Cowboys coach Jason Garrett responds to Dez Bryant’s recruitment of one of the top remaining free agents Tom Pennington/Getty Images
ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 13: Wide receiver Dez Bryant #88 and head coach Jason Garrett of the Dallas Cowboys walk the field prior to the Dallas Cowboys game with the New York Giants at AT&T Stadium on September 13, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant decided to recruit free agent cornerback Darrelle Revis on Twitter earlier this week, which sparked rumors about the team’s interest in the future Hall of Famer.

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Cowboys coach Jason Garrett was asked about the tweet during a press conference, but he didn’t give much detail on whether the team is pursuing Revis or not.

“Yeah, I don?t really know the nature of that,” Garrett said. “Obviously, I have a lot of respect for Revis. He?s been a great player in this league for a long time.”

That was all Garrett had to offer on the situation.

The Cowboys have a young secondary, and the presence of Revis wouldn’t hurt. But Revis will be 32 before next season, and his skills obviously slipped last year with the New York Jets.

Dallas wouldn’t have to pay Revis much since the Jets still owe him $6 million for the 2017 season, but the Cowboys’ zone coverage scheme wouldn’t mesh well with Revis’ (fading)  man-t0-man background.

The Cowboys might still choose to bring Revis in, but it doesn’t sound like the team is that interested at the moment.

(h/t All 22)

Cole Frederick About the author:
Cole Frederick is from a small town in Alabama, and he graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in journalism. He loves all sports - especially football and basketball - and quotes The Office frequently.
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