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Dez Bryant named a potential late free agency target for the Giants

Dez Bryant has spent most of his career as a mortal enemy of the New York Giants, but could he now become a Giants ally?

Brent Sobleski of Bleacher Report thinks so.

With Bryant still a free agent, Sobleski names the Giants as a potential landing spot for the wide receiver, noting that New York could use an experienced wide out to work outside the slot.

Bryant joined the New Orleans Saints in November of this past season, but his stay with the Saints lasted just one day after he tore his Achilles in practice.

The 30-year-old, who played his collegiate football at Oklahoma State, was originally selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the first round (24th pick overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.

He played in 12 games during his rookie year, catching 45 passes for 561 yards and six touchdowns. He then showed significant improvement during his second season, hauling in 63 receptions for 928 yards and nine scores.

However, Bryant did not really break out until his third year in the league, when he snared 92 balls for 1,382 yards while reaching the end zone 12 times.

Bryant stamped his name among the best receivers in the NFL at that point, as he would proceed to make back-to-back Pro Bowl appearances in 2013 and 2014, including a First-Team All-Pro selection in the latter season.

Injuries then began to consume Bryant, as he played in just nine games in 2015 and went on to miss three more contests in 2016.

He was last seen with the Cowboys in 2017, when he registered 69 receptions for 838 yards and six touchdowns.