Cowboys WR Dez Bryant suffers a hamstring injury, but says it's 'nothing major'

Dallas News - [Full Article]

While doing 7 on 7 drills late in Thursday’s practice, Dez Bryant felt some tightness in his left hamstring.

Bryant made a touchdown catch between two defenders during the period and celebrated by dunking on the crossbar. After running a route on the next play, the All-Pro wide receiver sat outside of the end zone and called for wide receivers coach Derek Dooley.

Grabbing his left hamstring, Bryant slowly walked to the other side of the field and had a long chat with an athletic trainer and then coach Jason Garrett. He didn’t participate in the rest of practice.

“I’m OK,” Bryant said as he headed to the locker room to have it checked out. “Nothing major.”

Fantasy Impact: 

Hamstring injuries are like opinions this time of year -- everyone's got one. Bryant's injury doesn't sound serious, so hopefully he'll be back on the field soon. Last season, Bryant was the #3 WR in standard formats and #4 in PPR. It was the third consecutive season that he finished in the top 7 in both formats. He is one of fantasy’s most dependable receivers. He may enter the season without a new contract, but should be motivated to perform.

Filed Under: 2015, Preseason

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