Still, Bryant has found his way into the news. Two weeks ago, he caused a stir when he said he could become the first player in NFL history to finish with 2,000 yards receiving in a single season.
Between the morning and the afternoon, something appears to have irked the playmaker.
We'll see if Bryant is able to keep his word. If he believes cutting back his availability will bring a close to dumb things being said about him, he's mistaken. As Omar Little once said, it's "all in the game."