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Irvin was Troy Aikman’s favorite target, and Pearson was Roger Staubach’s favorite target. With this deal done, it won’t be long before Tony Romo starts his relationship with Bryant, perhaps adding them to that list.

“It was really important that we get him working and in the groove with Tony and our offense, and I think he understood that,” Stephen Jones said.

Romo liked what he saw from Bryant over the summer _ and from what the kid did in college.

In 27 games at Oklahoma State, Bryant had 147 catches for 2,425 yards (16.5 yards per catch) and 29 touchdowns. He also returned 22 punts for a 19.6-yard average and three TDs.

Bryant already is being counted on to return punts.

Stephen Jones added that second-round pick Sean Lee was close to signing his deal. Jones expects the linebacker from Penn State to be in San Antonio for the start of camp.

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AP Sports Writer Stephen Hawkins contributed to this report.