Following up on the ongoing story
. ... Owner Jerry Jones revealed Tuesday morning on 'Elf & Slater' on 105.3 The Fan that the reason he hasn't yet consulted with Bryant, who faces a Class A misdemeanor family violence charge in the wake of an incident earlier this month is, "Because I'm too pissed to talk to him.'
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So, less than 48 hours after exhibiting a willingness to be tolerant
, the truth emerged. "You certainly couldn't have 53 players ultimately on your team that give the kind of consideration and time that you do to Dez," Jones said, as he maintained his calm while defending himself against questions regarding him not having spoken to the player. "But you say, 'Well, a No. 1 draft pick and an outstanding player, why not?' I agree with that. Why not? I have seen. ... Players that (required) a little heavier lifting than other players help you win championships. High maintenance. But I have been a part of that and have seen it work and not compromise the franchise, not compromise the NFL.' ..." None of which, however, means Jones is happy to be dealing with this situation. ... Stay tuned. We suspect there will be more on Bryant in coming days.