Report: Dez Bryant, Cowboys agree to 5-year, $70 million deal

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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) talks to his teammates on the sideline during the first half of an NFL wildcard playoff football game against the Detroit Lions in Arlington, Texas. Dez Bryant sounds willing to skip training camp and possibly regular-season games without a long-term contract. Wednesday, July 15, 2015, is the deadline to get it. | AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File

The Dallas Cowboys and Dez Bryant have agreed to a five-year, $70 million deal, according to the NFL Network.

Of the $70 million, $45 million is reportedly guaranteed.

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The new pact puts to bed a summer-long drama that saw negotiations flatline between Dallas and Bryant, who threatened to skip training camp and regular-season games without a new long-term contract. Bryant is worth every penny he’ll earn. Coming off a monster campaign that saw the 26-year-old set a career mark with 16 touchdowns, Dez rolls into September as the heart and soul of a Cowboys offense with Super Bowl aspirations. Bryant has emerged over five seasons as a bona fide top-five NFL wideout: Where you place him in that group boils down to preference. Yes, he occasionally vanishes for a quarter, but Dez makes up for it with explosive stretches of play that leave defenses scattered.

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