Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones told KRLD-FM that it's "fair" to think that Bryant will be healthy enough to return after the team's Week 6 bye.
"Our prognosis has never changed," Jones said, via The Dallas Morning News. "I know there have been a lot of people who have doctors on their media staff and like to speculate on these things, but we've been pretty consistent from Day One. At first we thought maybe four to six (weeks) and that changed to six to eight. By the next day we were pretty much thinking six to eight.
"We really feel like it's a very fair goal to think that Dez will be back after the bye."
The Cowboys travel to New York to face the Giants on October 25, for their Week 7 matchup after the bye. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported last weekend that Bryant faces a 10-12 week timeframe to recover from the bone graft that took place during surgery, the story said. Reports of his timetable have actually been all over the place, between 4-12 weeks as well as missing the season. Those thinking about cutting ties with Bryant may want to hold on a little longer, and those looking at getting him on the cheap, may want to strike soon.