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Could The New England Patriots Pursue Dez Bryant?

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In the 2010 NFL Draft, the New England Patriots held the 24th pick after a disappointing end to the 2009 season. Once New England was on the clock, Patriots fans from all across New England were pleading for Dez Bryant. The All-American receiver was indeed taken with the 24th pick, but only after the Patriots traded out of it, moving back to 27th and in return adding a third-round pick after finalizing a deal with the Dallas Cowboys.

The 27th pick turned out to be Devin McCourty, so there are no complaints from Patriots fans there. However, the third-rounder turned out to be wide receiver Taylor Price. New England may be able to say they got the best player, but definitely not the best receiver.

Ever since then, Dez Bryant has been linked to New England. Whether it has been trade rumors or his own personal tweets, Dez Bryant to New England always seemed like a possibility.

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The Patriots now have another chance to land Bryant. After tearing his Achilles last season less than a week after signing with the Saints, Bryant recently spoke out on Twitter, saying he may be ready for an NFL return in two weeks.

Could New England finally make a run at Dez Bryant? Well, anything is possible. The Patriots are still struggling with depth at the receiver position but that figures to change once N’Keal Harry returns. The two are similar receivers, both drafted in the first round and over six-feet tall with special talents.

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However, if the Patriots were interested, or if Bill Belichick believed there was a need for a receiver, Josh Gordon would not have been released in the first place. It seems highly unlikely Belichick would take a risk on Bryant after releasing Gordon.

The verdict? Bryant will not be a New England Patriot.

Once again, it seems to be nothing more than smoke.

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