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Cowboys, Dez Bryant working on long-term contract extension

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Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said that he is working hard with receiver Dez Bryant’s representatives to secure a long-term deal to make Bryant a “Cowboy for life.” 

Bryant is due $1.78 million in the final season of his rookie deal. 

“We’re totally committed to make Dez a Cowboy for life,” Jones said, via the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “Our plans from Day 1 … figure a way to get Dez and Tyron extended.”

Offensive tackle Tyron Smith and Dallas reached an eight-year extension on Wednesday that will pay him $109.7 million over the next 10 seasons.

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Bryant has been one of the NFL’s most consistent performers, and last season he caught 93 passes for 1,233 yards and 13 touchdowns on his way to a Pro Bowl berth.

The league’s top-paid receivers this season in terms of base salary are Miami’s Mike Wallace ($15 million), Seattle' Percy Harvin ($11 million), Tampa Bay’s Vincent Jackson ($10 million) and Houston's ($10 million).  

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