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Dez Bryant Reacts To The Cowboys' Amari Cooper Trade

dez bryant claps on the field with the dallas cowboys

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 23: Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys gestures to the crowd before the game against the Los Angeles Chargers at AT&T Stadium on November 23, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

The Dallas Cowboys made a big trade for a wide receiver on Monday afternoon, sending a first-round pick to the Oakland Raiders in exchange for 24-year-old wideout Amari Cooper, a former top-five pick in the draft.

The trade was a polarizing one, with many feeling the Cowboys gave up too much for Cooper, who's struggled over the past season and a half. Others, like ESPN analyst Jason Witten, think it was the right move for a Cowboys team that needs a playmaker on the outside.

"Look, they needed a big-time player. They’re 3-4. The division is wide-open. They needed somebody who could stretch the field besides Cole Beasley. I think Dallas wins that trade," he said.

The Cowboys' wide receiver production had been poor this season. The franchise cut Dez Bryant before the year and no Dallas wideout had really stepped up to fill the void left behind.

Many were wondering how Bryant would react to the news of the Cooper trade. He was asked about it on Twitter.

"I feel no type of way.. congrats to coop but that’s none of my business... I’m a fan of league," he wrote.

That's a solid answer from a player who's often not held back on social media.

The Cowboys, meanwhile, are off this week before hosting the Titans on ESPN's Monday Night Football.