Saints agree to contract terms with Dez Bryant

Dez Bryant has allegedly agreed to contract terms with the New Orleans Saints. The 30-year-old free agent spent his first eight years in Dallas before the Cowboys released him last season.

3-time Pro Bowl receiver bolsters one of NFL's top offences

Now a member of the New Orleans Saints, Dez Bryant was known for his public confrontations that made him such a controversial figure in Dallas. (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

A person familiar with the situation says free-agent Dez Bryant and the Saints have agreed on contract terms that will add the former Dallas Cowboys star to one of the NFL's top offences in New Orleans.

The person spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the roster move has not been announced.

The 30-year-old Bryant spent his first eight years in the NFL with Dallas and last season caught 69 passes for 838 yards and six touchdowns, including a 50-yard scoring play, for the Cowboys.

However, his professional reputation has been marred at times by public confrontations with coaches and teammates during games and practices.

Seeking salary cap relief, the Cowboys released Bryant after last season with two years remaining on the receiver's five-year, $70-million US contract.

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