Cowboys’ Dez Bryant Shuts Down Cornerback Josh Norman After Fight



There’s something about Josh Norman and NFC East wide receivers. One year after Norman and Odell Beckham Jr. got into one of the ugliest NFL skirmishes this side of Vontaze Burfict, Norman and Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant spent 60 minutes of Thanksgiving football jawing in each other’s faces, knocking helmets, poking each other like pre-schoolers, shouting profanity and somehow avoiding multiple personal fouls that more flag-happy officiating crews would have called happily. The argument spilled over into the postgame and was ignited in the locker room when Bryant started jawing in a safe, Norman-free environment:

Consider the source and all but Bryant did say after the game that if Norman and he had been beefing on the field like that a couple of years ago he “would’ve beat him up.” But then he acted like all this was beneath him.

That was in direct response to Norman saying last year that the Cowboys need “to get Dez’ 70 mil back.” Bryant didn’t stop with that financial advising though, continuing his evaluation of Norman: ” I think he’s extremely soft. All talk. He was holding the whole night. You supposed to be a lockdown corner, and you can’t even play man. […] He was scared.”

I don’t know; Bryant couldn’t keep Norman’s name out of his mouth. You tell me who’s scared? Sounds like Norman is in the head of

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