FA Dez Bryant compliments Belichick, Brady on Instagram

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With the new season starting in two weeks and with no deal to show, Dez Bryant is really starting to get desperate. After being linked to the Browns last week yet leaving a visit to Cleveland without a contract, Bryant is now turning to the Patriots on Instagram.

Bryant replied to Bleacher Report posts on Instagram, saying that Bill Belichick's strategic mind is "one in a million" and that Tom Brady "has always been" his favorite player. While the Pats are definitely thin at receiver (especially after releasing Kenny Britt on Wednesday), Dez would have precious little time to learn the playbook and contribute were the Pats to sign him. Fold in his myriad injury issues and poor performance record these past few years, and it's hard to see anything coming of this. But hey, worth a shot right?

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