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Cowboys should pay up for Bryant

Market won't go down for the top-5 receiver, even if he does carry some risk

Updated: July 25, 2014, 3:51 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

OXNARD, Calif. -- Dez Bryant views himself as one of the game's top five receivers -- a player worth at least $12 million a season.

Can you really blame him after catching 93 passes for 1,223 yards and 13 touchdowns last season?

The Cowboys view him differently.

And that's why he shouldn't expect to reach a long-term agreement with the Cowboys anytime soon. It's going to take a while for the sides to work through their issues. The Cowboys see Bryant as a player on the cusp ...

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