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Dez Bryant’s mother doesn’t want to pursue charges


Roughly a week after Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant’s mother called the cops on her son, Angela Bryant has decided that she wants to call off the dogs.

According to the Associated Press, Angela Bryant has told the authorities that she doesn’t want to press charges against Dez.

Bryant was arrested on July 14 after he allegedly hit his mother across the face with a ball cap and grabbed her by the T-shirt.

Though Angela Bryant’s decision doesn’t mean the case will be dropped, it will be hard to achieve a conviction if Angela Bryant isn’t inclined to cooperate.

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63 Responses to “Dez Bryant’s mother doesn’t want to pursue charges”
  1. kremis says: Jul 23, 2012 8:21 PM

    Show me the $$$ money Dez, love mom

  2. sterilizecromartie says: Jul 23, 2012 8:22 PM

    Who didn’t see this coming?

  3. foul83 says: Jul 23, 2012 8:26 PM

    He’ll do it again.

  4. steeltuff says: Jul 23, 2012 8:31 PM

    Roger can still clamp down.

  5. SparkyGump says: Jul 23, 2012 8:36 PM

    Sure, throw her a pile of cash and she’ll stop cooperating but do you really think his maturity problems are going away? This could be a teachable moment for Jerry but we all know he’s an enabler as well. Remember his security detail/baby sitters for Pacman? How did that work out?

  6. cowboyfan45 says: Jul 23, 2012 8:40 PM

    Apparently Jerry Jones check to Dez’s mother cleared!

  7. jagwar73 says: Jul 23, 2012 8:43 PM

    Now she wants to use her better judgement? Better late than never though. Doesn’t want to bite the hand that feeds her, I guess.

  8. bangbangbilly says: Jul 23, 2012 8:46 PM

    Dez explained to is mom he was simply reenacting the scene from Friday after next “Ribs so good make you wanna slap Yo! Momma”

  9. moerawn says: Jul 23, 2012 8:53 PM

    Now–about that new house?

  10. beerbudsnbevo says: Jul 23, 2012 8:55 PM

    She must have ran outta crack money….

  11. zack2482 says: Jul 23, 2012 9:02 PM

    Glad Maras’ money didn’t change her mind…

  12. raiderapologist says: Jul 23, 2012 9:04 PM

    Money can’t buy happiness, but freedom is another matter entirely.

  13. hummer53 says: Jul 23, 2012 9:04 PM

    Shocked I say

  14. stl45fan says: Jul 23, 2012 9:05 PM

    What ever he ate must have been “Slap Your Mama” GOOD !!!!

  15. nje22 says: Jul 23, 2012 9:06 PM

    Rumor out of dallas is dez caught her blowing his buddy and she/they don’t want all of that coming out in his defense so she is going to press to drop it all

  16. canetic says: Jul 23, 2012 9:08 PM

    Jeff Ireland demands an explanation.

  17. taintedlombardis says: Jul 23, 2012 9:09 PM


  18. ampats says: Jul 23, 2012 9:14 PM

    Uncle Roger will be pursuing his own charges

  19. icewalker946 says: Jul 23, 2012 9:18 PM

    I thought he grabbed her by the hair?

  20. iced107 says: Jul 23, 2012 9:25 PM

    Check cleared probably. Maybe she can stop turning tricks for Ireland now

  21. garza0080 says: Jul 23, 2012 9:26 PM

    Garbage! this guy is trash, it dose not matter what a women does just walk away especially if she is your mother. just shows the world that he is garbage, trading and chopping block in the near future, any man that hits a women is a coward.

  22. fatcatt says: Jul 23, 2012 9:27 PM

    States shouldn’t allow these cases to be dropped. Some don’t. Whether the person press charges or not. If he’s done it once he’s done it twice. And he’ll do it again. These issues just don’t go away. He will be sent to a program by the NFL during his suspension.

  23. taintedsaints2009 says: Jul 23, 2012 9:29 PM

    weren’t there about 200 comments last week already convicting this guy?

  24. dezertdweller says: Jul 23, 2012 9:30 PM

    Dez was just protecting himself from his Mom – as always public preception jumps to conclusions… sounds like Dez was trying to keep his Mom from hitting them in self defense imo…

  25. jbaxt says: Jul 23, 2012 9:34 PM

    Ma, seriously… You couldn’t have had that opinion like 5 days ago. Now I’m going to have to buy you a Tahoe instead of that Porsche. Will you ever learn?

  26. dmadras says: Jul 23, 2012 9:35 PM

    She doesnt need the money…shes a prostitute!

  27. kash71 says: Jul 23, 2012 9:35 PM

    SouthPark could take this and make it into one of the greatest episodes of all time.

  28. starfan79 says: Jul 23, 2012 9:48 PM

    It’s only because he is a Dallas Cowboy that all the haters have something to say.. Donte Stallworth got drunk, drove over a man that was on his way to work and killed him. He did a month in prison and was suspended one season.. You don’t think that family got paid?

