The Dallas Cowboys have unveiled a set of rules and restrictions for wide receiver Dez Bryant.  The Cowboys aren't looking out for the well being of Bryant.  They're looking out for themselves.

Dez Bryant has had his fair share of screw-ups off of the football field.  Bryant was charged with misdemeanor assault in July after allegedly assaulting his own mother.  The Dallas Cowboys have thus unveiled the "Dez Bryant Rules" which consist of the following:

Dez Bryant has a midnight curfew.  He's not allowed to drink alcohol or attend strip clubs.  He can only attend nightclubs that are approved by the Cowboys.  Bryant also must have a rotating three-man security team that will have one man with him at all times.

Head coach Jason Garrett talked at length on Monday about giving Dez Bryant the proper "support."  Please don't believe that the Dallas Cowboys care about the well being of Dez Bryant more than state of their franchise.

If Dez Bryant only caught a few passes last season, he would be long gone.  Bryant had 63 catches for 928 yards and 9 touchdowns.  That's why the Cowboys are trying to "support" him (ie protect their own backside by keeping one of their top game breakers).

I'm fine with the Cowboys trying to protect their investment.  Just don't fall into the trap of thinking that the Cowboys genuinely care about Dez Bryant because of all of this "support" talk.  It's not the real reason they're trying to help Dez.  Helping Dez is just part of the process.  Looking out for their well being is the main objective.  That's the real reason.

Brian Noe is the Brand Manager at 104.5 The Team, ESPN Radio in Albany, NY.  Brian also hosts “The Noe Show” weekdays from 1-3 pm ET on WTMM.