Not a Game: Dez Bryant “Insulted” by Madden Rating

FRISCO - It's rare that the release of a sports video game is just as anticipated as the sport itself but we're not talking about any old video game, we're talking about Madden NFL 17.

If there's one thing NFL players are more obsessed over than their contracts it's their Madden rating, and one Cowboy is taking his as a slap in the face. Dez Bryant was given an overall rating of 90 for this year's game, 6 points worse than his rating in last year's release.

When asked about the rating, Bryant joked around saying, “Oh my God. That is an insult, like, why would you do that to me? Not John Madden, because I love him. It's the developers.”

Bryant's rookie teammates will need to earn their way into the 90's. As of now, Ezekiel Elliott has an overall rating of 80. While we're pretty sure that after two very impressive pre-season games, Dak Prescott has a much better rating than his self-predicted rating of 10.

Hey, nothing wrong with a little extra motivation before the season, right Dez?