  29. beassemodedoe says: Jul 23, 2012 9:55 PM

    She probably doesn’t even remember the whole things

  30. mnajb says: Jul 23, 2012 10:05 PM

    How classy are all these guys making my guy Adrian Peterson look now?

  31. nflofficeadmin says: Jul 23, 2012 10:05 PM

    They never do

  32. evilfhud says: Jul 23, 2012 10:07 PM


  33. Stiller43 says: Jul 23, 2012 10:11 PM

    Isnt he like 23 or 24 and she is 37?

    But yeah, obviously he got paid off by jurrah or dez

  34. foul83 says: Jul 23, 2012 10:14 PM

    1 is 2 many, Dez.

  35. tooz72 says: Jul 23, 2012 10:15 PM

    thats it, keep enabling the child

  36. skoobyfl says: Jul 23, 2012 10:20 PM

    Maybe Dez loves his Mom & the feelings are mutual.

  37. ipeefreelyagain says: Jul 23, 2012 10:26 PM

    I think Angela is an Eagles fan.

    –My 2 cents: I say lay off Dez. There has been no conviction, and no direct proof Dez wasn’t defending himself.

    Anyone that says Dez needs suspended is only saying so because they know he’s a core element to the Cowboys offense.

    Dez did not drive drunk like David Deihl, or ol Skittles. Those guys put their lives at risk and the public.

  38. olewize1 says: Jul 23, 2012 10:28 PM

    i wonder what she did to make this incident occur? i dont see him just going into his mothers home and straight out whoop her…

  39. drgreenstreak says: Jul 23, 2012 10:28 PM

    Dez’ mama has been arrested 17 times. Several times for neglecting Dez just a few years ago when she kept him from going to school.
    She’ll get over it. It’s her only meal ticket. Dez needs counseling at how to deal with her and others in his life.

  40. whateverhommie says: Jul 23, 2012 10:29 PM

    SparkyGump says: Jul 23, 2012 8:36 PM

    Sure, throw her a pile of cash and she’ll stop cooperating but do you really think his maturity problems are going away? This could be a teachable moment for Jerry but we all know he’s an enabler as well. Remember his security detail/baby sitters for Pacman? How did that work out?

    This really has nothing to do with money. If you and other had listened to the 911 call, she can be heard saying that “this is the last time”; meaning that he’s acted like this before and she likely let it go and thought that things would be different and that he would likely grow up.

    This sounds as she is playing the role of the unwilling enabler; desperately wanting Dez to change, but can’t get “tough enough” to do what needs to be done/what SHOULD have been done.

    As long as Dez has enablers around him, he will likely NEVER change.

  41. hannahsdaddy says: Jul 23, 2012 10:30 PM

    Act however you want son! As long as you and your money doesn’t leave me like when I was 13 and conceived you.

  42. norcal031 says: Jul 23, 2012 10:45 PM

    She does not seem like a bad lady, had a rough past but it seems like she called the cops because she has had enough. Its like a kid whose mother has had enough of his tantrums records them and shows them to people to embarrass him.

  43. bluebongzilla says: Jul 23, 2012 10:46 PM

    Hilarious. Now “poor Dez’s mom” is back to “money-grubbing crackhead hooker”.

    C’mon, he allegedly struck her in the wrists. Really? REALLY? I suppose he struck her in the wrists with his face?

  44. wipemysweatjackoff says: Jul 23, 2012 10:47 PM

    SparkyGump says:
    Jul 23, 2012 8:36 PM
    Sure, throw her a pile of cash and she’ll stop cooperating but do you really think his maturity problems are going away? This could be a teachable moment for Jerry but we all know he’s an enabler as well. Remember his security detail/baby sitters for Pacman? How did that work out?

    And have you heard anything from Jerry Jones since this arrest took place? Yeah that is what I thought – JJ hasn’t said not one thing and either has Garrett but you know what Romo came out and supported Dez and said he’s got his back. The Boys have finally learned with Garrett in a leadership role how to finally come together as a team. Better be scared NFL because they are coming full steam ahead!

  45. fdugrad says: Jul 23, 2012 11:02 PM

    Certainly predictable, however what, if anything will the ‘Boys or The Comish do to consequent and redirect this loose cannon? Enabling him yet again will further hardwire this impulsive and dangerous behavior.

  46. arlingtonsynn says: Jul 23, 2012 11:24 PM

    Still curious Jeff Ireland?

  47. kmastro88 says: Jul 23, 2012 11:52 PM

    Show me the money dez

  48. moturnovers24 says: Jul 24, 2012 12:08 AM

    More like she knew she was lying cause if he was trying to kill her I think he would have hit here with more than a fitted hat .how many deaths by fitted hats have u guys heard of?

