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The Panthers were a playoff team in 2017, but that was in spite of their wide receivers, not because of them. The leader in catches was tailback Christian McCaffrey with 80. Devin Funchess led Carolina in receiving yards with 840.
And the Panthers were 28th in the NFL in passing.
Taking a run at Bryant affords Lynch an unexpected chance to get better around Garoppolo and fire another salvo in the burgeoning NFC West arms race with the Los Angeles Rams.
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Bryant said he believes it was difficult for team owner Jerry Jones to release him. However, he feels there were other forces within the Cowboys’ organization that ultimately were pushing for him to be cut.
Jerry Jones, he loved me to death and I loved him too, Bryant said. I honestly believe in my heart that this was a hard decision for him. But when it’s five, six guys at a table against one guy, you got to do it.
… It was an unfair situation because if they wanted to get rid of me, they could have told me that…. I would have respected it.
Bryant said he wanted to stay in Dallas, but his expensive contract and declining play jeopardized his status within the team all offseason. The 29-year-old was due $12.5 million base salary in 2018 and was set to cost $16.5 million against the salary cap. Even though he stated publicly all offseason that he held no intentions of taking a pay cut, Bryant said he changed his stance.