The New Orleans Saints fear wide receiver Dez Bryant has torn his Achilles, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.
An eight-month recovery is expected for the newly-signed Saints' receiver.
Bryant needs time to learn a new offense after only practicing twice with the Saints.
Marshall has caught 29 passes over the past two seasons.
After a lengthy time without an NFL team, Dez Bryant finally lands with the Saints, where he’ll be expected to contribute to a deep playoff run this season.
Dez Bryant provides much-needed depth to the New Orleans Saints' wide receiver corps, but his success with the team will be determind by what he does off the field.