ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 21: Miles Austin #19 of the Dallas Cowboys scores a third quarter touchdown on a 3 yard pass from Jon Kitna #3 and celebrates with the fans during the game at Dallas Stadium on November 21, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys defeated the Lions 35-19. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Miles Austin
After breaking out as a serious threat in 2009, Miles Austin has seen a great deal more attention from defenses this season than he did last season, which started as a veritable unknown. Now, with Dez Bryant out for the remainder of the season, Austin figures to see still more attention from defenses.
But the Monmouth product says that the extra attention, which has limited his production somewhat this season, doesn’t bother him.
“Man I’ve had years with less catches than nine, so that’s not my biggest concern,” Austin said Wednesday. “We’ve got some wins in the last month though, so that’s been the good thing.”
“I think he has tremendous fight, I think he’s a big time competitor, he’s fast,” Austin said of Ogletree. “Physically he has it--and mentally, as a competitor, he definitely has what it takes to play receiver and play a lot.”
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