Garrett on Bryant: ‘It’s fun to coach him’

IRVING, Texas – Dez Bryant has certainly looked like one of the NFL’s best receivers throughout training camp and during his two series of work Saturday night against Baltimore. He caught three passes for 59 yards and a touchdown during the first quarter.

Coming off his first Pro Bowl season, Bryant has a chance to be even better entering his fifth year in the league.

So what does Bryant need to work on?

"Oh, everything," Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Monday.

Garrett then mentioned a play on the game’s opening series where Bryant ran a bad route. Bryant went deep along the visiting sideline and failed to make the catch. The play was called back because of holding on left tackle Tyron Smith.

"It’s pretty easy to look at that and say, ‘Dez we have to do this, this and this.’ And there are other plays," Garrett said. "But he’s playing really well. He’s a heck of a football player, who loves to play and he cares about getting better and better to make himself great and make our team great.

"It’s fun to coach him. He still has a long, long way to go as a player, and he wants to get there."

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