The Dallas Cowboys leading receiver Dez Bryant remains confident (publicly, anyway) in backup Brandon Weeden but admits he missed Tony Romo in Sunday’s loss to the Arizona Cardinals.
Star cornerback Patrick Peterson and the Cards’ defense held Bryant to two catches for 15 yards and a late touchdown as Weeden struggled with his accuracy.
“You’ve got to understand, you know, when you don’t have everybody it can make a difference. It showed today,” Bryant said, per the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “Truthfully, of course, I missed (Romo). But I believe in Weeden too. I believe in him. Things didn’t go our way. We’ve got to go back to the drawing board and fix what we need to fix.”
It’s still unclear if Romo will return against the Jaguars on Sunday in London.
“You’ve got to give (Weeden) the benefit of the doubt,” Bryant said. “I’ve been working a guy for all my career, talking about Nine (Romo). Coming in, really not trying to make any excuses, we still should have gotten a lot done, but we didn’t. It is what it is. It’s very frustrating.”
With the loss to Arizona, the Cowboys are 6-3 on the season.
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