Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant had a full-fledged breakout year in 2012, catching 92 passes for 1,392 yards and 12 touchdowns.
But perhaps even more heartening for Cowboys fans, Bryant seemed to have matured over the year, a stretch of growth that’s reflected in Bryant’s inclusion on the “All-Joe” Team, put together by USA Today--which honors players with that “lunch pail” attitude that’s so revered among people that talk about football for a living.
“Long perceived as a prima donna, Bryant proved he’s got some Joe in him,” the article says, via the Dallas Morning News. “He snared 10 of his 12 TD catches in the second half of the season, four of them after he continued to play with a broken left index finger. His surge and toughness nearly helped Dallas capture the NFC East title.”
Bryant was the lone Cowboy on the “All-Joe” Team.
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