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Dez Bryant allegedly didn't pull up his pants

Posted on: March 22, 2011 7:31 pm
Edited on: March 22, 2011 7:49 pm
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

Since the CBA expired earlier this month, a handful of NFL players have not gone out of their way to stay out of trouble.* Isn’t that right, Raiders OT Mario Henderson, Vikings CB Chris Cook, Cowboys CB Bryan McCann and Patriots S Brandon Meriweather (all of whom have been arrested this month)?
Arrested development

*Whether the NFL’s conduct policy applies to them in the event of a lockout is unclear. Even for commissioner Roger Goodell, apparently.

While Cowboys WR Dez Bryant was not arrested Saturday for alleged criminal trespass at the NorthPark Center mall in Dallas, two off-duty police officers gave him a warning and told him he can’t return to the mall for three months or he’ll be subject to arrest.

This, according to, which reports that Bryant – who apparently has a history of disturbances at that mall – and his associates were asked to leave after they refused to raise pants that were exposing their underwear.

Bryant was quoted as saying, “What the [expletive] are you stopping me, like I stole something.”

Give me a second: I’m trying to think of a more ridiculous reason to be given a warning at a mall that could lead to your arrest, but I’m having a difficult time of it.

UPDATED (7:45 p.m.): Josina Anderson spoke with Bryant's advisor, David Wells. Here's what he had to say:

"I was an actual witness to the fact that there was no citation or verbal warning issued to Dez Bryant at NorthPark on Saturday in my presence. Furthermore, Dez was not one of the guys wearing his pants low."

UPDATED (7:48 p.m.): ESPN Dallas' Calvin Watkins spoke with Bryant, and Bryant said his pants were up, he's not banned from the mall and it was just a big misunderstanding.

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Since: Oct 27, 2008
Posted on: March 22, 2011 8:35 pm

Dez Bryant allegedly didn't pull up his pants

last i checked this is a free country. i hate the cowboys but grow up reporters. this is ridiculous. the guy didnt pull up his pants.... come one who cares.

Since: May 31, 2007
Posted on: March 22, 2011 7:54 pm

Dez Bryant allegedly didn't pull up his pants

Well, it's official.  If we're seriously writing and reading about how far Dez Bryant prefers to pull up his pants, the NFL has clearly come to a complete screeching halt.  Wake me on draft day, and then not again until a CBA is in place.

Since: Jun 17, 2007
Posted on: March 22, 2011 7:38 pm

Dez Bryant allegedly didn't pull up his pants

wow. this is why they need a conduct policy. because most of these players dont know how to go out in public and act properly. #twentytwo2's shrug.

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