Dez Bryant: ‘I feel like I did OK’

Dez Bryant played in all but one game during his second NFL season, catching 63 passes for 928 yards and nine touchdowns. The 2010 first round pick improved in all major receiving stat categories after having his rookie season ended prematurely because of an ankle fracture.

“I feel like I did OK,” Bryant said Monday. “I feel like it could have been 10 times better, but as a team, we played well. In a couple of our games earlier in the season we fell short in games we should have won. If we won those games we would have never got to this point, but you know, things happen.”

During his rookie season, Bryant saw action in 12 games, grabbing 45 passes for 561 yards and six touchdowns. The Cowboys finished 6-10 last season.

With the franchise not meeting expectations, finishing 8-8 and missing the playoffs for the second consecutive year, Bryant was asked if Jason Garrett was the right person to be head coach of the team.

“Of course, of course,” he said. “He’s very passionate about this game. that’s the kind of coach you need, be leading a group of guys like us. I feel like we’ll be 10 times better next year with him.”

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