Thrown directly into NFL action without so much as a preseason snap under his belt, and almost a full year since playing in any sort of football game, Dez Bryant has responded about as well as anyone could have hoped. He’s made plays both on offense and special teams, and made clear that he is not intimidated by the not-so-subtle jump from the college game to the NFL.
But, according to offensive coordinator, the kid who many believe to be Dallas’ next great receiver still has a way to go to realize the lofty expectations surrounding him.
“He's got a lot of steps to take,'' Garrett said, per the Dallas Morning News. “He's transitioned well for a guy who missed most of training camp. To be able to perform as well as he has been very impressive.
“He's not bothered by game situations. He embraces them. He loves to play, and he can make plays. We've tried to give him an opportunity to do that, and he has stepped up and responded.''
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