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With the release of the 2017 EA Sports Madden NFL video game, the player ratings are always a topic of debate. The overall ratings of certain players can either seem too low or too high. For wide receiver Dez Bryant, his overall rating did not make him too happy.
 
After dealing with an injury-filled 2015 season, EA Sports decidedly dropped Bryant from a 96 to a 90 overall rating and he quickly responded after last Friday’s preseason game.
 
"It is what it is," Bryant told The Dallas Morning News. "We're just going to see what happens. Like I told Madden, they put me at 90. I'm not worried about that. That rating going to shoot up real quick, you best believe that.”
 
On their release date, Madden had some fun with No. 88 on Twitter.
https://twitter.com/EAMaddenNFL/status/768105465196621824
 
Bryant also took to his account to clear up all of the confusion.
https://twitter.com/DezBryant/status/768095200434462720
https://twitter.com/DezBryant/status/768096524605632513
 
Even though it’s just fun and games, Dez Bryant will begin to prove his elite status in the Cowboys’ regular-season opener on Sept. 11.  Read