Jason Garrett says Dez Bryant’s release was ‘a challenging situation’
Jason Garrett arguably stated the obvious this week when saying that the Dallas Cowboys’ decision to release Dez Bryant proved to be a challenging situation.
Garrett on Tuesday addressed Bryant’s release for the first time since it played out last Friday at an event honoring Jason Witten and Cowboys legend Emmitt Smith. While Garrett admitted it was a tough process, he wishes Bryant well.
Raptors: The Raptors used 13 players, including G-League MVP Lorenzo Brown. … Toronto’s previous high for points in a quarter of a playoff game was 39, set against Orlando in 2008. Their previous high for points in a half was 63, set against Miami in 2016. … The Raptors had 10 assists on 16 made baskets in the first. … Valanciunas had eight rebounds in the opening quarter. … The Raptors also took a double-digit lead in the first quarter of Game 1. … Coach Dwane Casey celebrated his 61st birthday.
Feis, who also served as a security guard at Stoneman Douglas, was among 17 students and staffers killed in the Feb. 14 Parkland school shooting. The 37-year-old has been remembered for his heroism after racing into the building and shielding students from gunfire.
The NFL Draft begins Thursday, April 26 with the first round and continues the following day with Rounds 2 and 3. The draft concludes on Saturday, with coverage beginning at noon. All three rounds will be broadcast on national television.
In recent years, the NFL has created a trend of teams having guests announce their mid-round draft picks. Last year, the Dolphins had Moonlight actor Jaden Piner and former Dolphin and American Heritage coach Pat Surtain announce their picks.
Beckham also has to prove to ownership he is trustworthy enough for the franchise to invest in him and he is off to a rocky start this offseason. Mara, unquestionably wanting to send a message, said Sunday, I’m tired of answering questions about Odell’s behavior and what the latest incident is. I think he knows what we expect of him and now it’s up to him. This was in response to the latest Beckham bombshell, a video that surfaced recently with a French model in a Paris hotel.
It wasn’t helpful, Mara said, when asked how the video affects the expectations the Giants have for Beckham.
Tisch was aware of the video, but said he did not watch it.