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Cowboys' Bryant to wear sacred No. 88

Updated: April 23, 2010, 7:33 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- Soon after the Dallas Cowboys traded up to draft Dez Bryant, owner/general manager Jerry Jones told the equipment managers to get No. 88 ready.

The Cowboys have assigned Bryant that number, which was worn by Cowboys receiving legends Drew Pearson and Hall of Famer Michael Irvin. In fact, Bryant No. 88 jerseys were already for sale on the team's website Friday morning.

"I think that Dez has a chance to make the kind of impact of people that have worn this jersey ...

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