Dez Bryant is understandably frustrated. His team, this year at least, is bad. The Cowboys are 2-6 and the team's November has been dominated by Greg Hardy, thanks to the release of further evidence in the defensive end's alleged beating of his ex-girlfriend. Thursday, Bryant took out a lot of that frustration, going on a profanity-filled tirade for the better part of 15 minutes.
About a minute of the rant was caught on video:
After the rant, Bryant took to Twitter to explain what happened. In his tweet, Bryant referenced something he claimed started the incident — reporter Jean-Jacques Taylor calling Cowboys wide receiver Devin Street a "nigga." Reporters on the scene said Bryant's rant, which also seemed to be concerned with negative media coverage of the Cowboys' poor first half of 2015, began before he noticed anything about Taylor's interaction with Street.
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Later, Bryant further clarified the incident: