad when St. Louis Rams cornerback Janoris Jenkins celebrated his pick six by throwing up the X, taunting Bryant by borrowing his trademark gesture. Bryant got even. “Had to get him back,” said Bryant, who torched Jenkins for a 68-yard touchdown to help the Dallas Cowboys pull off the 34-321 comeback win Sunday. “Had to get him back.” It didn’t look pretty for the Cowboys when Jenkins jumped a stop route to Bryant for an easy interception and 25-yard touchdown return with 6:06 remaining in the second quarter, giving the Rams a 21-0 lead.

Cowboys-Rams key matchup: Dez Bryant vs. St. Louis secondary

Cowboys WR Dez Bryant vs. Rams secondary. Bryant is nursing a sore shoulder but is expected to play and is coming off a 100-yard receiving game at Tennessee. Bryant is in midseason form and appears to have a favorable matchup against the Rams secondary, which has allowed opponents to complete 71.7 percent of their passes. Bryant is a mismatch for most corners in the league, which means Janoris Jenkins and his position mates will have their hands full. Drew Davison

Will Dez Bryant get going deep again?

IRVING, Texas -- Remember when Dez Bryant was a dangerous deep threat? Rewind to 2012, the breakout season for the Dallas Cowboys' No. 1 receiver. Tony Romo targeted Bryant 28 times on deep balls, as defined by passes that travel at least 20 yards in the air. Bryant caught 13 of those passes for 526 yards and five touchdowns, tying for the league lead for touchdowns on such plays, ranking third in yards and fourth in catches. Since then, Bryant has been targeted 27 times on deep balls, the vast majority of which have been duds.

Dez Bryant sore, but will be ready Sunday

IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant has minimal concern about the sore right shoulder that caused him to be a limited participant in Thursday’s practice. “It’s a little bit sore, but nothing that’s going to keep me out,” Bryant said. “I’m going to be ready to roll on Sunday.” Bryant injured the shoulder during the first quarter of Sunday’s win over the Tennessee Titans. He missed the next series but had eight of his team-high 10 receptions after returning.

Injury update: Dez Bryant (shoulder), Joseph Randle (concussion) considered day-to-day

IRVING – Dez Bryant headed to the locker room early in the game Sunday after making an 18-yard catch and landing awkwardly on his right shoulder. Bryant missed only one series and returned to play the rest of the game. …

Dez Bryant not bothered by shoulder injury

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The sight of Pro Bowl receiver Dez Bryant walking to the locker room with an athletic trainer in the first quarter provided a scare to the many Dallas Cowboys fans at LP Field on Sunday afternoon. But the shoulder injury caused Bryant to miss just one series. Bryant played the rest of the game with extra padding on his right shoulder, which he hurt when he came down hard on it after catching a pass across the middle on the Cowboys’ first drive of the game.

Dez Bryant returns after shoulder injury

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant injured his right shoulder on the first series of Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans. Bryant returned after missing one series. Bryant landed hard on the shoulder after an 18-yard reception on a slant. He was briefly evaluated on the sideline before going to the locker room. Rookie fifth-round pick Devin Street replaced Bryant in the lineup.

Dez Bryant finds humor in big hit

IRVING, Texas -- Dez Bryant couldn’t help but chuckle a bit as he scrolled through his Twitter mentions in the aftermath of the Dallas Cowboys' season-opening loss. The vicious hit San Francisco strong safety Antoine Bethea delivered to Bryant’s back inspired some creative work by Internet jokesters. “Throw up the W,” one wise guy wrote underneath a photo of Bryant with both arms up and his neck whiplashed back, a play off of his “Throw up the X” end zone celebration.

Randy Moss: Sky is the limit for Dallas Cowboys offense if Tony Romo targets Dez Bryant more often

IRVING – Two of Tony Romo’s three interceptions on Sunday came after he targeted a double- and triple-covered Dez Bryant. Before the game, that’s exactly what former Pro Bowl wide receiver Randy Moss was asking for. “I think if Tony …

Dez Bryant: We’re a great team, we just can’t beat ourselves like we did against San Francisco

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) lays on the field after a pass intended for Bryant was intercepted by San Francisco 49ers free safety Eric Reid (35) during the first half of play in the home opener at AT&T …

Dez Bryant: “I’m a real person”

Two Cowboys — Dez and Tony Romo  – had morning sit downs on the network pre-game studio shows. Dez on Fox when asked what he wants people to know about him: “I’m a real person. I enjoy life.  I would …
Dez Bryant is an answer for besieged Cowboys

Dez Bryant is an answer for besieged Cowboys

The fifth-year wide receiver is not one of the teams many question marks.

Money talks. But Cowboys WR Dez Bryant says “My mind is focused on San Fran,” not a new contract

Dez Bryant can’t wait to open the regular season Sunday afternoon against San Francisco. The Cowboys receive said he’s juiced. Bryant has also been adamant that if he hasn’t agreed to a contract extension in the next three days he …

Dez Bryant: Josh Brent is going to make most of second chance; We expect him to ‘do big things’

IRVING — Dez Bryant hasn’t talked to Josh Brent in the last week, but he knows his friend feels fortunate about his opportunity to return to the Dallas Cowboys. “I know that he knows that God gave him a second …

Jerry Jones: If Dez Bryant doesn’t get a new contract, it won’t be a distraction

Dez Bryant doesn’t want to be distracted by contract talks during the season. Although negotiations have been ongoing, the Pro Bowl wide receiver has said if a new deal isn’t reached by Sunday’s home opener, he’d like to postpone those …

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