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Deion Sanders, Bryant in a quarrel

Posted on: March 25, 2011 1:08 pm
 
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

Hall of Fame CB Deion Sanders used to mentor Cowboys WR Dez Bryant, but in recent months, that relationship has changed and they no longer work together.

So, perhaps it shouldn’t have been a surprise when Sanders criticized Bryant (he of the alleged droopy pants , though some of that theory has been debunked by now) on ESPN 103.3, saying Bryant had been ignorant and that he wasn’t surprised by the incident at NorthPark Center mall.

Since the story came out – Bryant apparently was sagging his pants at the mall and was asked to lift them, and after he refused, two off-duty cops escorted him out of the mall and told him he was banned from returning for the next three months and he cursed at them – Bryant has told his side of the story.

Bryant told ESPN Dallas that he was guilty of using profanity, but that was it.

After hearing Sander’s comments, Bryant told ESPN Dallas, “I wish Deion would come to me as a man and talk to me. I've been reaching out to Deion. I've never done anything wrong to Deion or disrespected him. I've never lied to Deion."

Sanders said he stopped working with Bryant, because Bryant was dishonest. Bryant refutes that as well:

Meanwhile, Bryant said Sanders has refused to talk to him since he backed out of his marketing deal with Under Armour, a popular shoe and apparel company that also outfits Sanders' youth athletic programs. The deal fell apart, according to Bryant, because he determined during last year's minicamps that the company's cleats weren't the right fit for his feet.

Bryant, who wears Nike cleats but does not have a shoe deal, said Sanders has ignored repeated text messages from him since then.

"I never knew the reason for Deion not saying anything to me," Bryant said. "The only thing I can believe is that when I stopped talking to Under Armour, Deion stopped talking to me. I never knew what Prime's problem was.

"That's my decision. That has nothing to do with Prime. That made me feel he must be getting something from Under Armour."


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Ihateumpires
Since: Jun 8, 2008
Posted on: March 25, 2011 3:57 pm
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Since: Apr 14, 2007
Posted on: March 25, 2011 3:43 pm
 

Deion Sanders, Bryant in a quarrel

by two rentacops with for saggy pants.  Has anyone ever met a rentacop?  They are usually the biggest tools in the shed.  My friend and I had one chase us on bicycles for miles down a road because we were jumping concrete embankments.  These guys have a serious ego problem....most of us would have had some choice words for them on the way out too

Off duty cops, as in real cops that are off duty.

Reading comprehension, try it.



Since: Oct 1, 2009
Posted on: March 25, 2011 3:25 pm
 

Deion Sanders, Bryant in a quarrel

I wonder if that is how Bryant was dishonest to Deion?  He changed his mind on a shoe deal and cost Neon Deion some of his money.  Of course that wouldn't be very godlike now would it?  So saying dishonest with no details works out better.  He is just a kid that got BUSTED! by two rentacops with for saggy pants.  Has anyone ever met a rentacop?  They are usually the biggest tools in the shed.  My friend and I had one chase us on bicycles for miles down a road because we were jumping concrete embankments.  These guys have a serious ego problem....most of us would have had some choice words for them on the way out too.  Deion would have been a rentacop if he hadn't been able to run a 4.0......Thanks for ruining the cowboys clear into the early 00's with your inflated contract too.....



Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: March 25, 2011 2:51 pm
 

Deion Sanders, Bryant in a quarrel

Deion is some mentor. He mentored Bryant right into sitting out virtually his entire senior season. Bryant is an arrogant jackal, but Sanders is in no position to mentor anyone on anything. It sounds to me like Sanders realized he could not steer Bryant towards Under Armour and missed out on a paycheck. This whole situation in the mall just gave Sanders a convenient chance to take the high moral ground, but it's all an act.



Since: Dec 21, 2010
Posted on: March 25, 2011 2:35 pm
 

Deion Sanders, Bryant in a quarrel

is this considered as black on black crime???



Since: Aug 30, 2006
Posted on: March 25, 2011 2:29 pm
 

Deion Sanders, Bryant in a quarrel

Why is Deion Sanders qualified to mentor anyone?  What has he done other than pimp out his golf cart ride and talk ridiculously funny as a NFL coorespondent?



Since: Dec 1, 2009
Posted on: March 25, 2011 2:13 pm
 

Deion Sanders, Bryant in a quarrel

In short, then, Mr. Do-Gooder, Prime-time is a P-I-M-P. I'm crushed and astounded.



Since: Jan 31, 2011
Posted on: March 25, 2011 2:10 pm
 

Deion Sanders, Bryant in a quarrel

OH NO!!!!!!!!!!!!! OH NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OH NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



Since: Jan 24, 2011
Posted on: March 25, 2011 2:09 pm
 

Deion Sanders, Bryant in a quarrel



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