The star wide receiver, who has sat out the Cowboys‘ offseason program due to a contract dispute, was with teammates at AT&T Stadium for the final practice before the start of training camp.
Cowboys coach Jason Garrett told reporters it was “great” to have Bryant back with the team. Bryant was in street clothes playing catch on the sideline while teammates practiced. NFL Media’s Desmond Purnell reported that Garrett explained that Bryant did not practice because he has yet to sign his franchise tender.
“I know how he’s working and hopefully we get the business stuff resolved,” Garrett said, according to the team site.
Bryant’s presence at AT&T Stadium comes one day after he sent a tweet explaining his contract thoughts and asking, “Where is my security?” Bryant previously told NFL Media’s Michael Silver he has considered holding out into the regular season if he doesn’t get a new deal.
Bryant’s cameo on Thursday may be an indication that Bryant is ready to rejoin teammates in a full capacity for training camp. We’ll have to wait a few weeks to find out.