Dez Bryant: Twitter explodes with reactions following contract signing

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Aug 24, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant (88) on the sidelines during the fourth quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals at AT&T Stadium. The Cowboys beat the Bengals 24-18. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

The Dallas Cowboys and their All-Pro wide recevier, Dez Bryant, stirred up a hornet’s nest of excitement on social media on Wednesday afternoon, signing the 26-year old phenom to a five-year, $70 million contract to remain in Dallas for the foreseeable future.

This blockbuster ending comes after months of tenuous negotiations, threats and posturing on the part of both sides. At the climax of this roller coaster ride, Bryant’s deal was sealed less than an hour before the NFL’s franchise tag deadline.  As you can imagine the media, his teammates, haters and fans alike flooded Twitter with their reactions. Here are some of the best from the day.

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