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Jerry: Double-Coverage or No, Get Dez the Ball

Dez Bryant had six catches for 81 yards and two touchdowns against the Chargers

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    Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones wants to see his star receiver Dez Bryant to be more involved in the offense, and he doesn’t care if that means Tony Romo throwing into double-coverage.

    Bryant wasn’t terribly quiet in the loss to the Chargers. He caught six passes on nine targets and scored two touchdowns, including one on a jump ball that impressed Jones so much, he cited that play in arguing that double coverage shouldn’t stop Dallas from throwing it to the Oklahoma State product.

    “The same kind of throw you throw to him in the end zone the other day that he made that catch,” Jones told 105.3-FM The Fan on Tuesday, per the Dallas Morning News.He can make that catch with two people on him. You throw him the ball when he’s double-covered. He’s been thrown to when he’s double-covered. You can do that.”

    Bryant, who has seen a lot of double-coverage already this season, has 23 catches for 282 yards and four touchdowns going into Week Five.

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