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Dez Bryant Takes One for the Team

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IRVING — Dez Bryant weighed everything. He considered his long-term health, his pain tolerance and the doctors’ advice. But in the end, the team’s welfare was what mattered most.

It’s why the Cowboys receiver elected to delay surgery on his fractured left index finger and play. Dallas, at 7-6, is still in the hunt for a playoff spot, and Bryant wants to help the Cowboys’ cause as they try to qualify for the postseason.

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