  49. geraldthecat says: Jul 24, 2012 12:09 AM

    You people are awful. There is funny and jackass.

  50. psdaleno says: Jul 24, 2012 12:19 AM

    “He pulled my hair… (mom. here’s a check)…like I said…, I accidentaly threw my hair in his fist while he was waving.”

  51. canadianvikingfaniii says: Jul 24, 2012 12:36 AM

    Amazing the comments you allow on this site but mine seem to always get deleted and are no where offensive.

  52. bsizemore68 says: Jul 24, 2012 12:42 AM

    This guy comes across as one dumb ass, there is no cure for stupid, and he is a prime example of stupid, his mother will get beat to death hanging out with her mistake, they are all screw up, Cowgirls should let him go, not worth the headaches. Bill

  53. jimbo75025 says: Jul 24, 2012 2:33 AM

    starfan79 says:Jul 23, 2012 9:48 PM

    Donte Stallworth got drunk, drove over a man that was on his way to work and killed him. He did a month in prison and was suspended one season.. You don’t think that family got paid?
    Actually the man had finished work and was running across a 4-6 lane highway illegally in attempt to catch a departing bus rather than cross properly and catch the next one in 15 minutes or so. Donte was indeed drunk but there were some extenuating circumstances which is why the legal penalty was lightened. Stupidity on both their parts contributed to the accident.

  54. reasonlogic says: Jul 24, 2012 3:01 AM

    Though she might get paid…. and I’m sure he is taking care of his mom like most son’s would want to regardless of her past, I think there are at least two factors here; 1) he is her son. He can be forgiven by mom. 2) the hood rule of thumb is to never snitch. Oh and 3)…. Never snitch to the level of finalizing everything with the law. Sure the police were called but to go through to the point if legal action against your own is breaking rules #2 & 3

  55. reasonlogic says: Jul 24, 2012 3:22 AM

    In thinking further about my own post…. I can’t fully believe that those are “hood rules” given all of the circumstances. It’s probably just because she’s his mom. The natural consequence is that they will never be able to change what has happened.

  56. phyglenaut says: Jul 24, 2012 3:39 AM

    Anyone who doesn’t / hasn’t had an alcoholic or drug addict for a parent shouldn’t be allowed to comment on this issue. For those who don’t know what that is like . . . it is practically unbearable and the absolute internal agony it causes for the child pushes children beyond any limits anyone should have to endure, especially if the parent is abusive and/or employs abandonment upon their child. Dez is most likely attempting to protect / confront her about her lifestyle and trying to be the savior with his money and his stardom. He very likely was under the impression that his success would pull her out of her disparaging lifestyle, and as he’s slowly realized that isn’t the case he’s resorted to frustrated attempts to confront her. I can almost guarantee that is what is going on. He needs to get in Al-Anon or Nar-Anon for adult children of addicts to help him to stop letting her dominate his life. Shame on Angela Bryant.

  57. hcat44 says: Jul 24, 2012 3:42 AM

    Phew! I can still draft him in my fantasy football league. Thanks Dez Mommy =)

  58. djaehne says: Jul 24, 2012 4:03 AM

    The commissioner will have to suspend him no matter what. 4-6 games.

  59. logic4sale says: Jul 24, 2012 4:41 AM

    Man, I hate to admit it but Jeff Ireland was right on the money. The woman has been a crack addict that spent time in jail and has been a concern by league staffing since BEFORE he even entered the NFL. That right there should tell you something. Ofcourse she doesn’t want to press charges because she probably triggered the event but then realizes she might lose her meal ticket. Seems like the simple “ME COMPLEX”. Everyone is very quick to judge Dez but I’m more than positive there was much more to this story. This is just a case of his own mother costing him money if he is held out for any time at the expense of calling the police for something she now thinks wasn’t a big deal. Everyone talks about his immaturity but who do you think raised him (or didn’t “raise” him)?

  60. promickey says: Jul 24, 2012 6:56 AM

    Roger Goodell might say; Messing with your Mom is detrimental to the NFL Shield.

    So what if she hooked to keep him alive. The real pay day is now and moving forward.

  61. trubdeuce says: Jul 24, 2012 7:20 AM

    You guys have no morals. You dont know him or his mother that well yet your calling her crackheads, & prostitutes. Judgemental mf’ers! Its ok cuz my boy Dez is gonna bounce back from this & have a great career. Him & his mother are very close & all this controversy will do nothing but bring them closer. He will learn from this then watch out.

  62. rodeoclownclint24 says: Jul 24, 2012 8:16 AM

    How can you say dez’s mom is enabling him? She is the biggest problem jailed 17 times on probationfor supplying false info to police. He should stay away from her she is just trouble

  63. finsfrontofficeisajoke says: Jul 29, 2012 12:32 AM

    It pains me to say it, but Mr. Bryant makes Jeff Ireland look smarter just about every day!

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