According to the much debatable 2013 edition of the NFL Network’s “Top 100,” Dez Bryant is the 35th best all-around player in football and the second best player on the Cowboys, behind linebacker DeMarcus Ware (No. 12) and ahead of tight end Jason Witten (No. 41).
Former Cowboys offensive lineman Nate Newton, who is now a radio host here in Dallas, kindly disagrees with this ranking. Newton, in an appearance on 103.3-FM ESPN Radio’s Fitzsimmons & Durrett show this week, was asked if the emerging receiver was the best player on the roster.
“Easily,” Newton responded, via the Dallas Morning News. “If anybody can change a game or take over a game, that’s Dez. Right now, Dez is the most dominant player that the Cowboys have. You take from that last eight games of last year, is it an argument of Dez and DeMarcus [Ware]? DeMarcus was hurt.
“Now, DeMarcus can be a dominant player, but Dez has got that oomph that comes with his dominance. He’s willing to get out there and thump his chest gorilla-style to make it happen.”
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